The Pros And Cons Of Ecotourism

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Ecotourism can be described as responsible travel to natural areas which not affect the natural resources and preserve the benefit of local populations (TIES, 2015).Ecotourism no only protect the environment, it also admire the natural environment characteristics and respect the local culture. Ecotourism encourage visitorsto enjoythe natural environments with minimum impact and includes education to environmental conservation (Bob et al., 2008).
Ecotourism means people travel to destinations with enjoying the flora and fauna without harming (Lascurain, 1987; Joshi, 2011).Ecotourism focus on its landscape, flora, fauna, and local features. Ecotourism is a tourism visit a natural areas with lower negative impacts to environment in order to protect
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51). Quality means sustainable tourism ensure tourists get the best experience through the environment have improved. Continuity is defined as sustainable tourism ensure the persistence of natural resources. Balance means sustainable tourism fulfills the needs of tourism industry and local community in order to attain the goal. Coccossis (1996) recognizes that sustainable tourism have four different interpretations which is “economic sustainability of tourism”, “ecologically sustainable tourism”, “sustainable tourism development” and “tourism as a part of a strategy for sustainable development”.
Farrell & Runyan (2001); Bhattacharya, Chowdhury & Sarkar(2011) define that ecotourism ensure the persistence of natural resources and create economic opportunities for local community (as cited in Kiper, 2013, p. 775).Sustainable tourism is tourists travel a natural areas and only make a positive impact to the place and local culture. It does not inhibit the chance of future tourists from travelling the environment. If tourists steal the eggs of sea turtles or disturb sea turtles lay their eggs in beach so that affect the future tourists enjoying the same experience is not sustainable

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