WHAT IS ECOTOURISM?
“Environmentally responsible travel to natural areas, in order to enjoy and appreciate nature (and accompanying cultural features, both past and present) that promote conservation, have a low visitor impact and provide for beneficially active socio-economic involvement of local peoples.”
Most tourism in natural areas today is not ecotourism and is not, therefore, sustainable. Ecotourism is distinguished by its emphasis on conservation, education, traveler responsibility and active community participation. Specifically, ecotourism possesses the following characteristics: The Nature Conservatory here.
Why Ecotourism ?
Eco tourism benefits you and the world at large. Not only are you enjoying exotic destinations, but you are helping to shape and conserve the natural resources of our mother earth. Often these trips are not only fun and interesting, they are also an opportunity to get your hands a bit dirty helping the world survive and thrive one person at a time.
The kind of vacation that leaves you feeling super knowing that you had a positive impact on the environment and the people who call these havens home everyday. You are not just a tourist – but an ambassador of hope and goodwill.
Save A Tree or Save A Life – Ecotourism With A Purpose
Traveling can be one of life’s most exciting and life changing; experience. The natural wonders, meeting people from different cultures, experiencing things only imagined. Becoming an ecotraveler or enthusiasts means looking at travel from an entirely new perspective, seeing the pleasures and enjoying the purpose, too. This is the challenge for the next generation as well as the young at heart.
Ecotravel allows families and individuals to broaden horizons and help sustain the environment, cultures and economies of the earth. Whether you goal is to save a rain forest or bring sustainable health care and modest prosperity to a remote indigenous village. Take your talents, your imagination, your heart, your soul and create the vacation travel experience of your lifetime.