What is Ecotourism?
Many people asked me this question so here is the answer according to The International Ecotourism Society (TIES).
Ecotourism can be defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserve the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people and involves interpretation and education”.
Ecotourism has been gaining popularity since the 1980s, and it is estimated that the number of eco-tourists increases by about 10% annually.
The primary 'tourist attractions' of these trips are natural, exotic plants and animals, isolated cultures and the opportunity for personal growth. It gained more popular due to the pandemic as people started to tour natural places in small groups.
Here are eight incredible eco-friendly destinations:
*Costa Rica. The country undoubtedly most associated with ecotourism has made a name for itself as a travel destination because of its well-protected natural beauty.
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