Award Date

5-2008

Degree Type

Professional Paper

Degree Name

Master of Hospitality Administration

First Committee Member

Seyhmus Baloglu, Chair

Number of Pages

18

Abstract

Ecotourism is defined by the Ecotourism Society as “responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare of the local people”. The effect of this type of tourism poses both negative and positive impacts on the tourist and society. The importance of true ecotourism is to conserve and improve the environment, but the sustainability of this type of tourism can face ecological and economic challenges.

Keywords

Ecotourism – Economic aspects; Tourism – Environmental aspects

Disciplines

Hospitality Administration and Management | Tourism and Travel

Language

English


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