Ecotourism - the Main Form of Tourism Exploitation of Protected Natural Areas
AbstractThe ecotourism has a significant role in the economic development of this zones or regions as tourist attractions. The most important positive contributions refers to the state revenue generated by tourist spending and export / import of goods complementary for receiving countries, and the boost of investment in various sectors, so the multiplier effect of tourism by contributing to the economic prosperity of the country. Tourist activities carried out under the banner of ecotourism offer opportunities specific to the local population and tourist industry is forced to use natural resources in a sustainable manner and to assess the valuable natural and cultural objectives. As reflected in the various views reflected in literature, ecotourism is also an industry in the tourist market, designed to meet the special travel needs. Because these approaches can be considered ecotourism and tourism market segment, having a common language with cultural and rural tourism, as demonstrated previously. Originally designed as an alternative to mass tourism, ecotourism is materialized as a solution to combat negative effects and minimize impacts on natural ecosystems.
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Issue (Month): 2(2) (June)
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