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Definition of Ecotourism:
A form of tourism that appeals to the ecologically and socially conscious individual. Typically involving travel to destinations where flora, fauna, and cultural heritage are the primary attractions and where social, economic and environmental needs must be considered together to ensure sustainable development.[1]
This is the common definition for Ecotourism, other definitions can be discussed in the article

Additional Information

Responsible ecotourism includes programs that minimize the negative aspects of conventional tourism on the environment, and enhance the cultural integrity of local people. Therefore, in addition to evaluating environmental and cultural factors, an integral part of ecotourism is in the promotion of recycling, energy efficiency, water conservation, and creation of economic opportunities for the local communities


References

  1. Wikipedia - Ecotourism