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HTM 2454:Tourism and the Environment Defining Ecotourism Ecotourism as Oxymoron? We are ALL Responsible! Other Important Aspects of the Text How To Start an Eco-Tourism Business:  11 Steps
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Defining Ecotourism Defining Ecotourism is not an easy task.  There are a number of definitions described  in the textbook. For this course, the best  definition is the simplest: Responsible travel  to natural areas that conserves the  environment and sustains the well-being of  local people. (Ecotourism Society)
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“Eco-tourism” as Oxymoron? By definition, tourism involves transportation.  Unless you walk, bike, or ride a horse, you will  be using fossil fuels and polluting the  environment, no matter what your final  destination  The term eco-tourism has been taken over by  the market – it no longer implies sustainability  but instead is more in line with the broader  idea of any form of tourism involving nature
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