Advantages and disadvantages of ecotourism

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Advantages and disadvantages of ecotourism This write-up analyses some of the advantages and disadvantages of ecotourism. Ecotourism is a form of tourism that sustains the natural environment. It offers an opportunity for countries to promote themselves as environmentally friendly destinations that are committed to the preservation of their natural resources. What is ecotourism? According to the International Ecotourism Society (2015), ecotourism refers to responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education. Education in the definition is meant […]

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Stakeholders in tourism development

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Stakeholders in tourism development This article aims to identify the key stakeholders in tourism development. Stakeholders are very important for any organisation/industry, and without their support, and commitment, success can be a far-fetched idea. Definition of stakeholder A stakeholder is a person, group, or organization that can affect or be affected an organisation. According to Johnson, Scholes & Whittington (2006) stakeholders refer to individuals or groups who depend on the organisation to fulfil their own goals and on whom, in turn, the organisation depends. Stakeholders in tourism development Participation of […]

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Enclave tourism – definition and characteristics

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Enclave tourism – definitions and characteristics Enclave tourism has recently become an important topic of discussion and drawn a lot of interests from students, teachers, and tourists alike. A number of writers have attempted to define it and come up with some interesting ideas. This article focuses on what enclave tourism is and some of its characteristics.   What is enclave tourism? According to Cambridge Dictionary (2022) the term enclave refers to a part of a country that is surrounded by another country, or a group of people who are […]

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What is sustainable tourism?

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Sustainable tourism has its roots in sustainable development. The latter refers to the development that meets the needs of the people today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (World Commission on Environment and Development, 1987). The world developed incredibly fast in the last 60 years. This rapid development has heavily impacted on the socio-cultural and environmental spectrums worldwide. Consequently, an awareness has been developed that any development must be sustainable. This article briefly focuses on definitions and principles of sustainable tourism. Definition of sustainable […]

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