Ecotourism re-examined

Passoff, Michael
March 1991
Earth Island Journal;Spring91, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p28
Examines the principles of ecotourism. Inclusion of nature-based tourism and adventure travel in eco-tourism; Comparison between demand-side nature-tourism and supply-side eco-tourism; Strategies in supporting sustainable tourism development; Description of tours that support local economic and environmental needs. INSET: How `green' is your eco-tour?, by M.P..


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