Citations with the tag: ECOTOURISM
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- Save our countryside.
Willis, Monica Michael // Country Living; May95, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p20
Informs about several nature-oriented vacation programs for families. Equinox Inn in Manchester Village, Vermont; Kiawah Island near Charleston, S.C.; National Audubon Society's Youth Ecology Camp.
- Go wild!
Garza, Daniel R. // Caribbean Business; 4/9/98, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p18
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- Australia defines nature-friendly tours.
McBride, Eileen // Christian Science Monitor; 4/23/97, Vol. 89 Issue 103, p10
Reports on the rapid growth of Australia's ecotourism industry, focusing on Fraser Island. Types of animals that can be bound on the island; Definition of ecotourism; What Fraser Island was previously famous for; What resorts and attractions must do to achieve accreditation.
- Far-flung fantasies.
Ivanko, John // E: The Environmental Magazine; Mar/Apr1995, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p42
Presents destinations for ecotraveling. Podocarpus in Ecuador; Annapurna Conservation Area Project in Nepal; Coconut Beach Rainforest Resort in Australia; Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre in Indonesia.
- Welcome to paradise.
Rampell, Ed // E: The Environmental Magazine; Jul/Aug96, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p46
Reports on the ecotourism in Hawaii's Molokai Islands. Sites and attractions for visitors; Description of the natural environment; Cultural activities.
- Putting the `eco' in tourism at Kakadu.
Thwaites, Tim // Ecos; Winter96, Issue 88, p12
Discusses ecotourism programs at the Northern Territory in Australia. Issue of disturbance of wildlife; Education of tourists.
- Treading lightly in the Caribbean
Thwaites, Tim // In Business; Jul/Aug1993, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p32
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- Ecotourism in the national parks of Latin America.
Norris, Ruth // National Parks; Jan/Feb94, Vol. 68 Issue 1/2, p32
Focuses on the ecotourism industry in Costa Rica and Galapagos Islands. Attractions of the Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa rica; Wildlife species present; Threats to Costa Rica's national park system; Management plans at the Galapagos Islands; Tourism problems; Measures undertaken to...
- In Tyrrell County, `Eco's' the word.
salvesen, David; Porter, Douglas // Planning; Aug93, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p22
Features the promotion of wetlands and peat bogs in Tyrrell County, North Carolina as a tourist attraction. Strategy of bolstering the economy through ecotourism; Funding for development of the tourist attractions.
- Animal attractions.
Johnson, Angela D. // Women's Sports & Fitness; Oct93, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p44
Features nature trips. Caribou Migration Backpack; River trip on Utah's Lodore Canyon; Bicycle tour of Yellowstone National Park; African elephant-back safari of Botswana's Okavango Delta; Mountain biking in Kenya; More.
- Green Profits of Tourism.
Hardman, Chris // Americas; May/Jun2002, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the effort of the Mesoamerican Ecotourism Alliance to offer ecotourism products. Background of the group; Marketing strategy used; Description of some of the tours offered.
- Gentle journeys.
Dunn, Jerry // National Geographic World; Apr94, Issue 224, p25
Presents photographs of ecotourism activities. Taking of pictures of cheetahs in Kenya; Destruction of scenic landscapes by careless tourists; Environmental and economic benefits of the trade for localities with interesting wildlife. INSET: Check it out: Tips for travellers, by Dave Jonason..
- Guyana joining the crowd.
Collins, John // Caribbean Business; 1/18/96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p20
Reports on Guyana's plan to promote its ecotourism attractions in both Europe and North America. Number of visitors to Guyana in 1995.
- Nature-based tourism: The attraction is natural.
Fontana, Lou; McLaurin, Preston // South Carolina Business; 1997, Vol. 17, p60
Focuses on developments related to nature tourism in South Carolina. Background on the state's tourist trade; Profile of a typical ecotourist.
- Ecotourists to paradise.
Burnie, David // New Scientist; 4/16/94, Vol. 142 Issue 1921, p23
Discusses how ecotourism can help in the conservation of Costa Rica. Costa Rica's topography and plant life; Plans of president-elect Jose Maria Figueres; Establishment of national parks in the 1960s to preserve the environment; Case of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve; American ecologist...
Mercer, David // Geodate; Mar1996, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Discusses various aspects of ecotourism. Biodiversity as a tourism resource; Costs and benefits; Ecotourism as a niche market; Evolution; Definition of ecotourism; Ecotourism in Australia.
- Your chance for a green makeover.
Gray, Chris // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland; 11/6/2009, Issue 2888, p5
The article presents information on the service offered by Travel Foundation to travel agents in Great Britain to transform their business and be environmentally responsible.
- Costa Rica's `eco-devil' award.
Gray, Chris // Earth Island Journal; Fall93, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p6
Reports on the International Tourist Awards' presentation of its `ecological devil' award to Costa Rica for its `hypocritical eco-tourism' and its exploitation of coastal areas by foreign developers.
- Ecotourism is growing and getting greener along the trail.
Polson, Sheila // Christian Science Monitor; 8/27/96, Vol. 88 Issue 191, p12
Focuses on Maquipucuna, a nature reserve in Equador, as a model example of ecotourism. Maquipucuna Foundation as the manager of the reserve; Area as one the world's most endangered regions; Growing popularity of the area as a revelation to locals; Downsides to attracting too many tourists.
- Beware the eco-tourist.
McWilliam, Fiona // Geographical (Campion Interactive Publishing); Jun96, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p8
Describes the dangers of ecotourism. Failure to recognize tribal people's human rights; Activities of the Survival group.
- Getting ready to cash on wonders of the County.
Broderick, Pat // San Diego Business Journal; 09/29/97, Vol. 18 Issue 39, p6
Focuses on County Supervisor Pam Slater who is planning to establish San Diego County in San Diego, California as an international leader of ecotourism. Definition of ecotourism; Comments from Slater; Information on the County's first Ecotourism Summit; Where the summit was held; Identification...
- Ecotourism: I came, I saw, but I did not conquer.
Sager, Gene C. // Natural Life; May/Jun96, Issue 49, p1
Presents scenarios which aptly describe the concept of ecotourism. Ecotour of the Kakadu National Park in Northern Territory, Australia; Skiing in Killington, Vermont; Uluru; Yellowstone; Hayman Island; Australian Department of Tourism's definition of ecotourism.
- Eco-tourists and other oxymorons.
Mather, Christine // New Mexico Business Journal; Jul95, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p62
Criticizes the concept of eco-tourism in New Mexico. Ecology and tourism as two incompatible concepts; Tourists as blight upon the visual landscape.
Mather, Christine // Travel Agent; 12/09/96, Vol. 284 Issue 5, Best of Baja p6
Discusses the ecotourism market of Baja California, Mexico. Package tours available; Activities offered in the tours; Flexible itinerary by ecotour operators; Entertainment activities; Whale watching and touching experiences; Opportunities for snorkeling; Nature hikes; Desert drives available.
- Many resort areas now double as ecotourism destinations.
Arellano, Luisa Esquiroz // Travel Agent; 03/31/97 Supplement Tianguis, Vol. 285 Issue 9, p16
Offers information on popular ecotourism destinations in Mexico. Physical description of the resorts; Means of transportation; Location; Packaged tours available.
- Nature and history.
Myers, Laura L. // Travel Agent; 06/09/97, Vol. 286 Issue 7, p68
Reports on the development of ecotourism packages to promote Florida as a tourist destination. Requirements for tour operators; Example of the travel program offered by Michael Kelley; Lee County as state leader in promoting ecotourism resources and attractions.
- Green islands.
Arellano, Luisa Esquiroz // Travel Agent; 06/30/97, Vol. 286 Issue 10, p87
Presents a variety of ecotourism activities available for travelers to the United States Virgin Islands. Trails for hiking found in the island; Snorkeling facilities; Kayak tour available; Horseback riding at Paul & Jill's Equestrian Stables; Concordia Ecotents.
- How green was my valet--checking in to some ecological shangrilas.
Arellano, Luisa Esquiroz // American Nurseryman; 9/1/95, Vol. 182 Issue 5, p16
Suggests environment-friendly attractions. Saunders Hotel Group's eco-hotels; Zendik Farm; Biosphere II; Superfund tour.
- Beauty & the beasts of ecotourism.
H, Barbara MacKinn // Business Mexico; Apr1995, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p44
Focuses on ecotourism projects in Mexico. Ecotourism in Tres Garantias in Quintana Roo; Incidental tourism in the Los Tuxtlas region in Veracruz; Ecotourism in Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve in Quintana Roo.
- The light fantastic.
Dunford, Jane // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals (00494577); 5/12/2003, Issue 1667, p58
Focuses on ecotourism destinations and activities in Puerto Rico. Mountain biking and horse-riding activities in Vieques; Rain forests and waterfalls; Whale-watching; Diving. INSETS: Puerto rico activities.;Sample product..
- Coexisting with nature.
Elder, Martin // Travel Agent; 11/27/95, Vol. 277 Issue 11, p74
Reports on the efforts of the Caribbean Ecotourism Support Network (CESN) to attract ecotourists to the Caribbean. Enhancement and development of ecotourism through education and setting up policies and laws; Natural wonders as the marketing tools; Remarks of ecotourism supporters; Contact...
- Eco-packages in Maui.
Elder, Martin // Travel Agent; 2/21/94, Vol. 270 Issue 3, Hawaii p28
Reports on eco-packages through December 19, 1994 offered by Maui's Kapalua Bay Hotel and VIllas, Ritz-Carlton Kapalua and Kapalua Villas. Inclusion of a contribution for the protection and conservation of Maui's watershed and habitat for plants and animals in the package price; Contact...
- Smooth sailing for ecotourism bill.
Garza, Daniel R. // Caribbean Business; 6/18/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p25
States that a bill to establish Puerto Rico ecotourism law is expected to go to the Senate during the week of June 15, 1998. Information on the bill, PS-868; Details on hearings pertaining to the bill in April and May, 1998; Who will be responsible for the law.
- Tourism's green machine.
Hasek, Glenn // Hotel & Motel Management; 10/3/94, Vol. 209 Issue 17, p25
Presents an overview of the ecotourism industry in the United States. Responsibility of the hospitality industry in maintaining the balance between tourism and the environment; Ecotourism as the fastest-growing segment of the hospitality industry; Ecotourism's encouragement of environmental...
- White mischief.
Connolly, Mark; Kirk, Neil // Conde Nast Traveler; Mar1998, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p142
Presents information on the cash crop ecotourism in Costa Rica. Information on designs from several designers; Photographs highlighting these designs; Why Costa Rica is focusing on the wildlife.
- Beyond the beaches: Florida's great outdoors.
Myers, Laura L. // Travel Agent; 2/13/95, Vol. 274 Issue 6, Florida p1
Features ecotourism activities available in Florida. Description of activities featured; Locations; Contact information.
- An Alluring Course for Trinidad's Wetlands.
Sletto, Bjorn // Americas; Sep/Oct98, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p6
Opinion. Discusses the plans for a conservation and an ecotourism project in Nariva Swamp, Kernahan, Trinidad and Tobago. Description of the Swamp; Development of a wetlands management policy by the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Agriculture; Information on crops grown by the villagers of...
- Ecotourism arrives in Dubai.
Sletto, Bjorn // Middle East; Feb98, Issue 275, p17
Presents information on the first ecotourism site in the Gulf. the Al Maha Resort in Dubai. What the site will feature; Identification of the lead achitects and engineers for the site; Comments from chairman of Emirates, Sheikh Ahmed.
- Vacations in the wild.
Rogers, Aida // Sandlapper: The Magazine of South Carolina; Spring97, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p8
Discusses nature-based tourism in South Carolina. What some of the natural attractions are in South Carolina, including the Blue Ridge mountains and Low Country savannas; Types of activities offered by members of the South Carolina Nature-Based Tourism Association (SCNBTA), such as white water...
- How to go on safari.
Tangley, Laura // National Geographic Traveler; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p20
Focuses on the ecotourism in Africa. Ecotourist dollars as a strong incentive for protecting wildlife and habitat in the area; Disruption of animal behavior by unregulated tourists; African Savannah Workshop as an example of a top-quality tour; Trophy-hunting in various areas.
- Treading lightly.
Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor; 2/1/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 47, p11
Discusses ecotourism and the efforts of resorts to preserve sections of endangered land.
- Ruins and rainforest.
Rembert, Tracey C. // E: The Environmental Magazine; Sep/Oct96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p46
Discusses ecotourism in Guatemala. Natural assets of the country; Travel destinations suggested for tourists; Contact information.
- Focus on ecotourism.
Rembert, Tracey C. // Travel Agent; 7/18/94, Vol. 271 Issue 12, p66
Reports on the Bi-Annual Ecotourism Symposium of the African Travel Association (ATA) to be held in South Africa on October 30 to November 4, 1994. South African Tourism Board (Satour) as host; ATA's Ecotourism Manifesto presented at its 15th Annual Congress in 1990; Official flag carrier for...
- Meeting the challenge.
Malbin, Peter // Travel Agent; 1/16/95, Vol. 274 Issue 2, p58
Focuses on eco-tourism in South Africa, the host country for the 1995 Africa Travel Association (ATA) conference. Definition of eco-tourism; Material benefits of eco-tourism to impoverished communities in South Africa; Symbiotic co-existence between tourism and the environment; Anti-poaching...
- 'Eco-tourism' focus of Suffolk Legislature's EDEC committee.
Malbin, Peter // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 7/27/2001, Vol. 48 Issue 30, p19A
Reports on the efforts of the Suffolk County legislature's Economic Development and Energy Committee to create an eco-tourism task force in New York. Emphasis on the preservation of the environment; Enhancement of tourist trade; Generation of local business and tax revenue.
- Natural state.
Mablin, Peter // Travel Agent; 4/25/94, Vol. 270 Issue 12, South Carolina p10
Focuses on ecotourism opportunities in South Carolina. Birdwatching; Examination of nature guidelines for travelers, operators, communities and resource managers with the aim of not over-promoting or exploiting the state's natural resources; Nature travel in the low country and upcountry. ...
- Keeping It Real.
Nickens, T. Edward // Audubon; May/Jun2012, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p85
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of taking an ecological tour along Quebec's Saint Lawrence River with her 15-year-old daughter.
- Texas Tourism inventory underway.
Nickens, T. Edward // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 3/12/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p3
The article reports on the compilation of a list of nature tourism operations in Texas to help develop awareness programs for users and assistance for owners in March 2008.
- Aggressive marketing mars our Shangri-la.
Neville, Richard // Bulletin with Newsweek; 07/30/96, Vol. 116 Issue 6031, p52
Opinion. Presents the author's ecotour experience in Australia. Features of the facilities; Dissatisfaction of guests over accommodations; Reflections on the construction of a building opposite a beach.
- Waddle This Way.
Ho, Erica // Time International (Atlantic Edition); 11/14/2011, Vol. 178 Issue 19, p48
The article offers travel tips for Phillip Island, Victoria, including the Phillip Island Wildlife Park, which features kangaroos, koalas, and echidnas, and Summerland Beach in Phillip Island Nature Park, where a small species of penguin can be observed nesting in the sand dunes.