Eco-tourism and cultural tourisms are derivations of the parent tourism. One with a focus on three major aspects ……..1. Localism ……….2. Visitors ………..3.Environment. The other taking culture, history, tradition and heritage as nodes. This gives the government, development authorities and other related organizations a stream to think on the basis of the above mentioned facets, in order to frame their policies or draw guidelines etc. Eco-tourism handles one of the major aspect- environment, No/minimum hamper to the surrounding geography of the area. As environmental concerns increases ecotourism, sustainability and efficiency will be on the charts always. Ecotourism studies can handle issues related to these underlying aspects…………… Exploring eco-tourism --- The who what when why and how
1.What is eco-tourism , definition
2.tourism as a market segment
3.benefits of eco tourism (what it provides , to whom) , types 4.functional viewpoints of eco-tourism
5.eco-tourists (who are they , what brings them here , sustaining them , economics of expenditure, mode of transport , places of stay , time of travel , what they want , duration of the visit/stay , why do they travel . - categories –age group , occupation , profession etc) 6.eco-tourism management
7.impacts of eco-tourism (social , economic , geographic) , conflicts 8....