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Ecotourism in Laos

Small and land-locked, Laos is becoming an increasingly popular southeast Asian destination, and for good reason. The country is home to some spectacular natural sights, intriguing historical sites, varying volunteer experiences, and totally unique ecotourism experiences.

Water, Water Everywhere

Despite being a land-locked country, travelling in Laos offers multiple opportunities for water-based activities.

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Jordan: Using Eco-Tourism for Sustainable Development

Think of travel in the Middle East, and it's likely that eco-tourism isn't the first thought that comes to mind. Often associated with desert sands, rich history, deep religious symbolism, and political unrest, the Middle East has certainly projected an image to travelers, and eco-tourism is barely a pixel. However, up close, that pixel packs a pretty powerfully green punch, emanating from Jordan.

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Contradictories of 'VolunTourism'

By Emily, 02/15/2010 - 17:18

During the last decades there has been a growing tendency of looking for alternative ways of tourism development in order to slow or arrest the deterioration process of contemporary mass tourism. In a way this process can be described as a search of alternative and responsible tourism that would be an antithesis of mass tourism.

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