Ecoturismo Italia has its roots in the many different activities involved in ecotourism from all over Italy. It addresses to anyone who wants to be part of the Ecotourism World: operators, tourists, students, local administrators, or anyone simply curious about this issue.
Ecoturismo Italia is a non-profit organization with the scope to promote tourism as a tool of sustainable development and, in particular, protection of the environment and promotion of traditional cultures, in Italy and abroad. Ecoturismo Italia represents a point of reference for all ecotourism tour operators in Italy and a national base for dialogue. Ecoturismo Italia collaborates with other associations involved in ecotourism around the world to create a common network of experience at the international level.
… The association objectives …
Would you like to get to know local people and animals in their incredible environment?
Are you curious about different cultures and people?
Do you want to travel carrying respect and curiosity in your luggage?
Ecoturismo Italia wants to develop more ecotourism initiatives and a higher quality of Ecotourism itself: The way of tourism that supports and maintains sensitive environments and cultures, in Italy and abroad. Within the last few years, the Ecotourism helped to protect natural areas and cultures at risk of extinction in many different parts of the world.
Nowerdays, the whales in the Italian sea (like the Minimanus) are much more precious alive than dead
Oftentimes animals make entire regions live up again – such as the african savannahs
Ecoturism Italia want the share of ecotourism in Italy and the world to grow bigger every day. The tourism in natural areas can be the leader of ecotourism, a kind of tourism that protects and supports fragile nature and culture in many places of the world. Luckily, ecotourism is the segment of the international tourism with the highest annual growth rates in the world!!
With a growing ecotourism the organization wants to:
Give to the environment a recognised value of money;
Develop a kind of tourism that enhances the protection of nature and culture, that pollutes much less and causes minor environmental impacts;
Have the opportunity to retrieve the traditional kind of tourism, the one which produces employment, especially in the countryside, without destroying the environment;
Represent a source of encouragement, give a sense of avantgarde for the entire tourism segment in Italy;
Stimulate people to travel in a more enjoyable way for anybody – for the one who travels, but also for everybody who lives and works in touristic sites.
The association wants to gather anyone who is interested in ecotourism either as an idea, or as a real practice, work together to conjugate tourism and conservation of nature, stimulating the social and economical development, as well.
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