Tag: River excursion

With the world’s largest rainforest in the Amazon River Basin, the breathtaking sights of the Patagonian plateau, the heights of the Andean plains, or the biodiverse Galapagos Islands, South America has a lot to offer for the eco-tourist seeking great adventures 1. Cristalino¬† Jungle Lodge, Alta Floresta, Matto Grosso, Brazil Named one of the 25 […]

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Ecotourism in Cameroon Ecotourism in Cameroon is a growing industry promoted by government in order to preserve natural surroundings and help alleviate poverty. Whilst ecotourism in Cameroon remains a small industry, it is now experiencing encouraging growth. Africa in Miniature ¬† The government promotes ecotourism in Cameroon by drawing attention to its regional diversity, dubbing […]

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Tourism, not just ecotourism, in Vietnam, has changed vastly since the mid-1980s. Between political and economic reforms, government-led policy developments, work with the USAID, UNWTO, and UNDP, and a shift towards community-based sustainable tourism development, ecotourism in Vietnam has gradually grown into a fully-fledged industry. Political History In 1986, under the “doi moi” “renovation” programme […]

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There is no easy route to Rurrenabaque, Bolivia. What looks like a very short distance from La Paz on the map is actually either a treacherous fourteen hour bus ride or a much pricier one hour flight. Given the obstacles, I was surprised to find that when my travel mates and I arrived in small […]

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Ecotourism in Estonia is simply enchanting, whether it’s nature-based or cultural-based. Experiencing ecotourism in Estonia is also sustainable, due to the Baltic nation’s commitment to community-based development, opportunities for local interaction, and preservation of its cultural heritage and environment. Fabled for its whimsy and fairy-tale-like charm, Tallinn typically takes centre stage on most tourists’ visits […]

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Malaysia is one of those ecotourism gems, with a wealth of biodiversity and a dedicated group of ecotourism holiday makers flocking to both parts of the country for an exceptional experience with nature. Borneo usually gets all the credit when it comes to ecotourism in Malaysia, but Peninsular Malaysia is just as exciting, with places […]

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For those living in countries where temperatures have the habit of plunging into the nether-regions of the thermometer, travelling to Fiji has likely been part of a far-fetched, escape-to-paradise dream. Travelling to Fiji, specifically ecotourism in Fiji, represents everything you could possibly want in a ecotourism destination – warm islands, colourful reefs, dazzling waters, engaging […]

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With its lush tropical sites, impressive mountains and caves, and intriguing ancient Mayan ruins, Belize is a haven for ecotourism and exploration. Belize is so well suited to ecotourism, that it has become the country’s largest industry. Unfortunately, the ecotourists have also brought with them, albeit unintentionally, environmental degradation of many of Belize’s most popular […]

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The hearth of south east Europe, Bosnia and Herzegovina, is definitely a green hearth and one of the emerging ecotourism destinations. Before the war tourism was a thriving industry. Today it’s one of the last undiscovered regions of the southern Alps. Reason why tourism and ecotourism are being viewed with interest in Bosnia and Herzegovina […]

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This little island in the Caribbean packs a lot onto its shores, and has been recognised for it too. Dominica (pronounced dom-in-eek-a) is frequently touted as one of the most ethical destinations in the world, is consistently ranked highly for ecotourism opportunities, and was been named 2nd ‘most pure’ island a few years ago. Curious […]

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