Definitions for "Eco-tourism"
a combination of tourism and the environment (e.g. planning before development; sustainability of resources; economic viability of a tourism product; no negative impact on either the environment or local communities; responsibility for the environment from developers, the tourism industry and tourists; environmentally-friendly practices by all parties concerned and economic benefits flowing to local communities)
tourist activities designed to teach people to appreciate and care for the natural environment and wildlife.
tourism which takes into consideration many aspects of sustainable living and development and encourages the enjoyment of an area's unique landscape, fauna and flora without damaging or disturbing it.