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Ecotourism: Principles, Practices and Policies for Sustainability

This publication, intended as a preparatory document for the World Ecotourism Summit in Quebec, 2002, reviews the current status and trends in ecotourism globally, the challenges ahead and the lessons learned in over 15 years of ecotourism development involving a broad range of stakeholders.

Written by Megan Wood, the director of the International Ecotourism Society, it incorporates comments and suggestions from recognized academics, NGO representatives and inter-governmental agencies such as WTO, IUCN and UNEP.

Table of Contents

1. What is Ecotourism?
2. The Ecotourism Experience
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3. The Components of Successful Ecotourism
4. Conclusion
5. Resource Documents
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Language: English
Publication date: January 2002
Programme: Tourism
ISBN: 92-807-2064-3
Pages: 64