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
the part 1 (PDF - 1,8 MB)
3. The Components of Successful Ecotourism
5. Resource Documents
the part 2 (PDF -1,5 MB)