Information post release after the First Internet Conference on Ecotourism in Russia

Ministry of Nature Resources of Russian Federation


Information post release after the First Internet

Conference on Ecotourism in Russia



Ecotourism initiatives in Russia may become an alternative to holidays abroad for Russian tourists during the different macroeconomic situation of the country.


Sustainable tourism in protected areas can be critical for their survival, says new IUCN report

This original press release appeared on the IUCN World Parks Congress website.


Sydney, Australia, 14 November 2014 (IUCN) – Increasing the number of visitors to protected areas can be an effective tool for conservation and community development, provided well-functioning management systems are in place, according to a new report unveiled today at the IUCN World Parks Congress taking place in Sydney, Australia.


Ecoturismo en la Mitad del Mundo

by Marcelo Merlo


Ecuador es un país que se encuentra posicionándose como una potencia turística. Ya son varios los galardones que han puesto su nombre en los más alto dentro de la industria, sin embargo en el 2013, este país recibió el galardón al “World Green Destination”, un importante reconocimiento al enorme esfuerzo que se está llevando a cabo para proteger la naturaleza, diversidad, cultura, tradiciones y variedad de este gran destino.


Ecotourism in the Middle of the World

by Marcelo Merlo



Ecuador is a country that is positioning itself as a strong ecotourism destination. There are already several awards that have recognized the country, such as the "World Green Destination" award, an important recognition of the tremendous efforts being undertaken to protect nature, diversity, culture, traditions and the variety that characterizes this great destination.


Best Practices at Borneo Eco Tours: Sukau Rainforest Lodge

About Borneo Eco Tours


Borneo Eco Tours is a Malaysian ecotourism company that specializes in community and nature based tour packages. It follows ecotourism and sustainability standards by focusing on four key areas: Planning effective sustainability, maximizing social and economic benefits for the local communities, enhancing cultural heritage and reducing negative impacts to the environment.


Ecotourism ‘ripple effect’ swells for Fiji

The islands of Fiji are still unique and rare gems in an ever-developing world. It is in this idyllic setting that the Island Spirit was born; revolutionizing the way tourism affects the island and its inhabitants.

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