Tourism & Community Development: Traveling for People or Places?


What do you remember after your traveling days?

If we relate this question to my traveling lifestyle then my answers would be combination of ‘meeting old and new friends’, ‘business purpose’, ‘experimental travel’, ‘world exploration’ , and ‘volunteer for a cause’.  I am pretty sure your answer would be different or maybe similar like mine.

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Conservation Travel Vs. Ecotourism

Ecotourism is defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.” (TIES, 1990)
If you guys previously know about Ecotourism, what about Conservation Travel?  There is no single definition on Conservation Travel even though it has been coined by several ecotourism and travel based websites to date. However, it does have strong relation to ecotourism as mentioned in The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) webpage. I guess if you talked about traveling based conservation, it would not only including nature sightseeing but also what you can give back to society at your travel destination.

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