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Definition of "ecotourism" []

  • Tourism involving travel to areas of natural or ecological interest, typically under the guidance of a naturalist, for the purpose of observing wildlife and learning about the environment. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ecotourism" in a sentence
  • "When he decided to establish the camp, the term ecotourism didn't exist, but Selengut"
  • "And the real motivation for ecotourism is in a room full of magic ..."
  • "Throughout the guide, Mader recommends tours and accommodations that actively support environmental protection, particularly at sites where ecotourism is linked to the well-being of the neighboring communities."