Many people think that the prefix “eco” in the word eco-tourism comes from the words ecosystem or ecology – and therefore consider the concepts of natural tourism and eco-tourism to be equivalent. However, despite the fact that the roots of eco-tourism can be found in nature tourism, this word has a broader meaning.
The International Society of Ecological Tourism (TIES) defines ecotourism as “a responsible journey to natural areas where the environment remains unchanged and where the lifestyle of the local population is maintained.”
This is the main difference between nature and ecotourism: Aboriginal tribes, their lives benefit from tourism, however, it does not invade their life and does not change it. The UN considers ecotourism not only a segment of the tourism market, but also a whole philosophy. “Ecological” – means oriented towards the environment and society. Continue reading
Sicily is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island of the Mediterranean Sea with an area of 25,700 square meters. km The population of the island is 5 million people.
For a long time, Sicily was not considered the best place for tourism, mainly due to the influence of the mafia and the poverty of the local population. Today the island is experiencing a tourist boom, attracting more and more travelers due to its unique history and culture, as well as its magnificent nature.
The climate of Sicily is typically Mediterranean, with hot summers and short mild winters, with a noticeable temperature difference between the coast and the interior of the island. Continue reading
Are you going to Turkey? Antalya 2019 looks good for a vacation, but you need to know some nuances, which I will tell you about now. And also about what to see in Antalya, I will compare the beaches (and the famous Lara beach) and tell how it is easier and faster to move around the resort city.
SIGHTS OF ANTALYA
In fact, there are not so many attractions in Antalya. For the beauties and antiquities you need to go on excursions (I will talk about them below), and now the main interesting places in the city
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