Definition of ecotourism in English:


Translate ecotourism into Spanish


  • Tourism directed toward exotic, often threatened, natural environments, intended to support conservation efforts and observe wildlife.

    ‘The natural beauty and relatively healthy and safe environment have potential for tourism and ecotourism.’
    • ‘Failing this, the conservation outcomes of ecotourism may be less favorable.’
    • ‘They will learn what to avoid and what to apply in terms of improving ecotourism's environmental and social performance.’
    • ‘The conference touched on many things, but none more deeply than the fragile environment that still exists around the very concept of ecotourism.’
    • ‘As more and more of the world's tour operators are beginning to acknowledge, ecotourism has to live up to its green claims.’
    • ‘Billed as ‘The Nature Island of the Caribbean,’ recent efforts promote cultural ecotourism.’
    • ‘And, like ecotourism itself, there are wide variations in the types and rigor of these certification programs.’
    • ‘Junín community members want to continue with sustainable development based on ecotourism in the neighbouring ecological preserve.’
    • ‘That ecotourism is one of Belize's tickets to development is at least partially a result of the environmental history of Belize.’
    • ‘The crowning event, last month's Summit in Canada, was the largest worldwide gathering on ecotourism ever held.’
    • ‘Shrubbery and tree branches are used as sawdust and fodder for fires that generate steam for energy and land has been set aside for ecotourism.’
    • ‘Hardly an upstart, Maho Bay is instead a pioneer in small-scale, tent-based ecotourism.’
    • ‘She also pursued ecotourism, building cabanas and dormitories that now house visitors and school groups.’
    • ‘Now it is coming out with ecotourism programs to attract tourists.’
    • ‘Costa Rica has pioneered what's now become known as ecotourism, traveling in harmony with nature.’
    • ‘The other big challenge lies in looking at the mountainous areas where ecotourism is starting to become a very popular activity.’
    • ‘The 10 trips profiled here are mere snapshots of the rapidly growing world of ecotourism.’
    • ‘Second, I was on my way to visit one of the pioneers in community-based ecotourism.’
    • ‘Better than ecotourism is staying close to home and finding other ways of enjoying our leisure.’
    • ‘He knows that financial rewards such as those brought in by ecotourism are of great benefit.’



/ˌekōˈto͝orizəm/ /ˌɛkoʊˈtʊrɪzəm/ /ˈēkōˌto͝orizəm/ /ˈikoʊˌtʊrɪzəm/ /ˈekōˌto͝orizəm/ /ˈɛkoʊˌtʊrɪzəm/