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Fourth annual Armenia Ecotourism Conference: Key Stakeholders Gather to Discuss the Future of Ecotourism connected with Protected Areas
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Fourth annual Armenia Ecotourism Conference: Key Stakeholders Gather to Discuss the Future of Ecotourism connected with Protected Areas

The fourth annual Armenian] Ecotourism Conference was held on August 30-31. The event was organized by the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment. in partnership with the Tourism Committee of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia (RA), RA Ministry of Environment, WWF Armenia and Transboundary Joint Secretariat funded by the KfW German state-owned development bank and The International Ecotourism Society (TIES)

Ecotourism Is The Solution To Overtourism
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Ecotourism Is The Solution To Overtourism

Overtourism does not result from ecotourism, and the principles of those who extol increasing tourism revenue to a destination at any cost are completely antithetical to those of ecotourism. Overtourism—which in its simplest form is tourism that harms communities by overuse or destruction of resources through overcrowding—stems from a lack of concern about destination community health and welfare. Again, this is entirely the opposite of the fundamental tenet of ecotourism.

The State of Ecotourism
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The State of Ecotourism

Scientific research proves that the state of the world is in peril. Take for instance, the environment. Already biodiversity has been reduced to the lowest levels in human history. We have lost 25% of all bird species, 24% of mammal species, 11% of plant species, and 24% of coral reefs. Ecotourism has the potential to combat these issues.

TIES Announces Ecotourism Principles Revision
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TIES Announces Ecotourism Principles Revision

WASHINGTON, DC — Effective January 1, 2015, The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) has revised its Definition and Principles, created by the founding members in 1990.  Leading up to the 25 year anniversary celebration in 2015, ecotourism experts from around the world connected to re-evaluate TIES principles of ecotourism as an initiative led by Hitesh Mehta, Judy...

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