Is there such thing as “positive tourism”?

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Eco-tourism in Africa – Is There Such a Thing As Positive Tourism?

Many would argue the ill effects tourism can have on natural habitats and the animals themselves but the major argument for positive tourism is sustainable tourism – sharing the benefits of wildlife and socioeconomic development through the promotion of tourism. The objective of those working in the African travel industry should be to bring about sustainable economic development by way of eco-tourism, which is said to be the fastest growing industry in the world! Poverty and ineffective land use can be addressed with the help of tourism opportunities like African safaris, adventure holidays and fair trade travel.

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One Comment on “Is there such thing as “positive tourism”?”

  1. Moe Tamani Says:

    Africa is one of the center for ECO tourism and safari to see the wild animal in there natural habitat

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