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Ecotourism: Home

A guide to research on ecotourism.

What is Ecotourism?

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary ecotourism is defined as “the practice of touring natural habitats in a manner meant to minimize ecological impact.” In other words it is responsible, sustainable, ethical, and culturally aware tourism.

Overview

This guide provides information for beginning research on ecotourism. For more in-depth information on the tourism industry, please see the Rosen Library Travel & Tourism Industries Research Guide.

Click on the Books or Articles tabs to begin your research. Or, try any of the following search terms in our library OneSearch:

  •        Ecotourism (eco-tourism)
  •        Eco-travel
  •        Agritourism
  •        Green tourism
  •        Ethical tourism
  •        Volunteer Tourism

Helpful Websites

Here are a few helpful websites related to ecotourism. For a comprehensive list of tourism websites, please see the Rosen Library Tourism Industry Websites.

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