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Eco or ego tourism? The misuse of a buzzword



Eco or ego tourism? The misuse of a buzzword



Contours Bangkok 6(6): 20-24



This paper critically evaluates the growing popularity of eco-tourism. It argues that although this form of tourism has been promoted as being environmentally friendly, this is misleading. Tourism development in a specific region is often initiated by foreign investors, with little or no understanding of the natural environment.

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