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How sustainable is ecotourism in Costa Rica?


Sustainable tourism: a geographical perspective: 107-118
How sustainable is ecotourism in Costa Rica?
This article examines the role of park-based tourism, through a case study of Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica. It is concluded that Tortuguero has the prerequisites for sustainable conservation-based tourism: an interesting and relatively easily viewed wildlife component, the potential for relatively easy access, and a distinctive local culture.


Accession: 003162568



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