Tourists and the development of tourism affect virtually every country on the globe and Costa Rica is no exception. Travellers from other countries influence communities, environments, and economies, often for the better, but sometimes also in worrying ways.
Learn More About Eco-Tourism In Costa Rica And How Eco-
Resorts Contribute To Sustainable Tourism In This Country
Today, tourism is not only arguably the world's largest industry, but also provides the largest
flow of people across the earth's surface. It is therefore an important tool for bringing about
change on our planet, while some people consider it to be one of the most visible
manifestations of globalization.
Tourists and the development of tourism affect virtually every country on the globe and
Costa Rica is no exception. Travellers from other countries influence communities,
environments, and economies, often for the better, but sometimes also in worrying ways.
While tourism is a source of great fun and enjoyment for hundreds of millions of people and
forges ties between people from different parts of the world and cultures, it is important to
consider and preserve the environment for future generations. This can only be achieved
through sustainable tourism.
Ecotourism is described by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) "responsible travel to
natural places that preserves the environment, supports the well-being of the local people,
and includes understanding and education." It is presently the fastest expanding tourist
Ecotourism is a word that is widely used today for trips to natural areas to experience rare
and beautiful ecosystems. Ecotourism is one of the most important aspects of the Costa
Rican tourism sector and Costa Rica had established itself as the poster child for ecotourism,
as far back as the early 90s.
The most important attraction is the quality and uniqueness of the natural environment this
country offers. Many ecotourism experiences are made available by an eco-resort in Costa
Rica, and many visitors from across the globe visit this country's protected regions for eco-
tours and fishing expeditions, and also some of the large national parks in Costa Rica, as part
of their ecotourism experiences.
Sound ecotourism methods in Costa Rica have r