E3S Web Conf.
Volume 311, 2021International Conference “Ecological Paradigms of Sustainable Development: Political, Economic and Technological Dimension of Biosphere Problems” (EPSD 2021)
|Number of page(s)||14|
|Section||Rational Use of Natural Resources|
|Published online||19 October 2021|
Analysis of ecological tourism in Russia and USA
1 Irkutsk Scientific Centre SB RAS, 664033, Lermontov str., 134-117, Irkutsk, Russia
2 Irkutsk National Research Technical University, 664074, Lermontov str., 83, Irkutsk, Russia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The necessity of development and marketing of ecological tourism is substantiated today by requirements for sustainability of entrenched economic activities in specific regions, as well as by problems of environment preservation. The ecological tourism with active involvement of local residents in particular should become an important element for development of the regions promoting both economic development and preservation of natural and cultural heritage of our countries and the regions. The work presents the modern concept and approaches to ecological tourism, as well as the trends of its development in Russia and USA. The method of sociological survey and comparative approach are suggested as the tools to evaluate the role and effectiveness of ecological tourism, which is the most prospective way of tourism development, and is an important component of the socio-economic development too, capable not only to develop, but to protect natural, historic, and cultural heritage. The preliminary conclusions about the importance of the ecological tourism development for the sustainable development of the regions based on the entrenched economic activities of the local population. There is a need to implement modern effective and efficient eco-tourism practices in specific regions of Russia and USA.
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