Ekonomiczne Problemy Turystyki

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ISSN: 1644-0501     eISSN: 2353-3188    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/ept.2018.4.44-02
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Ecotourism as a factor influencing behaviour of tourism market participants

Authors: JANUSZ OLEARNIK
University School of Physical Education in Wrocław Faculty of Physical Education

KATARZYNA BARWICKA
University School of Physical Education in Wrocław Faculty of Physical Education
Keywords: tourism ecotourism tourism market market participants’ behaviours
Year of publication:2018
Page range:8 (17-24)
Klasyfikacja JEL: D91 L83 Z32
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Abstract

The aim of the paper was to identify the potential impact of ecotourism on tourism market participants. The methodology was based on the research of literature on ecotourism and tourism market, debate, and own reflection. The results prove that ecotourism significantly influences the awareness and attitudes of tourism market participants. It can serve as a tool to facilitate an alliance between tourism and the natural environment. Ecotourism can provide multidimensional advantage to tourists, entrepreneurs, inhabitants, and the nature itself. The paper indicates the directions of further research on ecotourism
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