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Recreation & Tourism Association (AWRTA)
AWRTA is a member-led association that represents more than 300 nature-based
tourism businesses, individuals, and organizations in Alaska. AWRTA advocates
for the sustainability of Alaska's natural and cultural resources, responsible
tourism and tourism planning for communities.
The SMART project will spread information on promising practices in sustainable
tourism development to make tourism in the arctic more sustainable and
beneficial to local people and nature.
Linking Tourism and Conservation in the Arctic
Recognizing both the positive and negative potential for tourism in the Artic.
Importance of Antarctica- History, Politics, and the Future.
Informative summary regarding the history, politics, and the future for
International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAAT
IAATO is a member organization founded in 1991 to advocate, promote and practice
safe and environmentally responsible private-sector travel to the Antarctic.
Contains guidelines, resources, operational procedures, informative papers and
Ecotourism Association Australia
Ecotourism Australia was formed in 1991 as an incorporated non-profit
organisation, and is the peak national body for the ecotourism industry.
Belize Ecotourism Association (BETA)
BETA was formed on Earth Day, 1993, by a small group of members of the Belize
Tourism Industry Association (BTIA). BETA serves as an advocate for conservation
and ecologically- sound development of tourism within BTIA and Belize. The site
contains current ecotourism issues, projects and practices.
This resource explains the concept of ecotourism in relation to the needs of
Belize. It also provides further details regarding the flora and fauna, national
parks, natural attractions and marine life.
Belize: Ecotourism in Action
This guide highlights the growth of the ecotourist in Belize and how he or she
can best get to all the attractions while introducing the reader to the history
and background of Belize as a nation, its people, customs, and culture, from
Mayan times to the present.
Community Development Project Brief in Belize
The Rural Ecotourism Assessment Program (REAP) is a model process that evaluates
three specific components in rural communities that help to make ecotourism
successful. The REAP process also helps conservation NGOs, government and
development agencies determine when and where it is appropriate to invest money
in community programs.