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Geotourism – Glossary Definition

Geotourism – Glossary Definition

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Want the definition of geotourism? Learn the meaning of geotourism and get a better understanding of this travel glossary term!

Wondering about the definition of geotourism? Keep reading to learn the meaning of geotourism, see some examples, and get a better understanding of this travel glossary term!

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What is Geotourism?

Geotourism is a kind of travel with a focus on geology and nature. Money is often spent discerningly, so that the proceeds return to somehow support the attraction or destination for future travelers.

More on Geotourism

Another definition for geotourism, according to National Geographic, is “tourism that sustains or enhances the distinctive geographical character of a place – its environment, heritage, aesthetics, culture, and the well-being of its residents.”

See also: Ecotourism.

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