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Tourisms

 
EcoTourism
Responsible Travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well being of local people.
Cultural Heritage Tourism
The National Trust defines cultural heritage tourism as traveling to experience the places, artifacts and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past and present. It includes cultural, historic and natural resources.
AgriTourism
Refers to the act of visiting a working farm or any agricultural, horticultural or agribusiness operation for the purpose of enjoyment, education, or active involvement in the activities of the farm or operation.
GeoTourism
Tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.
Sustainable Tourism
Sustainable tourism, like a doctor's code of ethics, means "First, do no harm." It is the foundation for destination stewardship.
Civic Tourism
“Civic tourism is about appreciating tourism as a public good, valuing it as a public responsibility and practicing it as a public art.” Dr. Dan Shilling; 2008 Civic Tourism Conference
Culinary Tourism
Culinary Tourism is defined as the pursuit of unique and memorable eating and drinking experiences.
Rural Tourism
Recreational experience involving visits to rural settings or rural environments for the purpose of participating in or experiencing activities, events or attractions not readily available in urbanized areas. These are not necessarily agricultural in nature.
VolunTourism
Individual or group travelers are encouraged to build service into their vacation plans, offering an opportunity for service that enriches the host community and increases the travelers’ knowledge and exposure to local issues

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