Friday, March 15, 2013

Tourism industry in geopraks

The multidisciplinary nature of the concept of Geopark and  tourism promotion in geoparks, in the holistic nature, differentiates itself from other models of sustainable tourism. In fact, sustainable tourism promotion in geopark actually encompasses many of the subdivisions of sustainable tourism including: geotourism (geo-site tourism: as a basic factor), community-based tourism and integrated rural tourism(as a vital needs), ecotourism, cultural heritage tourism and etc. Finally tourism promotion in Geopark, as a geographically sustainable and applicable tourism model, aims to sustains, or even enhances, the  geographical character of a place.