sustainable ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel


participating in ecotourism activities means following the ecotourism principles


importance to tourism in developing countries:


  • tourism is a principle “export” for 83% of developing countries, and the leading export for many of the poorest countries
  • for the world’s 40 poorest countries, tourism is the second most important source of foreign exchange, after oil
  • international tourism in developing countries is increasing by 9.5% a year compared to 4.6% worldwide




tropical consults´ target is to consider the most important principles about ecotourism in its daily business: 

  • build environmental and cultural awareness and respect 
  • provide positive experiences for both visitors and hosts
  • provide direct financial benefits for conservation
  • provide financial benefits and empowerment for local people
  • raise sensitivity
  • minimize environmental impact