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FORMS OF TOURISM

Prepared By: Ma'am L


ECOTOURISM NATURAL
TOURISM
SOFT ADVENTURE
TOURISM

HARD ADVENTURE
TOURISM

SPECIAL INTEREST
ECOTOURISM
Ecotourism is ecologically
sustainable tourism with
a primary focus on
experiencing natural
areas that fosters
environmental and
cultural understanding,
appreciation and
conservation
CORE CHARACTERISTICS

Observation and appreciation of nature and


culture
Education and interpretation features
Generally organized by small groups or locally
owned businesses
Minimum negative impacts
SOFT ADVENTURE
TOURISM

- requires a moderate level of physical


involvement by participants and are
less physically challenging than hard
activities.
H iking W alking tours

B icycling W ildlife spotting

W hale watching
C amping
F ishing
H orseback riding
HARD ADVENTURE
TOURISM - commonly involve a
higher level of physical or
rugged involvement or a
potentially greater
personal challenge for
participants and the risk
factor also increase.
S elunking S kiing

S cuba diving K ayaking

O cean sailing
W hitewater rafting
M ountain climbing
S urfing
SPECIAL INTEREST
WILDLIFE TOURISM
Observation
Photography
Interaction
- travel directed toward
experiencing the arts, heritage
and special character of unique
places
CULTURAL
TOURISM
-includes arts, cultural
activities and physical heritage
ICOMOS
(International Council on Monuments and Sites)

International and domestic cultural visitors


Attend the theatre, concerts or performing arts
programs
Go to art craft galleries/workshops or studios
Attend festivals or fairs
Visit heritage buildings, sites or monuments
- the overnight travelers aged
15 years and above who
participate in the following
activities
EVENTS
Festivals/fairs or cultural
TOURISM
event
Organized sporting event
FARM TOURISM
-well established in Europe,
New Zealand and Australia OTHER
EDUCATIONAL TOURISM FORMS
OF
-edu-tourism with the TOURISM
primary purpose of
engaging in a learning
experience