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By Michael Luck, Torsten Kirstges

With regularly growing to be vacationer numbers and strain on assets expanding, there's a have to protect and shield ordinary, cultural and ancient assets. This publication introduces the reader to a couple of case stories from assorted elements of the area and illustrates percentages and constraints linked to the implementation of ecotourism thoughts.

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Wight, P. (1993) Sustainable ecotourism: Balancing economic, environmental and social goals within an ethical framework. Journal of Tourism Studies 4 (2), 54–66. CIT 127 Analysis of the Visitors of Superagüi National Park, Brazil Inge A. Niefer Tv. L. 210-170 – Curitiba-PR, Brazil M. Amend Rua Carlos Pradi, 167, Jardim das Amricas, 81530-180 – Curitiba-PR, Brazil The present work consists of the analysis of the visitors’ profile of the Superagüi National Park, located on the north coast of the State of Paraná, Brazil.

According to the Office of National Tourism (1997), ecotourists generally appear to be seeking travel experiences that involve areas or attractions of natural beauty, small groups and being away from crowds, some level of interaction with the environment, interaction with other people (preferably like-minded and compatible), some degree of information and learning, and fun and enjoyment. Eagles and Cascagnette (1995) define an ecotourist simply as an adult who travels with the intent of observing, experiencing and learning about nature.

A reflexive, conscious and serious position should be adopted in order to implement management criteria oriented towards solving conflicts in the near future. Addressing this need, it is the authors’ belief that the alternative tourism market analysis, the results of which have been given here, constitutes a research result itself. Based on this advance, segmentation methodologies and techniques must be constantly reviewed, adapted and even improved, in order to continue developing this type of analysis in coming years, as it has been found to be one of the best ways to deal with continuing changes in the alternative tourism activities scenario.

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