Ecotourism is broadly defined as low impact travel to endangered and often undisturbed locations.
It is different from traditional tourism because it allows the traveler to become educated about the areas – both in terms of the physical landscape and cultural characteristics, and often provides funds for conservation and benefits the economic development of places that are frequently impoverished (Amanda 2018). And also the fastest growing sector of the tourism industry. It has the potential to build local economies, provide opportunities for cultural exchange and encourage sustainable development in tourism. It also has its challenges. In this essay it would contain a brief history, the meaning of Ecotourism, benefits of ecotourism, how ecotourism is importance to the tourism industry, the principles of Ecotourism and the advantages and disadvantages of ecotourism in the Tourism Industry.