International Eco tourism Society refers to Eco tourism as visiting any natural place that protects the environment and also looks after the welfare of the local people residing in that area. Eco tourism industry encompasses all the activities directed towards the maintenance of the natural surrounding. Besides, supporting recycling of objects,reuse of water, using energy efficiently and simultaneously providing employment opportunities for the local people residing in that areas also forms a part and parcel of the Eco tourism industry.
Many policies and strategies have been formulated to govern the Eco tourism industry. These policies are worked out by eminent personalities of the society pertaining to Eco tourism. The personalities belong to the following sectors:
There are several projects which are re-structured from time to time in order to meet the requirements of the time. However, Eco tourism industry also has few snags. They can be listed as below: