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  1. Comment - Letters

    Ecotourism could have a negative impact on Lantau's environment

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... Ecotourism could negatively affect Lantau's environment I wish to respond to Chu Kar-kin's letter (" Lantau has so much potential to become a multi-function hub ", September 2). Your correspondent believes that if it became this multi-function hub, the island would attract tens of millions of visitors annually for ecotourism and geotourism and to see existing ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build eco-tourism resort on Lamma, not tower blocks: conservationists

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Conservationists want green-themed proposal to replace plans to double island's population Eco-tourism resort urged instead of Lamma project Conservationists opposed to the government's development plans for Lamma are proposing that an eco-tourism theme park be built instead of a residential compound that will almost double the population ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Giant strides: elephant eco-tours in Botswana

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm by Martin Williams

    ... High-end tourism is vital to the conservation of elephants and other wildlife in Botswana, finds Martin Williams, as he sets off on a unique safari. ...

  4. News - World - NAMIBIA

    Namibian greens, tour firms say filming of Mad Max damaged desert

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Windhoek Environmental and tourist groups claim film crew destroyed sensitive areas; government agencies say there was no lasting impact Filming Mad Max in desert park splits Namibians Namibian environmental groups and tourism comp ...

  5. Hikers follow eco-tours through Sai Kung to support WWF

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Community Centre chairman Yuen To-shing said he hoped the event would inspire the public to join eco-tours to give them a deeper understanding of the local culture and natural environment. Funds ...

  6. Eco-tourism warrior

    Posted Jul 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Ken Ching See-ho is founder and director of the Eco-education and Resources Centre, an organisation aimed at promoting eco-tourism in Hong Kong. He is also director of EcoTour ... tourism? It's definitely not about tourists. Eco-tourism encompasses issues such as souvenir development, waste control and hotel management. But the most important aspect is education. We ...

  7. A green approach to eco-tourism

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Eco-tours may be big business, but environmental protection should not be neglected Dotted with glitzy skyscrapers and swanky hotels, Hong Kong's famous skyline is featured ... the huge business potential, the commercial sector has also jumped on the bandwagon and is organising eco-tours for families. Last month, Hong Kong Disneyland added wild butterflies to their long ...

  8. Out and about on ecotours

    Posted Oct 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... job. Outdoor activities make for good memories but are theme parks the only option? Ecotourism offers a new option, giving children a lifelong appreciation of nature and teaching them how to care for the environment. 'Ecotours can help kids find the diversity of nature and learn how to protect the environment. That's very important because kids are the future of our ...

  9. Take in the view

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's countryside is breathtaking, but now you can join a free eco-tour and discover the hidden treasures- the rocks and stones ...

  10. Eco-tourism could be boosted

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Council chairman Joseph Tung Yao-chung said the planned move could help Hong Kong further develop its potential in eco-tourism. About 70 per cent of the land in closed border areas is expected ... this was an opportunity to develop eco-tourism for Hong Kong people. 'Eco-tourism is probably not for visitors from all origins- for example, mainland tourists are probably not as interested- but we can make ...




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