Brian White discusses ecotourism contributions

School of Tourism and Hospitality Management Director Brian White was featured in Hakai Magazine discussing the potential for ecotourists to contribute to local conservation efforts.

Here is an excerpt:

“Tour companies need to promote and suggest to people who are going to these areas—especially people with a little bit of disposable income—that they contribute something to the protection of the environment, the habitat, and the local people,” says White. “That’s absolutely critical, and that’s where ecotourism is trending at the present time.”

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