Title: Ecotourism in India: social trends and pathways on sustainable tourism and eco-travelling

Authors: Gurinder Singh; Vikas Garg; Shalini Srivastav

Addresses: Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India ' Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India ' Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract: India is a developing country and has remarkable growth in various sectors including nature-based tourism as the government is working a lot on eco-tourism activities. Based on various current researches, there is both qualitative and quantitative analysis which is based on various ideas and reviews of various eco-tourists in India which has the main idea to identify the research gap and also to discuss various reasons to implement ecotourism in India. By past trends, it is found out that by research we can analyse both positive and negative aspects of mass tourism which also results in its impact on all the areas and has come out as a highlighted research area that needs to be looked upon. We have tried to find out the research gap in the basic principles of eco-tourism and encouraged suggestions, recommendations, and limitations in this area of work.

Keywords: community-based tourism; conservation planning; ecotourism; India; protected areas; wildlife.

DOI: 10.1504/IJBG.2021.10040668

International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 2021 Vol.28 No.4, pp.468 - 480

Accepted: 23 May 2020
Published online: 01 Sep 2021 *

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