Ecotourism is about uniting conservation, communities, and sustainable travel. This means that those who implement and participate in ecotourism activities should follow the following ecotourism principles:
build environmental and cultural awareness and respect
provide positive experiences for both visitors and hosts
provide direct financial benefits for conservation
provide financial benefits and empowerment for local people
raise sensitivity to host countries’ political, environmental, and
An entrepreneur is a person who provides the initiative and takes the risk in establishing a business. An entrepreneur is innovative and uses society’s needs to create business opportunities and takes the initiative in setting up a business to avail of the opportunity and make a profit
A characteristic is a special attribute or trait that distinguishes one person from another, stubbornness, impatience, tidiness are all characteristics
A skill, is an ability people have gained through practice and knowledge. Some people might be skilled at football, others painting. Some skills are born of natural talent, others are developed through training, education and practice.
It can be hard to distinguish between skills and characteristics
New Business – at this stage the entrepreneur combines all the resources together to produce a good or service. He/she must spot a gap in the market, undertake the research, obtain the necessary finance and produce a business plan to impress investors
Medium-sized Business – now the entrepreneur must expand the firm’s range of new products, develop new uses for existing products and discover new ways of serving the market
Large Business – the entrepreneur will be concerned mainly with the expansion of the business into new markets.