The International Ecotourism Society defines Ecotourism as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education”. Education is meant to be inclusive of both staff and guests.


Overtourism is when the quantity of tourists negativity impact the tourist location and locals.

By exceeding the tourist capacity and the locals ability to adequately support the excessive volume of tourists they are now victims of their own unchecked success..