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Adventure Tourism in the Four Different Worlds of Ecuador

Maximo Ortega, Blue Walkers, Ecuador.

Summary

The case study covers the rapid growth of adventure tourism in Ecuador. It explores its four different regions and evaluates the advantages of Ecuador’s geography for adventure tourism development. It describes, with examples, how indigenous peoples are now active members of the industry and details the involvement of the government of Ecuador in adventure tourism.

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Adapted from ‘Chapter 13 Adventure Tourism in the Four Different Worlds of Ecuador’. In: Jenkins Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Activities Management: A 21st Century Toolkit. CABI, pp. 155–168

10.1079/tourism.2021.0027

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