Introduction to Ecotourism
A primary course for ecotourism concepts
The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ecotourism. Founded in 1990, TIES has been on the forefront of the development of ecotourism, providing guidelines and standards, training, technical assistance, and educational resources. TIES’ global network of ecotourism professionals and travelers is leading the efforts to make tourism a viable tool for conservation, protection of bio-cultural diversity, and sustainable community development.
Through membership services, industry outreach and educational programs, TIES is committed to helping organizations, communities and individuals promote and practice the principles of ecotourism. TIES currently has members in more than 190 countries and territories, representing various professional fields and industry segments including: academics, consultants, conservation professionals and organizations, governments, architects, tour operators, lodge owners and managers, general development experts, and ecotourists.
Frequently Asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
Students have as much time as they require to finish this course.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, students have unlimited access to this course - across any and all devices.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days after enrolling and we will give you a full refund.
Thank you for taking this course. We hope you will find your work herein useful and beneficial. We also hope you will choose to stay engaged with us at TIES, and we invite you to contact us.