This case study will present the new trend of the urban ecotourism. It is common knowledge that green tourism is trendy. The cities are now involved in this trend. A lot of cities have begun to launch initiatives to try and develop the concept of linking social demand, economic needs and environmental requirements. This article will determine if urban tourism can become sustainable and environmentally friendly. The first part will include the explanation of the concept. The second part will present some existing examples around the world and particularly in Switzerland.
Key words: Urban ecotourism, green tourism, tourism, trend, Paris, Toronto, Lausanne
Authors: Alexandra Butty, Justine Berclaz, Morgane Pfefferlé and Julia Maret 703_e
Source: Case study – Urban ecotourism – 703e Tuesday, the 11th of November 2014