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The International Ecotourism Society

The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting ecotourism globally. Founded in 1990, the organization strongly contributes to the development of ecotourism while providing guidelines and standards, technical assistance, training, research and publications.[1] TIES' global network of ecotourism professionals and travelers aim to use tourism as a viable tool for conservation, protection of bio-cultural diversity and sustainable community development. The largest and oldest ecotourism society, TIES has members in more than 190 countries.[2]


  1. ^ "The International Ecotourism Society (ties) presentations". SlideShare. Retrieved 2013-11-12.
  2. ^ "The International Ecotourism Society". Retrieved 2013-11-12.