A new source of income developing this niche market segment.
Develop a list of local birds species and seasonality and offer birdwatching tours provided by a knowledgeable passionate guide.
Raise Travelers’awareness towards the importance of biodiversity, conservation of birds and their habitats.
We can distinguish three categories of birdwatchers travelers:
By offering birdwatchers-friendly facilities you can attract twitchers and enthusiastics travelers. And you can then use these facilities to offer birdwatching tours to more casual travelers as an additional extra activity. It’s a good way to raise awareness about birds (and then also more globally wildlife) biodiversity issues.
Watch the above video to learn from the successful practices implemented by Laguna del Lagarto Lodge in Costa Rica.
Read further about the subject:
|Name||Type of facility||Environment||Country||Swap?|
|MATER - Sustainable Tourism||Packages and tours||rural, urbain, mer, montagne, zone-chaude, zone-temperee, zone-froide||Argentina||No|
|MATER - Tourisme Durable||Séjours et circuits||rural, urbain, mer, montagne, zone-chaude, zone-temperee, zone-froide||Argentina||No|
|MATER - Turismo Sustentable||Estancias y excursiones||rural, urbain, mer, montagne, zone-chaude, zone-temperee, zone-froide||Argentina||No|
|La Laguna del Lagarto Lodge||Hotels & guest houses||rural, zone-chaude||Costa Rica||Yes|
|The storyteller stick||Heritage and Biodiversity, Local Development, Travellers Awareness|
|Supporting Scientific Research||Heritage and Biodiversity, Travellers Awareness|
|Introducing the travelers||Social Responsibility, Travellers Awareness|
|Hygiene celebration||Heritage and Biodiversity, Local Development, Travellers Awareness, Waste Management|
|LPO shelter||Heritage and Biodiversity, Social Responsibility|