Ecotourism and Sustainable Socio-Economic Development: The Case of Hyderabad, Telangana State
Keywords:Eco-tourism, socio-economic development
An ecosystem is a geographic area including all the living organisms' people, plants, animals, and microorganisms, their physical surroundings such as soil, water, air, and the natural cycles that sustain them. (Ecosystem 2018). Landscapes in Hyderabad are becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination, with both international and domestic travelers, where Ecotourism is the main activity contributing to the area's development. There is a need for sustainable development in Ecotourism, and the connection between tourism and the environment is much stronger than in other sectors. Ecotourism must account for social, economic, and environmental implications to succeed. This study aims to look at how ecotourism and sustainable development can be evaluated; and suggest ways to improve current ecotourism practices.