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Tourism Definitions (4) Glossary of tourism industry terms Prepared by Tourism Development Solutions (TDS)                Listed in alphabetical order Nature Tourism (Nature-based tourism) Nature in tourism involves experiencing natural places, typically through outdoor activities that are sustainable in terms of their impact on the environment." (Source: Tourism New South Wales)   INSIGHT: Nature-based tourism encompasses many leading and rapidly growing tourism subsets including - soft and hard adventure activities, beach tourism, wildlife tourism, scenic driving and sightseeing, eco- tourism, nature-based lodging and garden tourism. - Bruce Dickson, Tourism Development Solutions (TDS)     Niche market "A highly specialized segment of the travel market, such as a group with unique special interests." (Source: Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture) Networks and Networking (See: In-depth 'Networking' resource pages.)   Outbound tour operator "A company that takes groups from a given city or country to another city or country." (Source: Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture)
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