UDC 369.032; 338.48
DOI: 10.51409/va2022.12.04.012

Authors

M. S. Baynova,
Candidate of Sociological Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Public and local Administration, Synergy University, Moscow, Russia
M. S. Udalova,
Project manager, “InfoMedFarm Dialog”, Moscow, Russia

Abstract

The purpose of the work. Environmental consciousness is now spreading to all areas of life, and in tourism, environmental priorities are becoming increasingly important. The article contains an overview of various interpretations of ecological tourism.
Materials and methods. The article gives criteria for ecological tourism in the Arctic. Based on the swot analysis, properties and problems are highlighted.
Results. Studies of modern highly developed people are interested in ecological tourism in different regions. For the Arctic zone of Russia, ecological tourism is one of the opportunities for nature conservation and socio-economic development.
Conclusion. The conclusions suggest that there is greater awareness not only about the Arctic, but also about the ecological lifestyle, involvement through tourism in the protection of nature, separate collection of waste.

Keywords

tourism, ecology, ecological tourism, nature tourism, agritourism, regional policy, Arctic, Arctic zone, specially protected natural areas.