Eco Tourism – it’s not for
Visitors to the region want to feel good about the
environment and will patronize those businesses
that incorporate green practices and by being more
Nature based tourism is a $522 million industry in
Cape May County, and growing.
(ACCC CRBR 2006)
Nature-based tourism generates $2.3 million in
sales taxes; $1 million in occupancy taxes.
47% of travelers will take eco-friendly factors into
consideration, such as their carbon footprint or
“green” hotel policies, when making travel plans.