Community-based ecotourism

Community-based ecotourism refers to a form of tourism where the local community and its residents have substantial control and involvement in the development and management of the local tourism industry and a greater portion of the economic gains remain within the community. (Sec. 4(b), Balanga Wetland and Nature Park Responsible Ecotourism Act, Republic Act No. 11365, August 8, 2019)