What is geotourism?
Profile of tourism as economical sector has exibited fundamental changes in terms of structure and planning in the last few years. Until the end of the 80's, the classical tourism was related to visits to destination with the planning addressed to hotels and programs for coast leisure. The modern tourism is not only this program, but also a question of experimentation.
New different versions, like gastronomic tourism, adventure travel or cultural tourism meet the new more demanding and knowledgeble tourist, who searches above all information with leisure and responsibility.
Brazil tends to benefit tourism in the coast, mainly the northeast region for developing tourism infrastructure. Concerning the natural beauties and history, there are other regions which show an interesting whole of characteristics that can be offered as tourist products in addition to the traditional ones. This is due to an increase of demand in tourism nowadays.
The history of the settlement connected to the mining in many cities or natural known settings can be offered as cultural tourism, ecotourism or even shopping tourism in some cases.