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Category: Responsible Tourism

This blog category features responsible tourism in Latin America. Learn more about innovative and effective initiatives that use tourism as a tool to generate positive impacts at local level.

Discovering Rural Tourism in Argentina: The Yungas Region

Responsible Tourism

Argentina

 
Last February, Hervé, a member of our Argentinian ground team took part in a journey to experience rural tourism in Argentina with members of the local NGO ProYungas, an organisation which supports rural communities in the Yungas region of northern Argentina to develop sustainable tourism programmes as a supplement to their traditional livelihoods.
In his own words…
Community-based tourism in the Quebrada de Humahuaca
I met Avelina from the …

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Community-based Tourism in Bolivia

Responsible Tourism

Bolivia

Can travelling be a better experience, both for the traveller and for the host community? If you are not reading this blog for the first time, you know I have been writing about how community-based tourism can be a tool for sustainable development, and about several destinations where this type of tourism is successfully implemented, such as the small fishing towns in the North-East …

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Community-based tourism: a tool for sustainable development

Responsible Tourism

Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Mexico, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Colombia, Costa Rica, Uruguay

 
Mass tourism can be an incredibly destructive activity with wide reaching consequences. However, fortunately for all, local communities across the developing world have been setting up ecotourism projects; a truly viable solution to some of the most urgent problems faced by human kind today, such as global warming, deforestation and land speculation.
Community-based tourism (CBT) is not something new
CBT is probably …

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