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 …
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.
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 …