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Tourism Concern campaigns for better tourism. We are an independent, non-industry based, UK charity, with members and supporters from around the world. We work with partners in destination countries and work to influence the industry to ensure that tourism always benefits local people. Find out more about our campaigns here.

Water Equity in Tourism

Latest Campaign


Orphanage Tourism

Tourism and volunteering in orphanages is fuelling the demand for "orphans", and so driving the unnecessary separation of children from their families.

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Understand the issues

Understand the issues


Explore how tourism can have a negative impact on holiday destinations. See examples of the key issues on our interactive map and read more about the negative effects of tourism.

Get an understanding of the issues with our in-depth section

Water Equity in Tourism

Our current campaigns


For over 22 years, we have been Britain’s only non-governmental organisation dedicated to human rights in tourism and have shaped and challenged the global tourism industry.

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Take action today

Take action today


Whether you take part in our online petitons, sign our Water Equity pledge or lobby the Cheif Minister for tourism in Kerala, take action for change today.

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Latest news


All Inclusive Report Launched - Mar 21, 2014

Ethiopia: Sustainable and ethical tourism has to be the priority - Mar 11, 2014

Orphanage Tourism: Tackling the Trend - Feb 20, 2014

Volunteer tourism marketing is in trouble - Feb 18, 2014

Kenya: Eco tourism volunteering, work experience, and internship opportunities - Feb 17, 2014

Volunteer tourism: 'the more expensive, the less responsible' study concludes - Feb 10, 2014

Township tours - Jan 27, 2014

Annual Report - Dec 18, 2013





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