Whether you are a traveller, a tour operator or a civil society organisation, there are a lot of easy steps you can take to turn these issues around – in Southern India and at other destinations.
What you can do as a tourist
Planning a trip somewhere? Currently on holiday or just back from travelling? From inquiring about your hotel to reporting issues you’ve seen at your destination, there are many useful things you can do. Enjoy your experiences more when you know they benefit the people who welcome you!
Tips for tourism industry professionals
Tour operators and travel agents have the power to greatly influence travelling habits. By offering more sustainable travel options and assisting their clients in their clients in their journey preparation, tourism industry professionals can be key in helping tourism become more ethical.
Tourism Concern welcomes the opportunity to work with any organisation willing and capable of change so long as the objectives of the partnership reflect our mission and values.
Are you a CSO in Southern India?
Kabani and Tourism Concern have developed toolkits in Malayalam, Tamil and English which aim to empower your organisation and the people you represent, by providing a better understanding of the tourism industry, the policies involved in tourism development, and the tools available to you in the fight for your rights.
Contact Kabani to receive a copy and to discuss the possibility of advocacy training for your group.