Indigenous People and Tourism – report launch and film

We will be launching our new briefing on Indigenous People and  tourism on Tuesday 24th January at a reception hosted by Steve Reed MP in Committee Room 6, at the House of Commons. The relationship between tourists and indigenous people is complex and frequently disappointing for both, with exploitation, dubious and perhaps invented ‘traditions’ that can […]

Ethical Volunteering Conference 2016!

 Tourism Concern’s Ethical Volunteering Conference took place on Saturday 26th November and was a great success, so thanks to all of you who came and contributed. Here is a brief summary for those of you who missed this event. Introduction Tourism Concern Executive Director, Mark Watson, welcomed everyone with a brief presentation on the work […]

Alleppey update – December 2016

Our work to develop a Code of Practice for houseboats in Alleppey, India continues to progress well. This is an important project which promises to bring tangible benefits to the communities and environments of the backwaters. The enthusiasm shown for the initiative amongst all the stakeholders, including government departments and many of the houseboat operators […]

Slum Tourism Report launch & Christmas social

We will be launching our new briefing on slum / poverty tourism on Wednesday 7th December at a reception in Paddington, London. The event will also be a great opportunity to network and socialise with Members and supporters. The reception is free to attend for Members (£10 for non-Members) and will include refreshments. Slum tourism […]

Ethical Volunteering Conference 2016

How to volunteer overseas ethically Anyone thinking of volunteering overseas should attend this Ethical Volunteering Conference. 10am to 3.30pm, Saturday, November 26th Braithwaite Hall, East Croydon, which is a 11 min train journey from London Bridge. Also fast, direct trains from Kings Cross, Gatwick, Luton, Brighton, Victoria and London Bridge. Tickets £15 including lunch Tourism […]

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