Voices in Ethical Tourism

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Falkland Islands: living on the edge of the earth

Falkland Islands: living on the edge of the earth

Mark Stratton discusses life on the 778-island archipelago that is the Falklands Islands and where tourism is an increasingly significant part of the economy  (article reprinted courtesy of Wanderlust Magazine) Island survival doesn’t come much tougher than on the Falklands ...

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Eco-tourism with a difference at Karibuni

Eco-tourism with a difference at Karibuni

Writer Suzanne Elvidge shares her enthusiasm for an ecotourism project that really does deliver in more ways than one.  When you’re flicking through the gorgeous, glossy pages of a travel magazine, browsing Trip Advisor, or reading travel blogs online, the ...

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The Forgotten Children of Peru

The Forgotten Children of Peru

Lisa Imogen Eldridge, Girl about the Globe travel writer discusses the limitations of ‘ giving money to beggars and offers some suggestions on better ways travellers can help. It was on my trip to South America that I finally understood the meaning ...

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Look beyond…claims to ‘authenticity’

Look beyond…claims to ‘authenticity’

Helen Jennings discusses the pursuit of authenticity.  Authenticity has become the touch stone for tourist operators seeking to entice visitors to undertake a frequently expensive experience. The word is used as some kind of guarantee of a real, objective, truthful ...

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The Child-Centred Model of International Volunteering

The Child-Centred Model of International Volunteering

Ben Lambert, is the Seaver Foundation’s 2016 programme coordinator and shares his thoughts and conclusions of his research, undertaken whilst a volunteer “Along their journey, The Seaver Foundation found that listening to children’s voices in terms of what they need, want, and feel during ...

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Small is Beautiful and Green

Small is Beautiful and Green

Nicola Caygill gives a fresh perspective on cruising. Most of you will be aware of the  questionable practices of big ship cruises, both environmental and social.  I want to balance this with good news from the small ship tourism sector.  ...

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