Adventures for Good collection

Much Better Adventures launches ‘Adventures for Good’ New collection lets travellers support important causes with 20 active experiences in Ecuador, Chile, Belize, Iran, Peru, Australia, India, Canada, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and Laos. Criteria for the collection was developed with Tourism Concern Latest collection from multi-award winning travel company, rated #1 Travel Aggregator in UK The […]

Trouble in paradise – Thailand’s hotel workers tell their stories

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The article was originally published by Schyst resande (Fair Travel Network) together with Fair Action. Their ongoing campaign in Sweden looks into how hotel workers are treated in Thailand. Safe, friendly and affordable. Thailand is a favourite holiday destination. But the tourism industry isn’t all sunshine. For the Burmese migrant workers who clean the rooms, […]

AGM (annual general meeting)

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Notice of the annual general meeting of the Members of Tourism Concern. If you are a Member and would like to attend please register below. Date: Thursday 19th October Time: 6:30pm Place: ActionAid UK Head Office, 33-39 Bowling Green Lane, London EC1R 0BJ Agenda Apologies Minutes of the last AGM (TC AGM Minutes 2016) Chair’s […]

Help fund a film highlighting the issues caused by overtourism

Help us a fund a short film, produced by Tourism Concern Members and Barcelona residents, highlighting the issues caused by tourism in the city. Across Europe a backlash is building against the spiralling growth of tourism in some of the continent’s most popular urban destinations. In Venice, Rome, Dubrovnik and Barcelona tensions are growing as […]

Spain

Situated in Western Europe where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean, Spain lures over 50 million visitors each year with its sun, sea, sand and vibrant culture. Once a country comprising of quiet fishing villages and Catholic traditions, the tourism boom of the 1950’s and the end of a 36 year dictatorship in the 1970’s saw […]

Delhi homestay & walking tours for street children

Walks and bed & breakfast accommodation run by former street children. Let the young beneficiaries of our well-reputed local partner NGO, Salaam Baalak Trust, guide you through the hidden alleys and markets of Old Delhi. Or let them be your hosts stay in our new bed & breakfast, which offers a taste of the comforts of plush south Delhi but firmly in the centre of the city and in the real world. See, hear, taste and smell the vibrant as well as the more challenging side of Delhi’s narrow streets through the eyes of our young staff who know them better than anyone. www.streetconnections.co.uk

Child Rights Impacts in Travel and Tourism

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The tourism industry has huge potential to positively impact children’s rights. That the sector accounts for one in every eleven jobs is just one reason why tourism features in three of the new Sustainable Development Goals, the success of which will determine outcomes for children all around the world from now until 2030. To truly […]

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