Adventures for Good collection

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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 […]

Spain

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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

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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 […]

Homes into hotels

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Travel writer Pat Yale lives in Turkey. Here she describes seeing at first hand the social impact of tourism on picturesque Göreme, where she bought a cave house almost twenty years ago.   While I’ve lived in Göreme, it’s grown from a remote Anatolian village with tourism on the side to a full-blown tourist resort […]

In this ethical boycott who wins?

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Mel Keyte sets out the short term impact of a boycott aiming for long term change. Tourists used to flock to see the legendary ‘long-neck’ women in northern Thailand. Now, amid campaigns to ‘Stop the Human Zoo’, the steady stream of visitors has dried up. And so has their money. Propped up by a set of […]

Tourist killed by elephant

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Following the killing of a British tourist by an elephant in Thailand, our Director has spoken out about the wider issues surrounding the use of elephants in tourism.  CH5 News has a short clip of this interview, with details of the tragedy; and whilst our thoughts are with the family, the context in which the tragedy […]

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