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One community based tourism organization, though, is the Swiss run CBT Kyrgyzstan http://www.cbtkyrgyzstan.kg/index.php?lang=en
ya i know im in post diploma course dealing with development now. I was just thinking about working with tourism since its one of my strengths and things like water sanitation and education are funding based and are usally done through set terms. Maybe 3 year projects building schools where the money donated has many limitations and terms tied in. Tourism is a major issue right now whether it be exploiting locals, destroying the environment or adding to the sex trade. It may be as good way to tacle many issues in a sustainable manner using a countries own resources. BTW the link looks great ill follow up thank you so much for your help and if you think or find anything else please let me know!
I know that in South-Africa, there are many such community-based-tourism initiatives, so I would advise to check out what's going on there. This is a great way to use tourism as a driving force for change, and can reap many benefits for local communities, if well managed. However, I'd like to let you know that there are other forms of tourism out there, equally idealistic about driving change, for the better. This can include: City day-tours (designed to offer 'hidden gems' and authentic experiences), Packaged holidays to specific destinations (off-the-beaten-track and authentic experiences), Eco-resorts and hotels, or even inter-city shuttle transports (with hybrid vehicles or cabon off-setting).
This is just to show you that there are many options available to do something good in the Tourism sector.
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