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The Community Tourism Guide: Exciting Holidays for Responsible Travellers

Travel Guide

By: Mark Mann

224 pages, Col photos


Paperback | Dec 2000 | #105528 | ISBN: 1853836818
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A guide to new types of holidays organised not by international chains, but by tribal peoples and rural villagers from Africa, Asia, Australia, North and South America and the Pacific islands. Describes hundreds of different holidays in many of the most beautiful areas of the world, with full contact details and a range of further information. For the traveller, they offer uniquely exciting opportunities, far from the usual tourist ghettos, and they are based on fair trade, benefiting local communities and giving them hope of a better future.

a groundbreaking book. {Mann} manages to educate and inform without being patronising. -- The Ecologist"Travellers concerned about the ethical impact of their activities will gain insight from Mark Mann's book." -- Marie Claire"a brilliant how-to directory." -- Traveler "Earthscan Publications, in conjunction with Tourism Concern, have broken the conventional concept of a tourist guide. This entrepreneurial adventure should meet with success, both in terms of sales as well as a model guide for pomo promo. As far as the audience for the guide is concerned, a guide is everyone's cup of tea. It is a book for anyone, anywhere, anytime!" -- Tourism Recreation Research"Many local and indigenous-run tourism businesses, particularly in Third World destinations, can be found directly through this book." -- Home and Country"Mann's guide is a thought" provoking read. It is a wealthy introductory resource for any potential traveller wishing to assuage their economic guilt, become a more responsible consumer and have an enjoyable time in the process." -- Sustainable Development "This book was very easy to read and has got me thinking seriously about the impact I have when on holiday." -- Going Green


Part 1 Contexts: tourism and the developing world; the alternative community tourism. Part 2 Being there. Part 3 Directory; Part 4 Responsible tourism resources.

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