Friday, January 21, 2011

Travelers’ philanthropy & voluntourism

Consumers who embark on responsible tourism tend to choose a tour company with ethical characteristics such as a written CSR code, good working conditions, fair prices, locally sourced food and staff, and revenue sharing with employees, support for community projects and protection of the environment. They also appear willing to pay (modestly) more for companies that are bringing real benefits to people in the host destinations.” Article available at:

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