Responsible tourism changed local people's lives?

Created on 26 Jan 2016
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This is the combination of education and responsible tourism. We do research about the project site and choose the local place with potential to develop responsible tourism. With the success in Ha Giang responsible tourism model, YESD replicates this to apply in other areas, aiming in building capacity for local people and supporting them in develop responsible tourism area to increase livelihood, increase job creation, preserve the traditions and culture and protect the environment

Activities:

  • Teach local people in English and Responsible tourism skills to become tour guides and tour managers
  • Organize workshops and trainings to provide local people with managing skills so that they can manage tourism activities
  • Help local people preserve the traditions by maintaining traditional products
  • Help local people open more tourism service: homestay, herbal bath, handicraft…
  • Instruct local people in doing marketing for tours
  • And many other activities

Objectives:

  1. Improve awareness and capacity for poor and indigenous communities about responsible tourism.
  2. Develop community livelihoods for poor and indigenous communities to benefit from responsible tourism.
  3. Involve poor and indigenous people especially women in responsible tourism model
  4. Preserve culture and traditions of the local places
  5. Offer a sustainable tourism type for travellers and strengthen the sustainable development in local areas in terms of socio-economic, culture and environment

 

 


 Environment
 Education and Training
 Higher Education
 Cultural Management
 Culture and Development

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