Sustainable tourism

"Tourism El es el fuego like, you puede calentar Quemar the soup you home" (Proverbio Eastern)

For sustainable tourism

After a time living abroad and in northeastern Brazil, we had the opportunity to see firsthand the changes caused by mass tourism. In some places along the coast, especially the Northeast (dominated by resorts and luxury condos), visible impacts generated by this type of activity.

The same situation is repeated in other parts of the globe, especially in developing countries where unsustainable production and consumption of modern society and reflects tourism impacts generated by mega tour. These are mostly located in coastal areas and small island states with their fragile and vulnerable ecosystems.

But the devastating effects of this type of mass tourism go further. Due to speculation, the traditional people not only suffer the loss of tenure, but also with the loss of cultural identity and diminished quality of life, the resulting concentration of wealth in the hands of the operator of trade and services locations. Not to mention the local workforce, which most often is 'imported' from other regions, because these local knowledge and training of the population are not sufficient to meet demand this type of tourism requires.

With this we can conclude that the basic objective of this activity, which is to generate local socioeconomic development, is not reached, causing mass tourism becomes exclusive when applied to potential sites for the TBC-called community-based tourism . TBC, which is a form of sustainable tourism, then appears as an alternative to these problems, since it, the main activities are managed by the local community. At the same time that the visitor has the opportunity to meet beautiful regions of Brazil, contributes directly to the generation of income for these local

-Some advantages of the Community-Based Tourism:

-Promotes cultural exchange;


-Hosts and monitors the native majority of the site you visit;

-Ability to see close caiçaras aspects of cultures, maroon, fishermen, peasant and indigenous;

-Contact with nature in places not usually visited frequently by tourists;

Possibility to participate in daily activities of a community;

-Ability to engage and contribute to local conservation efforts;

-The community is directly benefited by this form of tourism;

-Prices fairer

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