Are you interested in exploring tourism opportunities that are both fun and rewarding for tourists and local community members alike? Through People-First Tourism, it is possible for you to contribute to sustainable and dignified livelihoods at a local level. You'll be able to get much more out of your tourism experience knowing that you are supporting small businesses and learning about local cultures first-hand. From handcrafting pottery to planting organic vegetables or going on outdoor adventures, there is something for everyone! Please use our search function or the map to meet some of our micro-entrepreneurs and to check out the exciting experiences they offer. Whether you are currently traveling, planning a trip, or just looking for something new and exciting to do close to home, the perfect travel experience awaits!
The People-First Tourism movement is transforming the way travelers interact with the people and places they visit. Right now tourism is mostly controlled by corporations and retailers from outside the destination communities. This alienates the local businesses and entrepreneurs who are trying to reach YOU! The People-First Tourism marketplace CONNECTS locals with friendly people like yourself who desire genuine and personal travel experiences. Through People-First Tourism YOU can help keep income IN the local communities while having unforgettable genuine encounters with industrious and knowledgeable micro-entrepreneurs – many of them experiencing economic hardships and with limited income-earning opportunities.
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