Newsletter No. 111

Small Islands States - Paradise of others

The pandemic showed that the dependence of small island states on tourism can have fatal consequences for the countries, their economy and population. New recipes for a more crisis-proof tourism are needed.

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WorldJournal Tourism

ONLY IN GERMAN: The publication brings together analyzes and infographics on German tourism to Africa, Asia and Latin America. Statements from Brot für die Welt partner organizations from all over the world and political demands complete this dossier.

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[Translate to english:] Computer

The Invisible Burden of Tourism

Many holiday regions do not record the real costs of tourism. Often the expenses are even higher than the income from tourism.

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[Translate to english:] Mann sitzt am Meer

Dominican Republic: On track to resilience?

Local operators want to make tourism in Dominican Samaná more resilient. But the government still bets on mass tourism

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Maldives: Island State in Debt

Tourism once lifted the Maldives out of poverty. But the country’s debts have been growing faster than the economy, and climate change threatens the

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Pacific: A “Blessing in Disguise”

Tourists are returning to the Pacific, but not all people are as entranced by the tourism sector as in pre-pandemic times.

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Cape Verde: Barriers between the islands

Cape Verde's dependence on the travel sector has been its downfall since the pandemic. Diversifying the economy is a must, but domestic transport is

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Junge spielt Fußball in Peru

Peru: Child Protection in Informal Accomodations

The restart of tourism raises concerns about the effects on children, because the tourism sector is rapidly expanding and – to some degree – in new

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Vietnamesische Kinder beim Lernen

Vietnam: Connecting Child Protection and Sustainability

The pandemic has increased the vulnerability of children in Vietnam. High time for the tourism industry to include the protection of children in

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MSC Kreuzfahrtschiff

Cruise ship ranking 2022

NABU, a German environmental NGO, published its cruise ship ranking. The results were still unsatisfactory.

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Protecting Children during Project Visits

Many children are involved in tourist attractions and suffer the consequences. Three examples show how the protection of children can also succeed in

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Mann arbeitet mit Laptop in der Natur

Travel Trend Workation

More and more people are combining work with vacation – and go on "workation." But digital nomads are a relevant group among traveling sex offenders.

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