Cultural Heritage

Brasil: Postcolonial Bahia

Afrobrasilianische Frau am Fenster bei Tag
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Tourism in the Brazilian state of Bahia thrives on the cultural heritage of the Afro-Brazilian population. But instead of authentic culture, the streets stage racist stereotypes.

Surf tourism worldwide

Zaun aus Surfbrettern
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Travelling to surf becomes more and more popular. However, the way the sport is being practiced today is based on a colonial past whose power structures continue into the present.

Quilombo Communities in Brazil

Community-based tourism in marginalized Quilombo communities of African descendants in Brazil offers coping strategies and opportunities for valuing traditional ways of life.

Botswana Community Participation in Tourism

Tourism in Botswana, particularly in the Okavango Delta, is largely dependent upon wildlife. This leads to a consumption pattern that limits the meaningful participation of local communities in tourism, says Susan Keitumetse (Okavango Research Centre, University of Botswana). In her …

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