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Brazil: Not Yet an Option

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Disrespectful behaviour, waste and noise pollution, lack of interest, and now COVID-19. In Brazil the risks that domestic tourism entails for traditional communities seem bigger than the opportunities.

Minimizing Impacts – Maximizing Benefits

Costa Rica has developed a diversified tourism model primarily based on the natural resources of the country. It includes different tourism offers which are conducted in parallel. There is no dependency and no displacement by the cruise industry, unlike in other Caribbean destinations …

Cruise Tourism in the Caribbean

In May 2016, when Carnival Cruise’s ‘Fathom Adonia’ docked in Havana, Cuba officially became the last remaining Caribbean nation to be integrated into the region’s large-scale cruise tourism network. This modern-day cruise industry dates from the 1960s, when the three major cruise lines …

Goals for the Rich

At the end of September, the United Nations will adopt new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are to beimplemented by all countries, acknowledging that the rich and powerful have special responsibilities. Chee Yoke Ling of Third World Network is part of a "Civil Society Reflection …

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