Over the past decade, adventure travel has shifted from being less about adrenaline and more about learning and transformation. Indigenous tourism, also known as ethnic or tribal tourism, has been a particularly fast growing trend.
This article is a follow on from an earlier article on a TUI Cares initiative in Crete, Greece. LFE, a social enterprise based in Crete, is one of the organizations participating in this project.
Seeing the old Svan traditions in a fascinating and incredibly moving film Dede, filmed in a remote mountainous region of Svaneti, made me realised how little we know of this popular tourism destination in Georgia, and how this makes the relationship between the “hosts and the guests” pretty fragile.
“Tourism must be a leader in responding to climate change, also considering that its impacts are seriously deteriorating many destinations.” Says Luigi Cabrini, GSTC Chair, in an interview for Travel Weekly.