Cultural Tourism, a well-established tourism niche, is typically an interesting and fun opportunity where one can take exotic photos, have moments of “oohs and aahs”, and experience something different to one’s own culture. The host’s role is to dress up into something that looks traditional and authentic and perform a performance for cash, and then leave.
This might have been enough interaction at one time, but times have changed, and awareness and expectations have also changed. Today one of those changes has taught us that there are some negative aspects to this type of tourism. Continue reading “Can Cultural Tourism help bring peace & stability to our diverse civilizations?”