Alternative tourism

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– Characteristics of Alternative Tourism:
– Offers unique tourist products and services
– Differs from mass tourism in supply and organization
– Involves distinct human resources
– Focuses on natural, social, and community values
– Aims for positive shared experiences

– Criticisms of Alternative Tourism:
– Seen as a fashionable idea by dissatisfied individuals
– Lacks a clear definition compared to mainstream tourism
– Originated from concerns about consumerism and social impacts
– Some view it as a fetishized or mythical concept
– Critics question its true alternative nature

– Terms Related to Alternative Tourism:
– Intelligent or motivated tourism
– Anti-tourism or participative tourism
– Varied examples exist beyond the traditional term
– Reflects a range of approaches and philosophies
– Different names highlight diverse perspectives

– Notable Organizations and References:
– Alternative Tourism Group in Palestine
– Studies on alternative tourism in Bulgaria for sustainability
– Reflections on the concept in academic literature
– Opportunities for further research and exploration
– Various sources provide insights into the topic

– Wikipedia Article Details:
– Categorized under types of tourism
– Article stub needing cleanup and expansion
– Contains unsourced statements and critical remarks
– History of edits and updates noted
– Links to related content and categories

Alternative tourism combines tourist products or individual tourist services, different from mass tourism by means of supply, organization and the human resources involved.[citation needed] Other examples of different terms include "intelligent" or "motivated tourism." In addition, "anti-tourism" or "participative tourism" are some others. That was just to name few of them. Natural, social, and community value in which allow both host and guest to enjoy positive, worthwhile and shared experience.

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