TRAVELING OTHERWISE



With more than 800 million tourists worldwide in 2008, and an estimated 4% increase per year, the World Tourism Organization predicts by 2020, 1.5 billion tourists worldwide. Environmental and socio-cultural consequences are such that many people take conscience of interest to travel otherwise.

Some countries in the south becoming more holiday destinations. If tourism offers new opportunities for development and economic growth with job creation in developing countries. It can also have negative consequences for the environment and aggravate the situation of the people ...


For example, in countries suffering from drought, vacationers do not always know that the water they use, lack of local agriculture. Perhaps they also know that to attract tourists and their currencies, some states invest in costly infrastructure that does not meet the needs of populations.

Various solutions exist for tourists who wish to respect the environment and culture of the country they are visiting, sharing life moments with their people and promoting a long-term development.