From IDB America (Inter-American Development Bank)
By Roger Hamilton
Adventuresome tourists love pleasant surprises such as spotting a shy bird or witnessing a spectacular sunset. But not when the surprise is a malfunctioning toilet.
Out in the world of sustainable tourism, too often it is “buyer beware.” How can a tourist be assured of safe food, clean lodging, and quality services? How can a responsible traveler know if a hotel or guide service truly respects the environment or if it treats local communities fairly?
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