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The future of travel and tourism Travel trends and predictions At Responsible Travel we speak with hundreds of customers every day about their holiday plans. We reviewed and judged more than of the best examples of Responsible Tourism globally through our World Responsible Tourism Awards.
The experience economy Tourism has changed from being a service industry offering you a flight, a room and some food to offering experiences. This represents a big challenge for legacy tour operators and online travel agents offering flight and hotel packages and all inclusive resorts.
At Responsible travel we believe that these things are only possible when local people buy into this idea, and benefit fairly from tourism. We believe Responsible travel is more experiential or authentic than other forms of tourism.
This is a further demonstration of the experience economy and there is a sense that people value memories more than some physical possessions. The lesson here is that tourism is no panacea; it always brings negative impacts as well as positive ones.
The classic photo of the deserted white sandy beach, gently lapping waves and solitary palm tree is a representation of paradise. A world before people. Although they are stunning beautiful, and you will have a wonderful time, local people and environments face some serious challenges around development and conservation.
How many brochures for holidays in developing countries even mention the word poverty? The industry felt it was better to hide these issues from tourists, as they might detract from a sale, rather than present them as something that is real and give tourists some ideas on how they can enjoy their holiday more and ensure its helps address these problems.
By remaining in denial about this for so many decades the industry both failed to tell tourists the whole truth which they soon discovered when they arrived anyway and it limited the tourism industries commitment and ability to do much to help solve these problems. This has required massive investment.
Pope Francis has denounced the CO2 compensation for air travel as hypocritical. Can the industry counter a growing fear of strangers? However in some parts of the world there seems to be growing fear of people different to ourselves, including refugees and immigrants and people with different religious beliefs.
This, and restrictions of freedom of movement represents some of the biggest challenges to our industry.Aspire for a Better Future.
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