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Are you putting the Social Cart before the Economic Horse?

“If every objection must be overcome, nothing will get done. Remember, it’s the economic horse that pulls the social cart.” – Chief Clarence Louie, Osoyoos Indian Band When I read this quote, I couldn’t help thinking that these words demonstrate a rare depth of understanding regarding community-based tourism development as it is applied in an

Authenticity, Giving Back, and the Awkward Case of Indigenous Tourism

As tourism destinations and products become increasingly interchangeable, local aboriginal cultures have become a key differentiators to remain competitive. This raises many questions on how indigenous groups and the tourism industry can best work together for a greater good. [originally published January 18, 2012 by the ATTA] — Trend watchers at the recent Adventure Travel