Pro-poor tourism should increase the benefits of the tourism industry for poor people. It is a term increasingly used by several development agencies, but what does it mean in practice? This issue of id21 insights looks at how pro-poor tourism has developed and explores some myths and misconceptions that have arisen around this term.
Articles in this issue are:
Can the private sector mainstream pro-poor tourism?
Black Economic Empowerment: The South African approach
Government support in Lao PDR: How effective is it?