Responsible Tourism is about “making better places for people to live in and better places for people to visit.” Responsible Tourism requires that operators, hoteliers, governments, local people and tourists take responsibility and take action to make tourism more sustainable.
Responsible Tourism can take a variety of forms, it is characterised by travel and tourism which:
Responsible Tourism is a keystone in the MaB Concept
The Pfunanani Enterprise Development Project, within the K2C Biosphere, has supported the development of 71 SMME’s from to reach their full potential as suppliers and service providers of the local tourism economy. The SMMEs are situated closer to the reserves and the many tourism facilities, thereby perfectly catered to the tourism market. They provide quicker, affordable and more efficient services than their urban counterparts. For example, locally sourced produce is fresh, premium quality, organic and seasonal and served on a plate for all visitors to enjoy. Below are a few local tourism products and services for the tourism industry. Please visit www.pedproject.co.za to see a full listing of all 71. Explore the products and services and support the Responsibility Tourism today!