Tourism, Poverty, and Development : Local Perceptions, Empowerment, and Strategies for Change in Peru's Sacred Valley
In the late 90s, growing emphasis on the eradication of global poverty led to a newfound focus on tourism as a tool for international development and poverty alleviation. During this time, Pro-Poor Tourism (PPT) emerged as an approach aimed at 'tilting the tourism cake' and unlocking opportunities for the poor. Since its inception, PPT has sought to find more effective ways to measure the effects of tourism on the poor, to better understand the link between structure, agency, and tourism-based poverty alleviation, and to highlight issues of power that may influence how poor people become involved ...
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