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Community based tourism: Seminar 2

Seminar 2: Human and Animal rights in tourism

Possible discussion items within your group to start preparing for the seminar:

1. How can CBT contribute to reach the global goals?

2. Is CBT the way to reduce poverty?

3. Does participatory planning for tourism empower communities?

4. Who are the leaders in sustainable tourism and explain your “hero”?



Webinar: How can tour operators address human rights risks and impacts in their value chain?


Paper - The Asia Pacific Ecotourism Regional Conference (APREC), Sri Lanka, 7-9th May 2009.


Sripun, M., Yongvanit, S. & Pratt, R. (2017). Power, legitimacy, and urgency of community-based tourism stakeholders in Northeastern Thailand. Asian Social Science, 13(4).

An example of power and legitimacy in CBT.


George, B. P., & Varghese, V. (2007). Human rights in tourism: Conceptualization and stakeholder perspectives. Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies, 12(2), 40-48. Retrieved on April 16, 2021, from

We the people for The Global Goals (Video)

1st Mekong Hero 2020 | Ms. Potjana Suansri (video)