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Responsible Tourist Profile

The responsible tourist is of no specific age, occupation, race, class, religion or other demographic.  The responsible tourist comes to the country armed with background knowledge and understanding of the complexities surrounding the political climate and social issues.  The responsible tourist supports human and animal rights.  The responsible tourist supports the local community and economy in every way possible.  The responsible tourist views travel as an educational experience for themselves and for their host communities and as an opportunity to share information and engage in a true cultural exchange.  The responsible tourist doesn’t support any form oftourism – especially childtourism, instead the responsible tourist speaks out against it.  The responsible tourist has a firm commitment to the environment.  The responsible tourist supports the value of local customs and cultures, which includes being sensitive in their own actions and dress code.  The responsible tourist tries to make a positive impact in each and every action.