By Angela M. Benson
Volunteer Tourism is without doubt one of the significant progress components in modern tourism, the place travelers for numerous purposes search replacement goodwill reports and actions. to fulfill this call for there was a surge in volunteer programmes provided in variety of locations equipped by way of numerous charities and travel operators that's anticipated to keep growing within the future.
Volunteer Tourism offers an in-depth research of the advanced concerns linked to conventional and modern volunteer tourism. Reflecting the expansion during this phenomenon, this ebook presents a cohesive selection of chapters written from quite a number overseas professional students and researchers. The theoretically wealthy, virtually utilized and empirically grounded contributions are in keeping with present and numerous study within the zone. This groundbreaking quantity explores themes that have now not been addressed within the literature prior to, reminiscent of the effect on host groups, introducing new parts and ideas to the sector. the various diversity of subject matters are pointed out and addressed, together with volunteer tourism and sustainability to, uniquely, the exam of volunteer tourism stakeholders – volunteers themselves, the host-to-guest trade, and the agencies – and administration of volunteers. those topics are tested in a number of overseas case reviews, demonstrating the wide variety of concerns linked to volunteer tourism.
This quantity is a well timed addition supplying an cutting edge method of the world. Volunteer Tourism will be of curiosity to either scholars and researchers attracted to tourism, rest and improvement, in addition to non-academics, practitioners, NGOs govt officers in any respect degrees.