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Grass Roots Tourism Takes Hold in Ecuador

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Ecuador is the next hot spot for the development of a grass roots community tourism program run by the Plurinational Federation of Community Tourism organization. The federation supports the idea of a mutually benefiting tourism program where there is an equitable distribution of economic benefits generated by the activities undertaken by tourists. So far the federation has rolled out the program in Costa Rica, Sierra and the Amazon.

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Communities Seek Visitors

Community tourism is the relationship of communities with tourists from an intercultural perspective in the development of organized trips as Plurinational Federation of Community Tourism (FEPTCE).

This activity is developed with the joint participation of members, ensuring proper management of natural resources, care for their heritage, cultural and territorial rights of the different nationalities of the country.

The objective of community tourism is the equitable distribution of economic benefits generated by the activities undertaken by tourists on their visits to more than 90 communities that are part of the federation.
The FEPTCE currently working on enhancing the 12 programs that have developed tourism in Costa, Sierra and Amazon. According to the organization, one of his accomplishments is that it has been recognized within the community tourism Government Tourist Plan which runs until 2020.

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