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Sunday, 18 September 2011

Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa

South Africa’s leading Responsible Tourism Non Profit Organisation promoting sustainable tourism development.
Through raising awareness, research, advocacy and capacity building by facilitating the world’s first tourism Fair Trade certification programme.
It awards the use of special label to qualifying businesses as a way of signifying their commitment to Fair Trade criteria including fair wages and working conditions, fair purchasing, fair operations, equitable distribution of benefits and respect for human rights, culture and environment.

By electing to stay at or use the services of an FTTSA-certified establishment, tourists are assured that their travel benefits local communities and economies, and that the business is operated ethically and in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.

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