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by Mary Finn
Fri May 22, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: Responsible Tourism
Topic: What does 'responsible tourism' mean to you?
Replies: 3
Views: 8602

Exs of Responsible, Irresponsible Tourism and some criteria

apologies for late and longish post (as someone said, if I
by Mary Finn
Thu May 17, 2007 3:51 pm
Forum: Tourism and Migration (moderators post)
Topic: Are investments in tourism viable for remittances?
Replies: 5
Views: 12421

Cumbre?

Hi Ron,

I never heard back from the Cumbre (which I think is taking place now) in terms of tourism: it seems to be primarily about migration. Hopefully there will be a summary report issued.
by Mary Finn
Thu May 17, 2007 3:49 pm
Forum: Tourism and Migration (moderators post)
Topic: To what degree does tourism development displace locals?
Replies: 8
Views: 15478

Tourism causing locals to displace themselves?

To second the comments on the cost of land increasing with tourism development - a recent article in Ecuador
by Mary Finn
Thu May 10, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: South America
Topic: Ecuador Guide
Replies: 59
Views: 82207

Galapagos and the pressure for more profitable tourism

The beginning of this month (4 mayo 07), El comercio reported on Koichiro Matsuura of UNESCO
by Mary Finn
Fri Apr 20, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: Tourism and Migration (moderators post)
Topic: What role do long-term foreign residents play?
Replies: 8
Views: 13941

LT Residents impact depends on motivations, openness

I agree with Amy, the answer to this question, as in so many cases, is
by Mary Finn
Sat Mar 17, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: Gender
Topic: Tourism and Gender Dialogue
Replies: 5
Views: 14268

Introduction - Mary Finn

Hello All,

I have worked with different community groups in Ecuador in community-based ecotourism and sustainable development; the primary emphasis (at least during startup phase) in these has been the use of paying volunteer programs, with projects in education, reforesting, crafts, etc. I
by Mary Finn
Wed Mar 07, 2007 8:19 am
Forum: Tourism and Migration (moderators post)
Topic: Recommended Reading
Replies: 30
Views: 38084

Demographic factors - Chicago Latino immigrants

Some interesting studies on immigration from Latin America, particularly Mexico, to the Chicago Metropolitan area, from the University of Notre Dame
by Mary Finn
Sun Mar 04, 2007 9:00 am
Forum: Tourism and Migration (moderators post)
Topic: Introductions and Chatter - Tourism and Migration Conference
Replies: 19
Views: 22508

Introduction - Mary Finn

My name is Mary Finn, and I
by Mary Finn
Thu Jul 20, 2006 12:05 pm
Forum: Responsible Tourism
Topic: What is 'ethical' travel?
Replies: 19
Views: 35049

accountability & effective evaluation processes

Thanks, Rosie
by Mary Finn
Wed Jul 19, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Responsible Tourism
Topic: What is 'ethical' travel?
Replies: 19
Views: 35049

tourism impacts and community development aspects

A comment on Ron
by Mary Finn
Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: Responsible Tourism
Topic: What are the ethics of volunteering?
Replies: 11
Views: 22169

Guyonne asked:[quote]But isn
by Mary Finn
Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:37 pm
Forum: Responsible Tourism
Topic: What are the ethics of volunteering?
Replies: 11
Views: 22169

Some thoughts on (un)ethical volunteering

Michael made some very good points about volunteering. In my experiences with volunteer programs in Ecuador, I have seen some positive and also some very negative aspects of volunteers. Volunteer programs have the potential for doing some good work, for example, in conservation, or teaching English ...
by Mary Finn
Thu Jun 15, 2006 7:13 am
Forum: Responsible Tourism
Topic: Introductions
Replies: 17
Views: 26491

Mary Finn - Introduction

Hello All,

My name is Mary Finn, and currently I am working as Executive Director of a Community-based non profit that works with immigrants in the Chicago, Illinois area