Recently, Fair Trek teamed up with Peter Richards, an expert on Community Based Tourism, to help realize the need for local communities to have a larger voice and active role in the very projects they benefit from. Thereafter Fair Trek formed the Fair Trek Ambassador Team (FATeam) with tour guides in order to help bridge
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In May, Fair Trek hosted 144 students and teachers from Hwa Chong International School in Singapore. They came to Laos with Fair Trek’s partner, World Volunteer, a Swedish-based service-learning organization, to support the Eco Bungalow.
The Luang Prabang Eco Bungalow project is a milestone in community development through tourism. The partners involved in this Luang Prabang based project have created a great example for new forms of home stay / community stay business and income generation in local Lao communities. The project coordinators from Fair Trek, Tiger Trail
Volunteer in Laos Explore Laos in depth Volunteering in Laos is something you will probably never forget! Our visitors in Laos who engage in community projects take home more then a diary full of memories, or pictures…for most of our students and senior volunteers it becomes a life changing experience that inspires them
Eco Building Community Project in Laos “Living, learning and sharing moments in our lives!” Every year Tiger Trail and Fair Trek works on projects to help develop remote areas around Luang Prabang. These projects focus on community cooperation and alternative income generation. We integrate actively tourism activities to benefit local villagers. After building a Clay
Hi my name is Hanna and I am from Sweden. I am working as an intern at Tiger Trail in their Fair Trek Responsible Tourism Division. I will be here in Luang Prabang, Laos for three months. During this time I will put up a post once a week where I tell you about different
One year ago Tiger Trail set out to build a school for the village of Ban Na Luang. The chief and elders of the village asked Tiger Trail if we could help to build a school for their children. The families of Ban Na Luang have been gracious hosts to many travelers on Tiger Trail