The current modern mode of mass tourism is in urgent need of reconceptualisation. The relatively new concept of nanotourism encourages “creative critique to the current environmental, social and economic downsides of conventional tourism, as a participatory, locally oriented, bottom-up alternative”. Can it solve our current international tourism dilemma?
Do slum tours provide tourists with an insight into poverty or are they just disrespectful to those who lives there? James discusses his feelings about his experience in Dharavi.