We design destinations worth living in
We make tourism designs built for the people living in the destination by putting people first. Our vision is that tourism promotes the mutual understanding and appreciation of locals and their guests, secures the long-term economic stability in tourism regions and offers great and enriching experiences to guests and locals alike. This is what we believe in, and this is what we are working for.
- We design destinations worth living in, based on the values, wishes, needs and resources of the local population.
- We create frameworks for authentic encounters between locals and their guests, which leaves both sides with positive and enriching experiences.
- We support local businesses in getting their fair share of added value by making their traditional sources of income the centre of the travel experience.
Traveling is a privilege and if tourism is handled responsibly, all participants can benefit and enjoy privileges.
Turn your vacation into a chance!
Do good and book a holiday! The cocoa farmers of the El Ceibo cooperative in Bolivia are ready to start into the 2nd phase of their tourism project and open the Chocolate Road for the first time to visitors. Destination:development supports them with organizing a truly special journey.
Join us! Get to know the people who produce the sweet chocolate products we all love and enjoy, and give the cocoa farmers a chance to share their lives and stories with you, and to develop and design their living space and tourism destination in a self determined way.