CBT-N-CC | Thailand Community Based Tourism Network Coordination Center
CBT-N Services Contributions
The CBT-N Coordination Center is a central hub which is responsible for information, communication, public awareness, coordination and promotion.
The Coordination Center has information about member communities, as well as private and public sector organisations which play a role supporting CBT.
The Coordination Center provides information for the general public, tourists, tour operators, government, NGO’s and academics who are interested to learn about, visit, or work together with CBT-N member communities.
The Coordination Center is also responsible for helping CBT projects to accessmanageable numbers of responsible visitors: people interested to experience and learn about Thai life and nature, and to meetlocal people.
The Coordination Center can also assist responsible tour operators to identify CBT communities which are appropriate for the needs of their trips and guests. TheCoordinationCenter has a database of information about different programs and services available in the communities, as well as the types of trips and guests which different communities are best suited to host.
The Coordination Center can suggest communities based on the needs of tour operators, schools, universities, special groups, or study trip facilitators.
The Coordination Center can arrange survey visits for tour operators and communities to meet each other and work on developing a program.
The Coordination Center also works in partnership with a group of ‘Responsible Thai Tour Operators’, and can provide contacts for organisation which are looking for a ground operator to organise a program to a CBT-N member community.