CBT empower local communities to manage their tourism in the form of “group / community organizations” to provide community benefits from tourism. Both in terms of conserving natural resources and environment. Income is distributed fairly. And exchange knowledge with guests, in turn, tourists or guests have the opportunity to share and learn the culture and way of life of local people through a variety of activities, and has been involved in the action with hosting by local guides and members of CBT group.
In Thailand, CBT communities are in every regions. The Coordination Center of the Thailand Community Based Tourism Network are collected the CBT communities information according to the following.