Cultural Tourism Enterprises as a way out of poverty?

Msambwe Madiwa is one of the very few woman trekking guides in Tanzania’s male-dominated tourism sector, thanks to her participation in a cultural tourism enterprise (CTE) initiated by her community and accredited by the Tanzanian
Tourism Board (TTB). In Tanzania, cultural tourism adopts a community-based tourism approach in which community members are directly involved in designing and organizing tours, and showing tourists aspects of their lives. 

Cultural tourism development takes a sustainable and pro-poor approach, focusing specifi cally on unlocking  opportunities for the poor to benefi t more within tourism, rather than simply expanding the overall size of the sector.

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