Recipient

Laura Newman
Global Studies

Project

Laura Newman

2010
A Model for Success? Ethnic Tourism in Otavalo Ecuador and Its Replication

My thesis questions the spread of tourism as a tool for economic development in rural Ecuador. I will study the relationship between the successful tourist haven of Otavalo, Ecuador and the development of ethnic tourism in several smaller towns. I will lo

Note: This award was made as an Undergraduate Research/Honors Thesis Award. Those interested in global research are now encouraged to apply to the Carolina Global Initiative Award.

Location

Ecuador