presents tourism articles in a developmental and environmental
context, the bi-monthly bulletin Southeast Asia Tourism Monitor
that monitors tourism development in Southeast Asia, as well
as tourism-related statements and action alerts. It focuses
on tourism issues affecting local communities and the natural
environment and highlights voices who usually have little opportunity
to influence policy-making structures.
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INVESTIGATION & MONITORING TEAM (T.I.M.-TEAM)
was formed in 1994 as an independent research and monitoring
initiative to provide information for public use and to engage
in campaigns for social and ecological justice in tourism and
t.i.m.-team has been active in the Global Anti-Golf Movement
(GAG'M) by contributing research and documentation on golf and
tourism-related developments worldwide.
t.i.m.-team produces the newsletter Southeast Asia Tourism Monitor (sea-tm) which highlights
the issues of tourism, development and environment in the Southeast
Asian Mekong sub-region.
t.i.m.-team critically reviews concepts and policies promoting
'alternative' forms of tourism, projected as responsible, sustainable,
eco-, fair, etc.
is coordinated by Anita Pleumarom who has worked with public
interest groups and as an author based in Bangkok, Thailand.
Contact: P.O.Box 51 Chorakhebua, Bangkok 10230, Thailand, Fax:66-2-519.2821
SOUTHEAST ASIA TOURISM MONITOR (sea-tm)
newsletter takes a critical look at tourism policies and practices
in Southeast Asia as well as in southern China. It particularly
highlights people-centred perspectives aimed to advance civil
rights, social and economic equity, cultural integrity, ecological
sustainability and climate justice.
ARTICLES AND STATEMENTS
The Global Anti-Aerotropolis Movement (GAAM)
The 'Aerotropolis' phenomenon - high risk development thwarting SDGs, by Anita Pleumarom, In: Spotlight Report on Sustainable Development 2017: Reclaiming Policies for the Public, by the Reflection Group, July 2017
Airport-linked special economic zones, aerotropolis projects and the race to the bottom by Rose Bridger, a paper presented at the Tax Justice annual conference, held at the University of London on 5th-6th July - Global Tax Justice at a Crossroads: Southern Leadership and the Challenge of Trump and Brexit; GAAM, July 2017
Airport Expansion in Indonesia: tourism, land struggles, economic zones and aerotropolis projects, by Rose Bridger, published by Third World Network (TWN) and The Global Anti-Aerotropolis Movement (GAAM), June 2017
Global Anti-Aerotropolis Movement (GAAM) Launched
from across the globe have come together to fight so-called
‘airport city’ or ‘aerotropolis’ schemes, which have been
spreading rapidly worldwide in recent years. Environmental
and climate justice campaigners, aviation and tourism critics,
human rights activists, and other concerned citizens and
groups have formed the Global Anti-Aerotropolis Movement
(GAAM) to raise public awareness and take action on socially
and ecologically harmful mega-airport development projects.
sign up as supporters for GAAM!
information and endorsement, contact Anita Pleumarom at:
Rose Bridger rosebridger(at)gmail.com
or John Stewart, Chair of AirportWatch, johnstewart2(at)btconnect.com.
Visit GAAM's website at http://antiaero.org/
and Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/GAAMovement."
Global Anti-Aerotropolis Movement: Call to Join Global Airport
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