Street hawkers | Brot für die Welt
Zu den Inhalten springen
|| Fair tourism > Street hawkers

Street hawkers

Tourism does not benefit everyone to the same degree. If a street hawker approaches you at the beach, bear in mind that he or she only tries to earn a living from tourism, too.

  • The informal economy is a labour-intensive sector, that requires few qualifications, is easy to enter and uses local resources.

  • Locals who don't have formal jobs in tourism might try to make a living by selling self-made jewellery or food.

  • Be respectful towards street hawkers at the beach. They only try to earn a living for themselves and their families. Don't react in an annoyed manner if their approach might seem obtrusive initially.
  • © 2024 Brot für die Welt.