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Poverty Tourism: sustainable holidaying or shameless peep-show?

A South African luxury game reserve has sparked controversy by offering tourists the chance to stay in a fake shanty town. The accommodation boasts wifi and underfloor heating, disguised by the stylish decor of corrugated iron and features such as a long-drop toilet. We explore the growing trend of “poverty tourism” for visitors to Africa and developing countries across the world.