Prodigy

Experience Poverty 1st Hand

By: Ben Preiss - Published:   Updated: Apr 12 2011 • References: cities.expressindia & washingtonpost
Growing numbers of tourists are venturing into the slums and poverty stricken areas of the world to witness first hand the conditions of the local inhabitants. Top destinations include Soweto Township, South Africa and Dharavi, Mumbai, India's largest and most infamous slum. Is this some kind of sick voyeurism or a positive interest in helping the poor? Stats for Third World Tourism Trending: Older & Chilly
Traction: 6,872 clicks in 370 w
Interest: 1.9 minutes
Concept: Third World Tourism
Related: 73 examples / 56 photos
Segment: Males, 18-35
Comparison Set: 27 similar articles, including: holographic touch technology, pencil-preserving stationery, and indoor beacon technology.