tavarua-cultural-code-of-conduct

tavarua-cultural-code-of-conduct

Nobody likes being dropped in on without any warning. The same goes for local cultures in surf tourism destinations. They need some input into how visitors behave in their home and should have the right of prior informed consent to tourism developments. Well, Tavarua is a best practice leader in this regard. In order to minimize visitor impact and maximize enjoyment, STOKE and Tavarua worked with the resident cultural expert to develop a code of conduct for guest visits to culturally or historically sensitive sites. This way, you’ll know how to behave respectfully both verbally and nonverbally within the specific cultural context (e.g. presenting a gift to the chief or accepting kava).