Villages & Activities

Significant Results

  • Introduced the concept of development through responsible travel to almost 30 Romanian villages
  • Surveyed for the first time the potential of community-based travel to rural Romania (see results here)
  • Over 70 rural families benefitted (directly or indirectly) from capital infusion brought though Village Life's travel program
  • Brought 150 travelers from more than 10 countries to visit Romanian villages that were never thought of as touristic
  • 22 families hosted events and provided guidance to travelers, gaining experience in the hospitality sector, an important source of non-agricultural income
  • Promoted responsible travel to the Romanian village, as well as its traditions and customs, to over 500 000 people all over the world