Your VCBT-N membership will open new doors



  • Receive trainings & capacity building workshops
  • Participate in regional and national exchange programs
  • Connect to other communities and CBT groups
  • Get access to donors and project developers
  • Get support on dealing with national & international operators
  • Benefit from central marketing efforts to attract more visitors
  • Increase potential for value-added non-CBT project development
  • Quality control & certification: improved service skills, increased service quality


  • Access to the VCBT-N knowledge database and direct exchange with other developers
  • Access to the CBT donor community
  • Access to model communities & best practice sharing
  • Access to national and international experts on management & development of community tourism models
  • Support for identifying new projects
  • Increased impact of advocacy work

Government & Authorities

  • Increased transparency of CBT market
  • Higher degree of sustainability and positive impact of CBT programs
  • Improved livelihood & poverty alleviation projects
  • Positive impact tourism, especially in regions that usually do not benefit from tourism
  • Improved collaboration with other government agencies
  • Potential to run CBT in combination with climate change and other impact programs
  • Professional support network and access to experts


  • Increased transparency of CBT market
  • Higher tourist awareness of this niche segment
  • Joint marketing efforts initiated by the VCBT-N
  • Referrals on a B2B level
  • Professional counterpart for problem mitigation and solution
  • Implementation of reliable quality standards


Other Organizations & Individuals

  • Involvement in an impact ecosystem
  • Networking and learning opportunities
  • Transfer from best practices from CBT to other impact fields
  • Ideal base to enter the CBT space
  • Contributing to CBT via consulting, volunteering or donations