The Unbearable Whiteness Of Tourism

Tourism is colonialism with tips

indi.ca
3 min readJan 7, 2020

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By accident of birth, I have both of these passports. They lead to two different worlds

They call tourism the hospitality industry, but it’s hardly hospitable. Hospitality is a welcome that goes both ways. You are welcome to my home, and I am welcome to yours. Tourism is hardly that. White people are welcome to the world. Brown people have to show receipts.

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Indrajit (Indi) Samarajiva is a Sri Lankan writer. Follow me at www.indi.ca, or just email me at indi@indi.ca.