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Poverty Tourism At Its Most Horrible

By Taylor Marvin

Contiki Holidays has an outrageously tone-deaf and exploitative ad on their Facebook page:

“Why the fuck is this white girl in my house.”

This almost reads as a satire. Contiki’s response to a detractor in the comments illustrates that they clearly don’t understand what they’ve done wrong, or get what’s so noxious about poverty tourism: