Malta, famous for its year-round sun and warm welcome, is the only European destination to appear on this list. Pictures: Alamy

Make a difference on holiday: seven places where tourism is the lifeblood, and where every dollar you spend helps your hosts

From Malta to the Maldives, these are economies whose health is largely determined by how much they earn from tourism, and where your choices about where to stay and eat can disproportionately benefit families

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Malta, famous for its year-round sun and warm welcome, is the only European destination to appear on this list. Pictures: Alamy
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