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Silversea Launches Accessible Shore Excursions

Silversea Launches Accessible Shore Excursions Silversea Cruises has introduced accessibility-enhanced shore excursions. Through its partnership with Accessible Travel Solutions, a company devoted to expanding opportunities for disabled and senior travellers, the cruise line is offering new accessible excursions in nine destinations in the... more ›
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Showcasing The Flavours Of Germany

Showcasing The Flavours Of Germany About 60 travel trade types were taken on a tasty journey of Germany last night (Dec. 10) by Julia Dywelski, director of marketing & sales, Canada for the German National Tourist Office. Joined by partners, Lufthansa and Wines of Germany, the Flavours of Germany event was held at... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

TreadRight Unveils Wildlife SOS, India Video

TreadRight Unveils Wildlife SOS, India Video The TreadRight Foundation has unveiled its newest video highlighting one of the organization’s Wildlife projects in India, Wildlife SOS. Hosted by TreadRight Ambassador Céline Cousteau, the TreadRight-led experience brought together a group of storytellers on a journey of education and... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Travel Associations Could Do More

Travel Associations Could Do More Just over half a million captive wild animals globally are suffering to entertain tourists, including elephants, sloths, tigers and dolphins. Many animals are beaten, chained up, isolated and forced to perform tricks. These experiences often cause the animals pain and psychological trauma. Many... more ›
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G Campaigns For Better Child Protection

Today is UNICEF World Children's Day

G Campaigns For Better Child Protection An increase in community tourism, as well as social media use, has driven small group adventure operator, G Adventures, to lead the charge in educating people on how to interact responsibly with children when they travel – noting that many of the guidelines will surprise well-intentioned... more ›
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A New Story From TreadRight

Foundation Adds New People Project In Jordan

A New Story From TreadRight The TreadRight Foundation -- a not-for-profit supporting people, wildlife and the planet for generations to come -- has unveiled its newest video highlighting the organization's recently added People project in Jordan; the Iraq al-Amir Women's Cooperative. The TreadRight led experience was... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

UNIGLOBE Owners Roll Up Their Sleeves

UNIGLOBE Owners Roll Up Their Sleeves UNIGLOBE Travel (Western Canada) held its annual Owner's Retreat recently in Cancun, Mexico and it wasn't all “strictly business” at the Secrets Playa Mujeres where the event was held. There were certainly plenty of opportunities for UNIGLOBE agency owners and preferred partners to... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agents

WestJetters Build Five New Homes in Dominican Republic

WestJetters Build Five New Homes in Dominican Republic For nine days, 50 WestJetters immersed themselves within the local community of La Union in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic to take part in the eighth WestJet Live Different Builds. On this annual humanitarian trip, WestJetters were able to build new homes for five families living in... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Responsible Travel

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER

TreadRight Foundation Celebrates 10 In Toronto

MAKE TRAVEL MATTER For a decade now, the TreadRight Foundation has been making things better. The not-for-profit organization is at the heart of The Travel Corporation's (and its family of brands) commitment to making tourism a force for positive change around the world. So it was quite a celebration in Toronto... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations

Taking Care Of The Animals

Next Generation Travellers Opting Out Of Harmful Animal Activities

Taking Care Of The Animals Riding elephants, swimming with dolphins and taking selfies with wild animals, including tigers and sloths are all tourist activities that cause harm to animals. Yet most tourists have been taking part without knowing the effect it has on animals or ecosystems. These animals often suffer... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Trends & Research
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