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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 ›
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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 ›
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The Travel Corporation Marks World Tourism Day

The Travel Corporation Marks World Tourism Day The Travel Corporation’s (TTC) family of brands is marking World Tourism Day 2018 (Sept. 27) by celebrating 10 years of The TreadRight Foundation (TreadRight), the not-for-profit organization at the heart of TTC’s commitment to making tourism a force for positive change around the... more ›
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Taking Care Of The Future

Taking Care Of The Future Samuel Kunati Ole Tunai's backyard is home to the king of the beasts and a host of other critters that he wants The Travel Corporation and ME to WE clients to be able to spot while on holiday. Kunati Ole Tunai, governor of Kenya's Narok County, told a The Travel Corporation/ME to WE... more ›
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Taking Aim At Overtourism

New UNWTO Report Helps Cities Manage Impact of Tourism

Taking Aim At Overtourism A new World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report aims to help manage growing urban tourism flows and their impact on cities and residents. “Overtourism: Understanding and managing urban tourism growth beyond perceptions,” was released during the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism... more ›
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Sandals to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Items

Sandals to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Items Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has announced that all 19 Sandals and Beaches Resorts across seven Caribbean islands – including Jamaica, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Barbados and Turks & Caicos – will eliminate the 21,490,800 single-use plastic straws and stirrers used... more ›
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Lufthansa Group Employees Give Back

Lufthansa Group Employees Give Back Corporate responsibility is an integral part of the Lufthansa Group and as an internationally operating company and part of German and global society, the Group assumes responsibility for social challenges over and above its business activities, contributing to tackle them in a sustainable... more ›
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Tales of Toledo

Discovering The History And Heart Of The Spanish Town

Tales of Toledo Staring at a framed print of the Virgin Mary tucked behind a small piece of glass clad with iron bars on a seemingly random narrow side street of Toledo, I learned I forgot to pack something important: a pin. The legend goes that a former resident of the Spanish town would come to this spot... more ›
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Sunwing Foundation Helps Out in Jamaica

Sunwing Foundation Helps Out in Jamaica As part of Sunwing Foundation’s Flying Start initiative, Sunwing has partnered with Sisters Keeper Elite Basketball to give kids in Jamaica a summer camp experience and help them get ready for school by providing them with backpacks filled with school supplies. The event took place during... more ›
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Taking Care Of The Environment

Velas Resorts Eliminates Single-Use Plastic Straws

Taking Care Of The Environment In an ongoing dedication to sustainability, Velas Resorts properties in Los Cabos, Riviera Maya, Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta are no longer offering single-use plastic straws. These single-use straws, known as “environmental villains,” can take up to 200 years to decompose. For those... more ›
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