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Celebrate Earth Day With The TreadRight Foundation

Initiative Helps Fund Big Cat Conservation Project

Celebrate Earth Day With The TreadRight Foundation Earth Day 2018 (April 22) is upon us and The Travel Corporation's TreadRight Foundation is making sure that those travelling with the TTC family of brands know that they are helping to make a positive difference to the planet. In fact, those travelling with TTC's family of brands this Earth... more ›
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Iberostar Launches Plastics Initiative

Hotel Group Eliminating Single Use Plastics From All Hotel Rooms

Iberostar Launches Plastics Initiative Iberostar Group is eliminating single use plastics from all of its hotel rooms. The company – with over 110 hotels in its portfolio – will initially implement the program at its 36 hotels in Spain beginning in June and by 2019, all of its hotel rooms around the world will be single use... more ›
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Luxury Gold Cares

Luxury Gold Cares Luxury Gold Cares, in partnership with their non-profit foundation,The TreadRight Foundation, is marking World Heritage Day (today), by highlighting the efforts of The Treadright Heritage Initiative which works to empower women in heritage-based work through its small grants program for artisan... more ›
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Lending Support

Merit Travel Group Teams Up With WaterAid Canada in Tanzania

Lending Support Merit Travel Group raised over $30,000 in a 2017 campaign for WaterAid Canada, aimed at supporting health clinics in Tanzania. This follows an overall contribution of $90,000 to WaterAid Canada in 2017, with a goal of improving and saving lives by providing access to safe water and sanitation in... more ›
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TTC Working to Improve the Lives of Animals

New Partnership Launched With World Animal Protection

TTC Working to Improve the Lives of Animals The Travel Corporation's (TTC) family of brands, including Contiki and Trafalgar, have partnered with World Animal Protection to help ensure their policies and itineraries improve the lives of animals everywhere they travel. World Animal Protection has worked with TTC in reshaping the... more ›
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Enterprise Tree Pledge Surpasses 12 Million Plantings

Enterprise Tree Pledge Surpasses 12 Million Plantings Since 2006, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation has funded a massive reforestation effort with more than 12 million tree plantings. Every year, a million trees are planted as part of the Enterprise 50 Million Tree Pledge – a unique public-private partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation... more ›
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Collette Launches Corporate Social Responsibility Platform

Collette Launches Corporate Social Responsibility Platform Collette has launched its first formal Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform with a focus on four key pillars – people, community, product and environment. With social responsibility already a company value and a strong philanthropic record that includes a robust volunteer program... more ›
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Air New Zealand – Always So Cool

Airline's New Safety Video Showcases Antarctica

Air New Zealand – Always So Cool Air New Zealand never disappoints. Once again the airline has produced an entertaining and informative safety video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEsHqdA9dV0&feature=youtu.be – this time turning the spotlight on Antarctica to showcase the frozen continent and the important climate... more ›
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Giving Back With The Sandals Foundation

Reading Road Trip Provides Visitors With A Chance To Give Back

Giving Back With The Sandals Foundation Yesterday, Press Today's Ashley Rochefort had a chance to take part in the Sandals Foundation’s Reading Road Trip in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. It was quite an experience, and what follows is the story she has to tell: We visited the grade one class at Ianthe Pratt Primary... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, On The Road Again, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Hefel Böhler Ready To Take On The Future

As Insight Prepares To Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary

Hefel Böhler Ready To Take On The Future Ahead of a milestone year for Insight Vacations — April marks the brand’s 40th anniversary — Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold’s new global CEO Ulla Hefel Böhler was in Toronto yesterday (Jan. 30) for a welcome luncheon. “To be precise, 13th of April 1978 was when Insight... more ›
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