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Marana Confirmed As Travel Foundation Chair

Marana Confirmed As Travel Foundation Chair Helen Marano has been appointed Chair of the Travel Foundation, replacing Noel Josephides who held the role for the past decade. Marano has been a trustee of the charity since July 2019 and is founder of Marano Perspectives. She brings an extensive global experience from serving for... more ›
Posted in Appointments, COVID-19, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

New Guidelines For Inclusion & Diversity From WTTC

New Guidelines For Inclusion & Diversity From WTTC The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its new high-level guidelines for inclusion and diversity in the Travel & Tourism sector, which have been compiled to support businesses of all sizes and provide an inclusive work environment for all employees. Research has shown... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Baxter Media Gives Back

Baxter Media Gives Back We would like to extend our sincere appreciation for your support throughout this very challenging year. In March, we talked about staying strong, working together, keeping hope alive and staying resilient. Throughout, we have stayed true to our mission as our team has continued to serve... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Attractions, Car Rental, COVID-19, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Sandals Foundation, Hasbro Safely Team Up To Cheer Up

Companies Bring Holiday Happiness To Over 10,000 Caribbean Children 

Sandals Foundation, Hasbro Safely Team Up To Cheer Up More than 10,000 children will experience a little more joy this holiday season with brand new toys and games donated by the Sandals Foundation through their annual Christmas Toy Drive. As the non-profit arm of Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts, the Sandals Foundation’s Annual Holiday... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel

 Supporting Families In Need

Air Canada Foundation Helping Hundreds Of Families

 Supporting Families In Need Despite the challenges of 2020, Air Canada Foundation has successfully continued its tradition of helping Canadian families in need from coast to coast. For December alone, over $135,000 (net) was raised through an inaugural public online auction, along with over 1 million Aeroplan points... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Responsible Travel

TravelBrands Gives Back

Frank DeMarinis, CEO, Personally Matches TravelBrands’ Donation

TravelBrands Gives Back With many families and communities needing some extra love this holiday season, TravelBrands has chosen to show that love by donating $5,000 to Food Banks Canada. And CEO, Frank DeMarinis, is matching TravelBrands’ contribution and personally donating $5,000 as well. DeMarinis said of... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Gearing Up For A Better Tomorrow

Contiki, Collette, Anderson Prepare For What's To Come

Gearing Up For A Better Tomorrow As the year comes to an end, tour operators discuss their visions for the future of travel and the ongoing importance of responsible tourism, writes managing editor, Ann Ruppenstein, in the latest Travel Courier. With vaccine news raising spirits after a challenging year, the travel industry... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Trends & Research

Lindblad, Island Conservation Helping The Galapagos

Lindblad, Island Conservation Helping The Galapagos Lindblad Expeditions and Island Conservation have launched the Galápagos Island Relief Fund to provide immediate financial relief for the people of the Galápagos Islands, who have been devastated by the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism accounts for more than 80%... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Cooking With Heroes Is A Recipe For Inspiration

Travel Agency Releases Cookbook To Raise Funds For Wounded Warriors Canada

Cooking With Heroes Is A Recipe For Inspiration The pandemic hit Lindsay Schile particularly hard. But after months of tears, the Manager and Groups Coordinator for Vacations For Heroes, a division of Chilliwack-based travel agency CM Travel Ltd., was struck with inspiration to launch a cookbook in support of her clients. “I had a good... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agents, West, Women in travel

Globus Joins The Plastics Initiative

Globus Joins The Plastics Initiative The Globus family of brands has become a signatory for the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, officially joining 45 other tourism partners to fight plastics pollution. The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative was created to unite the tourism sector behind a common vision to address the root... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Motor Coach, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators
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