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Flight Centre Employees Helping Out In Thailand

Flight Centre Employees Helping Out In Thailand Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) has teamed up with the Wildlife Friends Foundation of Thailand (WFFT) to improve and enrich the lives of animals at the Project Wildlife Rescue Centre near Bangkok, Thailand. Sixteen FCTG employees will spend the week of Sept. 8 volunteering at the project... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agents

Protecting The Animals

Bannikin, World Animal Protection Host Webinar For Agents

Protecting The Animals Bannikin Travel & Tourism will be hosting a webinar for travel advisors on Sept. 5 at 2 p.m. with special guests, World Animal Protection. During the webinar, World Animal Protection will introduce the organization and its mission; identify animal welfare issues in the tourism industry;... more ›
Posted in Events, News, Responsible Travel, Travel Agent Education

Transforming Tourism

CTO Conference Looks At Regional Tourism, Disaster Recovery And More

Transforming Tourism Significant advantages arise for those tourism related companies that are able to transform through any diversity in order to remain competitive in today’s changing global tourism landscape. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) will examine the negative forces and positive tourism... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

NCL Partners With Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

Cruise Line Set to Host Third Annual Conservation Cruise

NCL Partners With Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) is partnering with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) and Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute to host the third annual ocean conservation-themed cruise on Norwegian Escape this fall. Departing Sept. 15 from New York, guests who... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Responsible Travel

Jamaica Takes The Lead On Climate Change

Jamaica Takes The Lead On Climate Change Climate change is no longer a future event for tourism - it is altering the decisions of today's travellers. The world observed the immediate impacts of climate change most recently in 2017 when Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused severe destruction to several islands. As tourism is a top... more ›
Posted in Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

SeaWorld Parks Earn Autism Certification Designations

SeaWorld Parks Earn Autism Certification Designations SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica Orlando and Discovery Cove have all been recently designated as certified autism centres. These certifications followed sister park Sesame Place, the first theme park in the world to reach this accreditation in April 2018, and makes our three Orlando theme parks... more ›
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Changing Lives One Trip At A Time

Planeterra Launches Project 100

Changing Lives One Trip At A Time Human trafficking survivor Indira Gurung is president of the SASANE organization in Kathmandu, Nepal, advocating for the rights of rescued women and raising awareness of the widespread issue in an effort to end forced labour and sexual exploitation. Human trafficking is a $150 billion dollar... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Carnival Helping Clean The World

Cruise Line Assists in Global Soap Recycling Initiative

Carnival Helping Clean The World Carnival Cruise Line has partnered with Clean the World. Through this global sustainability program, nearly 40 tons of discarded soap will be collected each year to be recycled into new soap bars and distributed to vulnerable communities worldwide. Clean the World is a global health leader... more ›
Posted in Cruise, News, Responsible Travel

AC Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $1.2 Million

Monies Raised for the Health and Well-being of Children and Youth in Canada

AC Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $1.2 Million The Air Canada Foundation raised a record-breaking $1.2 million during the eighth edition of its annual golf tournament, held July 8 at the Saint-Raphaël Golf Club near Montreal. The tournament attracted approximately 350 attendees from over 100 Canadian, US and international corporations... more ›
Posted in Airlines, Events, Responsible Travel

Collette Commits to Responsible Animal Welfare

Collette Commits to Responsible Animal Welfare Collette has introduced a commitment to the responsible care of animals and their welfare by adopting and following ABTA’S Global Welfare Guidance for Animals in Tourism (https://www.abta.com/industry-zone/raising-standards-in-the-industry/animals-in-tourism). Collette is dedicated to... more ›
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