Agents' Choice 2019

Responsible Travel

Sandals Foundation, Great Shape! Inc. Celebrate

Sandals Foundation, Great Shape! Inc. Celebrate Currently in its 16th year, the 1000 Smiles Dental Project – a humanitarian partnership between the Sandals Foundation and Great Shape! Inc. – set record numbers in 2018, providing free dental care to more than 26,000 people in Jamaica, Saint Lucia and Grenada, at a program value of US$4.6... more ›
Posted in News, Resorts, Responsible Travel

Busabout Gives Back

Busabout Gives Back As part of Busabout’s commitment to supporting local communities around the world, the team invited its valued travel agents and partners from across the GTA, along with some of The Travel Corporation Canada’s staff to participate in the “Too Legit to Knit” campaign. With Toronto’s... more ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

Insight Reveals Its Top 10 Experiences for 2019

Bucket List Items Coincide With Next Year's Travel Trends

Insight Reveals Its Top 10 Experiences for 2019 With 2019 just around the corner, next year’s travel planning is well underway and the top travel trends are in. In line with this, Insight Vacations has issued its top 10 experiences for 2019 that are bucket list items and coincide with next year’s travel trends. From travel for foodie... more ›
Posted in Destinations, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

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 ›
Posted in Cruise, Responsible Travel

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 ›
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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 ›
Posted in News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

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 ›
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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 ›
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