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TTAND FIT TRIP Challenge Raises $10K

TTAND FIT TRIP Challenge Raises $10K The Travel Agent Next Door travel agent partners just completed the second annual 9-week FIT TRIP fitness challenge campaign that also raised funds for Pencils for Kids. Partner travel agents raised $6,980 and TTAND topped that amount up to $10,000 – enough to fund half the cost of... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Responsible Travel, Travel Agents

Branching Out

Globus Family Of Brands Lighthouse Project Partners With Trees4Travel

Branching Out The Globus family of brands’ Lighthouse Project – which was launched back in April of 2021 – is branching out with a new partnership with Trees4Travel. As part of the new partnership, Avalon Waterways will offset the carbon footprint of every guest’s cruise experience in 2022 by... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Cruise, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

Take A Walk With Helping Hands

Annual Event Will Raise Funds For Group’s 24th School In Jamaica

Take A Walk With Helping Hands Take a walk with the Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation (HHJF) on Sept. 26 in Toronto. HHJF is gearing up to safely welcome approximately 50 of its supporters to participate in its annual 5KM physically distanced walk - Jam-walk just before September ends. The outdoor tented Courtyard Patio... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

AmEx GBT, Cvent Launch New Responsibility Initiative

AmEx GBT, Cvent Launch New Responsibility Initiative American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) and Cvent have created a new set of sourcing questions to help drive corporate responsibility within the business travel and meetings sector. The new questions aim to standardize and increase the availability of sustainability and diversity,... more ›
Posted in Events, Hotels, News, Resorts, Responsible Travel, Trends & Research

Support Community Tourism, Make The Trek With Planeterra

Support Community Tourism, Make The Trek With Planeterra Planeterra has launched its second annual Planeterra Trek Challenge, encouraging travel-lovers to work together to support a more equal recovery of tourism post-COVID, putting communities at the centre of their efforts. Building on the success of last year’s trek to Everest Base Camp,... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Events, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents

Sunny And Sustainable In Los Cabos

Sunny And Sustainable In Los Cabos For many, a sunny getaway in Los Cabos is simply about an escape to warmer climes, but tourism authorities have been pursuing green travel initiatives to make those getaways that much better and, in the process, help in the battle against climate change. With 42% of its total territory... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations

Shift And Reset

Hawai‘i Finds A New Guiding Principle On Its Path To Effect Positive Change

Shift And Reset In an exclusive conversation with CTP’s executive editor, Bob Mowat, the president and CEO of the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, John De Fries relates the destination’s COVID-19 story. While the pandemic had far-reaching effects on the industry, it also provided De Fries and the industry an... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tourism Organizations, Trends & Research

Exodus RCGS Quests Offer New Adventures

Operator Partners With Royal Canadian Geographical Society

Exodus RCGS Quests Offer New Adventures Exodus Travels has unveiled a new lineup of itineraries in partnership with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS) -- Exodus RCGS Quests. The new series of journeys will provide travellers with what Exodus describes as “life-changing opportunities to return to travel with... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators

IMPACT Conference Back In January 2022

Climate Change, Culture And Tourism Take Centre Stage In Victoria, BC

IMPACT Conference Back In January 2022 The IMPACT Sustainability Travel & Tourism Conference is set for Victoria, BC from Jan. 23 to Jan. 26, 2022; with registration opening on Sept. 15, 2021. It also announced that the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, Tourism Research Association of Canada are once again co-hosting... more ›
Posted in Canada, COVID-19, Events, News, Responsible Travel

An Important Shift In Thinking

Kenya Elephant Sanctuary Breaks Down Stereotypes, Redefines Wildlife Management

An Important Shift In Thinking Northern Kenya's Reteti elephant sanctuary makes it clear that it doesn't want to provide indefinite pachyderm parenting to those it's caring for. In fact, the sanctuary notes its goal is to see the weighty orphans that it's nurturing eventually returned to their own kind, becoming part of a... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Responsible Travel, Tour Operators
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