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Travel industry groups give major cash boost to local charity

Funds raised jointly by members of Skal International Bangkok and the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s Thailand Chapter have been donated to the Good Shepherd Sisters charity, based in Bangkok.

British Airways takes goats to fly higher for charity in Tanzania

TANZANIA (eTN) - Celebrating eleven years of the Charity Goat Race in Tanzania, British Airways (BA) has introduced special fares for its passengers flying Tanzania to London as the airline marks this

Martina Navratilova set to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro

(eTN) - American tennis legend Martina Navratilova is set to fly to Tanzania next week for a tourism mission which will see her conquering Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, in a campaign to r

Russian puppets to entertain Saipan for charity

“Gogoriki” is not a name of an exotic tropical bird. This is the English name of the most popular Russian cartoon and a puppet show called “Smeshariki” (“Funny little balls”).

Tourism Concern strengthens council committee

Campaigning charity, Tourism Concern, has announced the appointment of four new members of its council, strengthening the expertise within the organization.

Travel industry clean water charity Just a Drop launches Just Help...

Clean water charity, Just a Drop, is appealing to the travel and tourism industry to raise funds to supply clean safe water to Haiti following the recent disaster.

Corinthia Hotels donates raffle prizes for the 41-74 Club annual Christmas...

The Malta-based, five-star Corinthia Hotels donated a combination stay at three of its properties for the recent Christmas Charity Lunch held by the 41-74 Club, New York's leading travel industry orga

World Travel Awards joins forces with Just a Drop

The World Travel Awards has been described by the Wall Street Journal as the "Oscars" of the global travel and tourism industry and serves to recognize and reward excellence in the industry.

Charity calendar with a tourism twist

Now in its third year, the annual Chiang Mai Charity Calendar has raised in its short lifespan Bt1,027,000 (US$30,057) for needy children in the north and, at the same time, presented a credible image

R.O.A.R.: Denzel Washington does good

Don't know whether you heard about this but Denzel Washington and his family visited the troops at Brook Army Medical Center , in San Antonio , Texas (BAMC) recently.

One million drops of joy

The international travel and tourism industry fund-raiser has announced the spectacular news that the magical £1,000,000 figure has been achieved in its 10th year of operation.

Skal organizes Albert Schmid Charity Challenge

In early November of this year (2008), Skål International Los Angeles organized the fourth “Charity Challenge” for a group of 40 youth from the Challengers Boys and Girls Club of Metro Los Angles

Dubai Hotelier to lead 40 local cyclists on 1,000-km bike tour...

Local sports enthusiasts, the Dubai Roadsters, led by Dubai Hotelier Thomas Tapken will start a grueling 9-day, 1,000 km cycle across Cambodia and Thailand on October 25 to raise funds for Dubai-based

Britian’s Indiana Jones to the rescue

Just a Drop, the water-aid charity for the international travel and tourism industry, is on a rescue mission to help preserve a remote tribe of South American Indians.

MSC Cruises Sponsors Two Cows

The Italian-based cruise company MSC Cruises has sponsored two splendid fibreglass cows during the “Cowparade 2008”, a contemporary outdoor art fair in Capri held from May 15 May to July 11, 2008.