Tag: volunteer

Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens
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Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism cites Sandals Resorts as good corporate citizens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett has hailed Sandals Resorts as a prime example of indigenous companies in the ... Read More

Best Friends Animal Society introduces first hotel
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Best Friends Animal Society introduces first hotel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile, a pet-centric, 40-room lodging option in Kanab, UT, will open its doors to travelers—and their ... Read More

Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany
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Tourism leader Karolin Troubetzkoy of St. Lucia receives Order of Merit from Germany

editor editor- May 27, 2019

Instituted in 1951 by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss, the Order of Merit is awarded ... Read More

LB Alliance joins African Tourism Board: Some Unsolicited Advice
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LB Alliance joins African Tourism Board: Some Unsolicited Advice

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019

Chiriga Moore, founder and owner of LB Alliance in San Francisco, California joined the African Tourism Board today. Moore said:  "Increased ... Read More

2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade
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2019 Canadian Tulip Festival draws largest crowd in a decade

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

Despite chilly weather and occasional showers, the 67th annual Canadian Tulip Festival drew crowds estimated at over 600,000 to the ... Read More

San Francisco Marriott Marquis’ Drew Tenerio receives Marriott International’s “Awards of Excellence” honor
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San Francisco Marriott Marquis’ Drew Tenerio receives Marriott International’s “Awards of Excellence” honor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

San Francisco Marriott Marquis, the iconic South of Market hotel, is proud to announce that its longtime employee, Drew Tenerio, ... Read More

Khiri Travel announces executive changes
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Khiri Travel announces executive changes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Asian DMC, Khiri Travel has announced senior executive changes. Effective 1 July, Herman Hoven will become the new Chief Executive ... Read More

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity
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How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
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 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary ... Read More

11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia
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11 reasons why you should study abroad in Australia

editor editor- March 11, 2019

With 22,000 programs and over 1,100 education institutes, Australia is well equipped to offer a variety of study options to ... Read More

15 therapy dog teams join Welcome Team Program at Canada’s largest airport
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15 therapy dog teams join Welcome Team Program at Canada’s largest airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019

Toronto Pearson International Airport and the St. John Ambulance (SJA) Therapy Dog Program are partnering to bring the friendly faces ... Read More

Korean Air helps orphanage in Manado, Indonesia
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Korean Air helps orphanage in Manado, Indonesia

editor editor- February 13, 2019

Korean Air employees visited Yettrang, an underprivileged village with a high poverty rate and no education or welfare benefits. During ... Read More

Great Exhibition of the North success figures go public
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Great Exhibition of the North success figures go public

editor editor- February 7, 2019

A full evaluation of the Great Exhibition of the North has been released to the public in celebration of its ... Read More

Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold
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Sir Albert Hotel awarded Green Globe Gold

editor editor- February 6, 2019

Sir Albert Hotel Amsterdam is a sophisticated destination located right in the heart of the capital’s De Pijp district. Green ... Read More

Zambia Tourism bids farewell to Ben Parker
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Zambia Tourism bids farewell to Ben Parker

editor editor- February 6, 2019

The Zambia Tourism Agency announced the death of Ben Parker, Chairman and Co-founder of Tongabezi. The announcement reads: We are ... Read More

New Florida club promotes travel with a purpose
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New Florida club promotes travel with a purpose

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018

The organization that is promoting a more peaceful world through international citizen homestays, announces the formation of a new club ... Read More

South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network committed to safeguarding the region
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South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network committed to safeguarding the region

editor editor- December 19, 2018

The South Pacific Sustainable Tourism Network is bringing together like-minded stakeholders from across the region, including individuals, businesses, government agencies, ... Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel
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The 10 commandments of air travel

editor editor- December 7, 2018

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?
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Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of ... Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
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Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a ... Read More

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair
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PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election ... Read More

Guam wins best cultural performance at LA Travel and Adventure Show
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Guam wins best cultural performance at LA Travel and Adventure Show

editor editor- February 18, 2014

TUMON, Guam - While performing at the Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) earned the ... Read More

Give Back, Get Involved and Feel Good!
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Give Back, Get Involved and Feel Good!

- September 20, 2010

Nancy Rivard, founder of Airline Ambassador International joins Sandy to talk about the Cruise 4 Haiti. The Liberty of the ... Read More

Voluntary adrenalin rush in Zimbabwe
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Voluntary adrenalin rush in Zimbabwe

editor editor- September 17, 2010

ZIMBABWE (eTN) - Volunteer work in Zimbabwe is not for the faint-hearted, but it can certainly be rewarding. Read More

Meet Flight Attendant, Nancy Rivard and See How Inspiration Met Preparedness 35,000 feet in the Air
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Meet Flight Attendant, Nancy Rivard and See How Inspiration Met Preparedness 35,000 feet in the Air

- August 30, 2010

Airline Ambassadors International (AAI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization affiliated with the United Nations and recognized by the US Congress. Read More

Seychelles sets new horizons for youth volunteerism
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Seychelles sets new horizons for youth volunteerism

editor editor- August 24, 2010

SEYCHELLES - Following the celebration of a decade of the President’s Award Program under the International Award Association, President James ... Read More

Volunteering on Vacation Program helps visitors get off the beaten path in Maui
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Volunteering on Vacation Program helps visitors get off the beaten path in Maui

editor editor- March 15, 2010

MAALAEA, MAUI, HI - During 2009, visitors to Maui gave the island a special gift - nearly 4,000 hours working ... Read More

Take a vacation in Hawaii and give back while you are there
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Take a vacation in Hawaii and give back while you are there

editor editor- January 9, 2010

MAALAEA, HI – Maui-based, non-profit Pacific Whale Foundation is proud to announce the continuation of its Volunteering on Vacation and ... Read More

SCTA leads Saudi youth into volunteer work during summer festivals
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SCTA leads Saudi youth into volunteer work during summer festivals

editor editor- August 13, 2009

His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Emir of Mecca, was pleased with the participation of Taif’s youth who volunteer to ... Read More

7,000 volunteer for pay cut – British Airways
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7,000 volunteer for pay cut – British Airways

editor editor- June 26, 2009

British Airways Plc, Europe’s third- largest airline, said almost 7,000 employees have applied for voluntary pay cuts to help the ... Read More

Cruise With Purpose(SM) launched by Holland America Line
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Cruise With Purpose(SM) launched by Holland America Line

editor editor- May 7, 2009

Holland America Line's innovative pilot program, Cruise With Purpose(SM), enables cruise guests to participate in meaningful community volunteer work and ... Read More

Volunteer vacation sales up 28 percent
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Volunteer vacation sales up 28 percent

editor editor- April 14, 2009

Due to the increase in job loss and an increasing number of graduates looking to volunteer before joining the work ... Read More

Intrepid Travel announces launch of voluntourism projects
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Intrepid Travel announces launch of voluntourism projects

editor editor- May 28, 2008

Due to the increasing need for development work overseas, Intrepid Travel has launched voluntourism projects in 10 countries. Intrepid encourages ... Read More