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National & International
The Ugly VolunTourist?!?
This isn't really the title of the article, but I thought it would be a great one to share with those who are interested in why volunteerism and tourism have not had a "chummy" relationship historically. Story>>>
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Choice Hotels, National Park Foundation Align to Promote Tourism, Volunteerism in National Parks
Okay, I missed this article, somehow. But I think it is definitely worth a read, especially in lieu of this month's discussion of "Potential Partners." Story>>>
Finding Inspiration and Self-Empowerment through Volunteer Tourism in Africa
This article caught me by suprise, but it sounds like it also caught this young actress from the San Francisco Bay Area by surprise as well. Story>>>
I will have the privilege of speaking at the 2005 NTA Convention in Detroit, Michigan, on November 4th. The panel discussion will offer destinations, operators, and suppliers an overview of the VolunTourism marketplace, current trends, a global perspective, and some possible connections to projects and partners throughout the world.
If you want to get a closer look at what to expect at the 2006 VolunTourism Forum & Expo, then visit our Program page for all of the current details. And stay tuned for monthly updates as we confirm speakers and program-ming tracks!
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