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New Orleans Working Vacations Catch On
VolunTourists are making their presence known in and around Greater New Orleans. Giving back is blending well with taking in the Big Easy's French Quarter. Story>>>
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This very brief, yet potent, article regarding volunteer tourism was written by Ryoko Suzuki for the Trent University in Canada. Strangely enough, it was written by an anthropology student?!? Story>>>
Changing The World, One Vacation At A Time: More Travelers Use Time Off To Help Those In Need
Lauren Beckham Falcone writes a short piece on the continuing movement of people to channel their free time into voluntary service time via travel. Story>>>
Storm Corps Provides An Alternative Spring Break For Young People
Looks as though Music Television (MTV) has begun to recognize a change in young people. Spring Break will now feature voluntary service by students in support of the Gulf Coast Region. Story>>>
2007 VolunTourism Forum - PROGRAM SUBMISSIONS!
The 2007 VolunTourism Forum will again be held in Baltimore during the third full week of February. If you would like to submit requests for potential programming elements or would like to submit a presentation proposal, please contact us with the details.
The deadline for programming and presentation will be July 1, 2006. All proposals submitted after that date will be considered for the 2008 VolunTourism Forum.
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