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Volume 3 Issue 4 Highlights

 
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One For The Road: Smiling At The World

Kelly Amabile provides this post in reference to Joyce Major's memoir entitled Smiling At The World - a book in which Major shares her year-long voluntourism journey around the world. Story>>

Travelocity & IGOUGO Launch Voluntourism Community Site

HotelMarketing.com gives some of the details of Travelocity's latest partnership with fellow Sabre Holdings' company, IGOUGO.com. Story>>

Voluntourism

Matt Hershberger shares a recent article that he read in the New York Times and his thoughts on voluntourism. Story>>

Tour Guide: Scuba & Voluntourism In East Africa

The Intelligent Travel Blog offers these thoughts on a unique voluntourism initiative in Kenya. Story>>

Voluntourism--Who Really Benefits?

Anglophile In LA questions the lasting impact of voluntourism. The points run the gamut from 'voluntourism as neo-colonialism' to how much can one really do in a short period of time. Story>>

National & International Media

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Exotic & Domestic Vacations With A 'Purr'pose

Sandy Robins, an MSNBC Contributor, proposes that the New Year include voluntourism trips to benefit four-legged friends and others in the animal kingdom. Story>>

Thrill Seeking Takes On A New Meaning

Canada.com provides a piece, which originally appeared in the Calgary Herald, by Theresa Storm. Theresa gives some insights into Adventure Travel and one particularly 'meaning'ful aspect - how it is beginning to embrace the concept of voluntourism. Story>>

Voluntourism: A Guilt Trip?

The verdict is still out for many people on the subject of voluntourism. But for Vincent Crump, he decided to find out for himself rather than wait for it. Story>>

Who Gains The Most From Voluntourism?

Christina Jelly, is a senior at the University of Arizona. She shares her thoughts on who the real recipient is as it pertains to voluntourism trips. Story>>

Volun-tours - Transforming holidays into aid projects

Wallace Immen, of CBC News, offers this story featuring some good questions for travelers considering a future voluntourism engagement. Story>>

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