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The VolunTourist™ is a premium Newsletter for the Travel Trade. For those interested in discovering what is happening in the world of VolunTourism™ and seeking emerging practices, general information, and case studies, this is your Source.

Volume 9 Issue 1 Highlights

 
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Wisdom & Insight

Wordle™ Me This: What Is Capturing the Attention of Readers on the Subject of Voluntourism?

Over the past two and a half years, a growing number of authors have inked articles on the subject of voluntourism, with some of them garnering significant recognition for their efforts - notably, Ian Birrell, Ritwik Deo, Dorinda Elliott, Ossob Mohamud, Juliana Rufhus, and Richard Stupart. These authors' insights have attracted the attention of millions of readers worldwide and they have been "liked" and "tweeted" and "plussed" by tens of thousands of those readers. For this issue of Wisom & Insight, we offer a Wordle™ pictorial of each of these articles to give you a graphic visualization of the key terms appearing in each and a brief set of statistics about each article.

Articles appear in chronological order, from earliest to latest publishing dates.

Wordle Birrell

Article Title & Publication: "Before You Pay to Volunteer Abroad, Think of the Harm You Might Do," The Guardian
Author: Ian Birrell
Date: 13 November 2010
Facebook (likes): 9,327
Tweets: 471
Google+: 11
Comments: 159

Wordle Stupart

Article Title & Publication: "Why You Shouldn't Participate in Voluntourism," Matador Network
Author: Richard Stupart
Date: 22 August 2011
Facebook (likes): 2.1K
Tweets: 281
Google+: 28
Comments: 74

Wordle Rufhus

Article Title & Publication: "Cambodia's Orphan Business," Al Jazeera
Author: Juliana Rufhus
Date: 27 June 2012
Facebook (likes): 4,323
Tweets: 580
Google+: 39
Comments: 20

Wordle Deo

Article Title & Publication: "The Tragic Rise of Gap Year Voluntourism," The Independent
Author: Ritwik Deo
Date: 30 January 2013
Facebook (likes): 7.3K
Tweets: 252
Google+: 14
Comments: 128

Wordle Elliott

Article Title & Publication: "Does Voluntourism Do More Harm Than Good?," Conde' Nast Traveler
Author: Dorinda Elliott
Date: 1 February 2013
Facebook (likes): 902
Tweets: 62
Google+: 0
Comments: 17

Wordle Mohamud

Article Title & Publication: "Beware the 'Voluntourists' Doing Good," The Guardian
Author: Ossob Mohamud
Date: 13 February 2013
Facebook (likes): 2,581
Tweets: 199
Google+: 22
Comments: 164

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