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July 2005

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 best practices, general information, and case studies, this is your Source.

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FEATURE ARTICLE
Inbound VolunTourism: Watch Out For MICE Traps! - - Part II
In a follow up to last month's first part of this three-part series, we give you some insight into the realm of mitigating risk. Whether it is Liability Risk, Safety Risk, Risk of Failure, or Risk of Dissatisfaction, you will find suggestions regarding potential options for reducing the level of risk with which you may be dealing in any or all of these cases.

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Outbound VolunTourism: Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind! - - Part II
In this, Part II of a three-part series, we have provided a number of options for dealing with risk. The suggestions include utilizing methods for incorporating your clients to assist you in reducing your overall risk, but also address how staff may be involved in this process.

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So You May Know
In Memoriam
We say goodbye to a friend and supporter, Mr. Anthony, "Tony" Sabatini, but we also share our compassion with those in London. more>>>

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Send Us Your Input
It is your questions and comments that fill this space, and we appreciate what you had to say this month. more>>>

Wisdom & Insight
What research is being done in the area of VolunTourism?
This month, we revisit a former question with the promise of making VolunTourism Study & Research a permanent part of The VolunTourist. Nancy McGehee of Virginia Tech will sift through current and past research to provide readers with an ongoing answer to this question. more>>>

VT-Lines
Corporate Teambuilding on the Road?
The future for VolunTourism in the corporate world and the MICE industry has quite a bit of promise. Look closely at this article from Katie Morell and Meetings West Magazine. more>>>

3-Q's
Oh, Canada! You have a native son that is incredibly vested in VolunTourism!
This month we visit with Jeff Minthorn, Editor of Verge Magazine, "Travel with Purpose." He answered some very difficult questions with some equally challenging answers for those who dare to read on... more>>>

Supply Chain
Mahalo... from Waikiki where VolunTourism has an Inbound Practitioner!
This month we highlight the efforts of Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach resort in Hawaii. If you are saying to yourself, "What kind of VolunTourism can you do in Hawaii?" Well, take a look at how Outrigger has begun the process to serve one of its "neighbors." more>>>

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