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Volume 3 Issue 1

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FEATURES:
FEATURE ARTICLE 1
FEATURE ARTICLE 2

COLUMNS:
So You May Know
UnXpected
Wisdom & Insight
VT-Lines
3-Q's
Supply Chain


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FEATURE ARTICLE
VolunTourism: From Whence They May Come - Part II
In this, the second installment of our series, I will explore Canada's potential to yield a crop of new VolunTourists. What makes Canada such fertile territory for producing VolunTourists? Environment, Desire, and Capacity!

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FEATURE ARTICLE
VolunTourism: The Next Destination
The question may have crossed your mind: "What is likely to be the next destination to declare itself a host for VolunTourists?" Well, this article offers a few, likely candidates and some insight into what factors may contribute to the viability of a country or region ultimately becoming a VolunTourism destination.

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COLUMNS

So You May Know
VolunTourism: Re-Defining "Meaningful Service"
The definition of "meaningful service" has traditionally been supplied by the deliverers of service. But what if we took the time to attempt to understand it from the perspective of the recipients? more>>>

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UnXpected
VolunTourism And The Peace Corps?
What synergies could possibly exist between the US Peace Corps and VolunTourism? Here are some thoughts in response to an inquiry from David Briery. more>>>

Wisdom & Insight
A Graduate Student's Perspective On VolunTourism And "The VolunTourism Chronicles"
Attila Woodward shares his conclusions on VolunTourism following a review of some of the existing literature on the subject. We also have results from Shawn Stratton's FAM Trip to Ecuador. more>>>

VT-Lines
The "V"-Word Is Catching The Media's Attention & Much More
This issue's VT-Lines deliver some personal stories and connections to this ever-growing segment of the travel and tourism sector. And Cheap Tickets wends their way into the growing online-travel-portal affinity with VolunTourism. more>>>

3-Q's
VolunTourism & The Hilton San Francisco
Jo Licata has broken all the molds for the hotel industry by single-handedly assuming the responsibility for the Hilton San Francisco's unique VolunTourism program. She offered thoughtful responses to our questions for this issue. more>>>

Supply Chain
Ambassadors For Children!
Dr. Sally Brown and her team have created a unique series of itineraries throughout the world for VolunTourists who want to make a difference in the lives of children in some of the globe's spectacular destinations. If kids AND travel are your passion, then look to AFC to fulfill your VolunTourism dreams. more>>>

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