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YOU CAN HELP REDUCE POVERTY WHILE ENJOYING YOUR VACATION

There are hotels that have developed highly efficient means of combining hospitality with programs to alleviate poverty. Three hotels were honored last week by the First Choice Responsible Tourist Awards as best in the category for Poverty Reduction: Ol Malo Eco Lodge, Kenya, Guludo Beach Lodge, Mozambique, and Shinta Mani Hotel and Institute of Hospitality, [...]

RESPONSIBLE TOURISM AWARDS 2006 ANNOUNCED

The First Choice Responsible Tourism Awards for 2006 were announced at the World Travel Market, London. The two overall winners are The Intrepid Travel, Australia and The Ol Malo Trust [...]

VOLUNTOURISM IN NIGER

A couple of weeks ago we wrote an article about Niger, The Remote Niger. We concluded that exploring the country alone is not advisable. But in the tomorrow’s issue of The New York Times there is an interesting article about Niger. It turns out that Niger is a great destination for [...]

VOLUNTOURISM

The Guardian writes about how combining tourism with volunteering is becoming more popular. [...]