Responsible voluntourism exists – and I found it in the Calais jungle

It was as I was beginning to edit my first ever responsible tourism video (concerning how tourism can help the refugee crisis) that it hit me: I live within 30 miles of a refugee camp, and yet I’ve never visited one. I was reading about awesome initiatives and inspiring stories that told how refugees were …

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From Loop Head to the World Bank

Cillian Murphy, a Masters student on the Responsible  Tourism course at MMU writes about being invited to the speak on tourism at the World Bank Bing..’you’ve got mail’….spam …spam …spam..then one email caught my eye…to say I was in shock was putting it mildly! It was a surprising culmination to an exciting 8 weeks or …

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The Jus’ Sail Youth Programme Celebrates the Graduation of its 2013 Students.

  On an uncharacteristically rainy and grey January evening aboard Jus’ Sail’s Carriacou Sloop Good Expectation at Rodney Bay Marina, the students, instructors and mentors of the Jus’ Sail 2013 youth sailing program were joined by some of the programs key financial supporters to celebrate the graduation of the students from the 2013 Jus’ Sail …

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Jo Baddeley of Thomas Cook, one of our alumni, featured on Positive Voices in Travel

Susdane is a freelance journalist and blogger with a passion for revealing the treasures of a sustainable and socially aware world. "I first met Jo a few months ago at Sandele Eco-Retreat in The Gambia and we instantly hit it off, spending hours talking about our mutual interest: Responsible travel. Jo’s story is the tale …

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