Member News and Projects

Member News and Projects

Going Wilder: Conservation Travel Innovator SEEtheWILD Adds New Species, Partners, & Destinations

SEEtheWILD.org, the world's first non-profit wildlife conservation travel organization, is expanding. The unique travel website now includes new dolphin and primate trips that benefit local wildlife organizations, six new tour operator partners, 15 new wildlife tours, and 10 new destinations.

 

O.A.R.S. Founder, George Wendt, to be Honored at 2012 California River Awards

River running pioneer commended for environmental and culturally responsible outfitting

 

Running Adventure: With Horsemen and Yaks in the Mongolian Wilderness

Runners from 20 countries participated in the 14th Mongolia Sunrise to Sunset – said to be the most pristine 100km and 42km run on the planet. The non-profit event supports environmental projects in Hovsgol National Park, Mongolia.

Porters Leading Inca Trail Treks Host Guests to Village Home Stay Prior to Journey to Machu Picchu

Experiencing a home stay immersion on the night prior to the Inca Trail trek provides Llama Expeditions' guests a window into the lives of their porters and helps with bonding before the trip begins.

Guide interpretation critical to guest experience, say leaders in adventure and ecotourism

Guides with a gift for interpretation and communication have the ability to elevate an average travel experience into the realm of the sublime, unexpected and unforgettable.

 

Conservation Efforts in Chile

Hiking on the Southern Patagonian Ice Field (Photo Credit: Matthew Barker)

 

 

By Jack McCabe (Vaya Adventures)

 

STFP Helps Kaghani Women to Establish Ecotourism Enterprise

Revival of tourism in the earthquake affected areas of Northern Pakistan

Llama Expeditions Offers 8-Day Surf Trek in Peru That Benefits the Lost Children of Lima

Through the non-profit Casa Generacion inner-city kids from Lima's toughest neighborhoods are experiencing the wonder of their own coastline by learning to surf, becoming world class competitors and expert instructors.

ImmerQi (Formerly IES Global): Promoting Responsible Travel in China

IES Global

IES (Integrated Education Services) Global offers a rewarding and diverse range of travel enrichment programs to experience the wonders of China.

 

Sri Lanka Ecotourism Foundation Receives National Recognition

5th Annual Sri Lanka Tourism Awards: Recognition of Excellence in Tourism Industry in Sri Lanka

 

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