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Tips and Tricks on How to Successfully Plan a Large Group Trip

Planning a group trip can have its complications when trying to incorporate everyone’s ideas. So, it is best to plan a trip with those who share similar interests, have a passion for exploring the world, and are mindful of the importance of sustainability and social impact when traveling. Whether you are planning a trip with close friends or new acquaintances,…

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Why Social Impact Experiences Should Cater to Millennials (And How to Do It!)

The corporate world is quickly catching on to the needs and values of the growing millennial workforce. In order to attract, engage, and retain employees of this generation, Forbes.com says that businesses must be aware of their desire to be involved with philanthropic causes. This means that orgs, like yours, already have an entire generation of customers eager to support…

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Responsible tourism, sustainable travel, Travel tips

How to Heal Yourself and the World through Travel

You might think that healing and traveling are two separate activities that don’t naturally connect. However, these seemingly disparate things come together perfectly. Through travel, people not only have the opportunity to heal themselves, but the world as well. Travel can heal people personally through liberation and discovery. But it can also heal the world socially through cultural preservation, economic…

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Inspiration, Responsible tourism

How One Visit.org Customer Made a Lasting Impact in Ethiopia

Retired American doctor, Peter Schwartz, was looking for a meaningful way to spend the free hours of his five-day stay Ethiopia. He had been invited to speak at a medical ethics conference, and wanted to interact with local culture in an immersive and authentic way. After some internet research, he stumbled upon Visit.org’s Addis Ababa Food Tour. The tour, like…

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Seasonal Travel: Best Trips to Fit Your Adventure Needs

Every person has a different schedule with work and other various factors that impede their freetime. So, while most families utilize school breaks or the summer for family travel, many other people book trips during other seasons to avoid high season prices and crowds. If you’re looking for a seasonal travel experience further abroad or closer to home, with cold…

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Inspiration, Responsible tourism

How does Visit.org serve social impact organizations?

Visit.org is the leading online platform for sustainable travel experiences with social impact organizations. With over 600 tours in more than 70 countries, we offer a wide range of social impact experiences. Moreover, our tours work for every type of visitor, from the animal lover to the environmentalist and everyone in between. Visitors are able to have immersive and authentic…

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Environment

ECOFILTRO: An Impact Visit to Guatemala

Visit.org ambassador* Charlie Marchant visited our partner organization ECOFILTRO in Guatemala. ECOFILTRO supports local communities by creating and selling clay pots which serve as water purification filters, providing clean water to populations that did not previously have access. The project gives many low-income families and rural communities access to one of the major conditions of life.   Could you tell…

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Animals

Unique Destinations that Deserve More Visitors: #5 Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Located in Western Africa, Sierra Leone is a nation rich in culture, history, and natural beauty. Additionally, it has abundant deposits of diamond, gold, and other precious minerals. Unfortunately, it is a nation that has suffered from extreme poverty, with 70% of the population living in need. And although it is a beautiful country, it has had setbacks…

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Food

5 Meaningful Travel Experiences for Wine and Beer Lovers

Discover the world through sustainable wine and beer experiences. Through these Visit.org social impact activities, travelers can taste amazing spirits in a beautiful setting, all while learning about a new culture and benefiting the local community. Plan your impactful world wine and beer tour today! 1. Enjoy a Wine Tasting Exhibition to Support People with Special Needs Tulip Winery in Kfar Tikva,…

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