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“Great places to visit must first and foremost be great places to live in for host communities.” 

What sort of benefits — not only economic, but also cultural and environmental — can communities draw from tourism projects? Read on in our second instalment in the 'Travel as a Force for Good' series.
What sort of benefits can communities draw from tourism projects?
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"As much as travel highlights our differences, it also highlights our similarities. Traveling around the world, I’ve found that the differences between cultures are minor and that, across the globe, people all have the same hopes and dreams."

Read on for our interview with +Matthew Kepnes.
We’re currently asking travel and tourism experts the question: can travel be a force for good? This week: travel blogge…
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"My initial suggestion for all travellers is to lead your travels with curiosity. Let that curiosity allow you to research your upcoming travel plans, seek out information on some of the issues facing the region you’re visiting, and allow that information to help guide how you plan your trip."

Our second interview in the series on Travel as a Force for Good. This time with +Shannon O'Donnell, of A Little Adrift.
We’re currently running a series of interviews with travel and tourism experts and asking the question: can travel be a …
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Travel & Tourism is facing a talent crisis, and we need to talk about it!

View the full infographic here: http://bit.ly/1KI5821
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Take a journey through the ages and see how travel used to be and how it's evolved over the years in this infographic: http://bit.ly/1yQ7Yhr
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The finalists for the 2015 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards have now been announced. To understand how diverse responsible tourism is and the many ways it can help local communities and environments, you only have to look at the below finalists, carefully selected by Tourism for Tomorrow judges. Winners will be officially announced during the Awards Ceremony taking place in Madrid, Spain on 15th of April 2015 during WTTC’s Global Summit.

For more info, visit our page: http://bit.ly/17Yzm2N
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Our impressive speaker lineup for the Global Summit in Madrid has been announced. Watch our video announcement here!
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Thanks +C.C. Chapman! We're looking forward to hearing from them. 
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Helen Marano, our Director of Government & Industry Affairs, wants to tell you why everyone should consider a career in the Travel & Tourism industry.
Why you should consider a career in this great industry.
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When people speak of tourism as a “force for good,” what does it look like through the eyes and lives of individuals who work in the tourism industry? 

Here are 4 individuals' stories of how tourism has affected their lives, from India, Germany, Sarajevo, and Haiti.
The first part in a three part series on ‘Travel as a Force For Good’. In this first part, we share 4 people’s stories a…
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Over the next few weeks we’ll be running a series of interviews with travel and tourism experts and writers, asking the question: can travel be a force for good?

For the first in the series, we talked to travel writer and photographer +Gary Arndt.
We’re asking Travel & Tourism experts and writers a question: can tourism be a force for good? Here’s what they think.
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What do you think will be the next big true disruptor in the Travel & Tourism industry? Here are 7 things we thought were currently changing and challenging the existing landscape.
A general overview of the technological developments that are currently challenging, changing, and disrupting the Travel…
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Have you decided where you're travelling to in 2015 yet?

Here are the tourism hotspots for 2015: http://www.wttc.org/global-news/articles/2014/dec/tourism-hotspots-in-2015/
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WTTC is the global authority on Travel & Tourism, working with governments and international institutions to create jobs, and drive and generate exports.
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