In 2017, the world travel and tourism industry contributed more than $10 trillion dollars to the global economy. Of this amount, business tourism contributed a significant proportion, with a total of $1.23 trillion dollars. Modern society transportation and infrastructure systems continue to revolutionise and therefore business tourism has the means to provide greater economic power […]
The world isn’t short of available volunteer tourism projects; however most recently, there seems to be a pitfall of criticism on the harms these projects are doing to the volunteer tourism industry. In this post I will reflect on the things to consider before booking your volunteer tourism trip in order to make your experience […]
Volunteering and travelling opportunities were once an only option for skilled medical professionals who would work their trade and support those in need. But in contemporary society, volunteering and travelling have emerged into a commercialised industry which has seen the commodification of ‘volunteer tourism’. The majority of the volunteer tourism industry that we see today […]
This post was last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 03:32 pmIn this post, I will reflect on the benefits of volunteer tourism, alongside the positive impacts to the volunteer as demonstrated through a number of academic studies. As somebody who has been a volunteer tourist myself, and studied the concept at length in an […]
Are you thinking of doing a degree? Did you know that doing a degree might you a better person? Why doing a degree might make you a better person Doing a degree has benefits that reach far beyond enhancing your job prospects. In this post I will explain to you why doing a degree […]
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