Is Volunteer Travel the New Executive Training Program?

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Volunteer tourism or “voluntourism”, which has been increasingly popular among leisure travelers, is extending its reach into the workplace. Some folks are taking sabbaticals from their jobs to be philanthropic volunteers. Some companies not only permit employees to take sabbaticals, they are putting programs in place to encourage employees to be involved in charity travel.  […]

Volunteering Just Got More Fashionable

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First hotels are offering free nights for community service, now retailers are embracing community volunteering or giving back — consumerism meets volunteerism. Popular retailer, Banana Republic, announced the launched of the “ONE+ALL” campaign this week which will help local service organizations match up with Banana Republic customers who are interested in volunteering based on their […]