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Crystal Cruises Offer Voluntourism for Fall Sailings

This September/October, ultraluxe Crystal Cruises offer passengers and crew the chance to help international refugees in Canada, feed the hungry in Halifax and care for stray/rescued donkeys in Antigua as part of the cruise line’s “You Care, We Care” program.

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Crystal Cruises Introduces Voluntourism in Malta

Looking to blend a European vacation on a luxury cruise liner with volunteer work?

This fall Crystal Cruises offers guests the opportunity to give back in Valletta, Malta on selected Crystal Serenity voyages. The Republic of Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean Sea, south of the Italian island of Sicily. This is perfect…

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Oasis of the Seas Cruise Offers Voluntourism

Royal Carribean’s Oasis of the Seas has added a few new excursions for its Cozumel, Mexico cruise, including voluntourism. The cruise line’s “Voluntourism: The Mexican Red Cross Landscaping Project” offers an afternoon of volunteering with the Mexican Red Cross.

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Holland America Cruise to Offer Voluntourism

Sensing growing consumer preferences (and market opportunity) for meaningful and give-back travel experiences, travel operators such as hotels and cruise lines, eager to expand their products, are quickly adding voluntourism to their program offerings. Another sign of voluntourism being mainstreamed.
Holland America just announced its pilot program, Cruise With Purpose(SM), which enable cruise guests to participate in meaningful community volunteer work and scientific data collection on specially designed tours as part of their shore excursions. Beginning with their Alaska cruise this summer (May through September 2009), they will feature volunteer …