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Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

The future of Tourism: Travel Plus Social Good

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer
Released on May 6, 2016

Elaine Masters, Associate Producer for the NPR Podcast, Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer, speaks with Kelley Louise, Executive Director of Travel Plus Social Good. Volunteerism and Eco-tourism are buzzwords for the travel industry but is tourism really improving lives?

Kelley Louise works to help the industry take action to ensure that local communities are helped through tourism. The mission statement: Our goal is to build the travel industry of the future, one in which sustainable travel acts as the catalyst for solving the world's most pressing issues."

Kelley speaks about the invitation only Travel Plus Social Good Summit at the United Nations Headquarters; how she, a millennial traveler, became involved and how the group is working with local hubs in 23 countries around the world.

Your host, San Diego based Elaine J. Masters is the The Trip Well Gal, an award-winning freelance writer, author, and blogger.

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