Meet OUT in Colombia In 2013 Sam Holdren, founder of OUT in Colombia, realised that LGBTQ+ travellers were looking for experiences where they could feel comfortable and safe, allowing them to be themselves. He believed that by creating this safe space and encouraging people to be their true authentic selves,Read More →

Meet Across South America As a female-founded, women-run boutique travel agency specialising in tailor-made experiences, Across South America is dedicated to helping discerning travellers fall in love with their backyard. With over 15 years of experience under their belt, the sister-duo is passionate about creating customised travel experiences and isRead More →

  Today, on Earth Day, Tourwriter has announced a new initiative that aims to benefit local communities and natural environments around New Zealand, with the hope that the initiative will expand to include locations around the world that travellers also visit. Tourwriter is committing to donate $1 to Trees ThatRead More →

Johan’s passion for travel, tourism and helping people explore the world started from a young age thanks to his parents owning a travel agency in Sweden. Although he joked about being “born into the business,” he never expected he would remain in the industry after university, telling his parents “IRead More →

Let’s turn responsible travel from a buzz trend into an actionable and inclusive movement within the tourism industry. By learning about and encouraging more people to become discerning travellers, tour operators can aid in facilitating sustainable travel choices. If every traveller becomes more aware of the impact they have onRead More →

Tourism is now one of the world’s largest industries and one of the fastest-growing economic sectors. Globally, travel and tourism’s direct contribution to GDP was approximately 4.7 trillion U.S. dollars in 2020. For many countries, tourism is seen as the main instrument for regional development as it stimulates new economicRead More →

As travel resumes, one of the first things people around the world will be doing is travelling with one intention: to be reunited with loved ones. For specialist tour operators, this reality might be conflicting. While it’s important to reconnect, reunion travel also represents an even longer time before travellersRead More →

Borders are reopening, vaccine passports are being widely adopted and pent up travel demand is reaching a boiling point. Although new variants of COVID-19 are creating some uncertainty, experts believe that 2022 will be the year the tourism industry finally begins to rebound. Tour operators preparing for this restart areRead More →

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 15% of the world’s population (1 billion people) lives with some form of disability or impairment, and with an aging population, that number will only increase. During the pandemic, many persons with disabilities and the elderly were excluded from public health and travelRead More →