In an era filled with crisis and geopolitical uncertainty, it’s easy to feel like the world is one big, scary place. During Skift Global Forum 2016, Fathom President Tara Russell stressed that despite these difficult times, it’s important that as adults we don’t lose our curiosity nor our optimism for life.

At Fathom, the company strives to create experiences that center around social impact travel. Russell says Fathom’s cruises strive to hit on three themes in particular: connection, inspiration, and hope.

Watch the complete presentation below.



At this year’s Skift Global Forum in New York City, travel leaders from around the world gathered for two days of inspiration, information, and conversation for panels such as this as well as solo TED-like talks on the future of travel.

Visit our Skift Global Forum site for more details about 2017 events, including our London event in April of 2017.