Passports with Purpose and its sponsors can leverage a worldwide network of travel suppliers who want to make a positive impact while also getting a shot at a good trip.
For Hilton's efforts to have any long-term effect it will need to create paths to success that go beyond low-paying, entry-level work, which means it will need to stand up to hotel owners who want labor for less.
Whole World Water's goals are ambitious, but they are off to a running start with some very public figures and well-known hotels already signed on to help.
Granted it’s a great PR boost for TripAdvisor, but wouldn’t it be nice if the initiative did mark the start of a movement to change tourists’ relationship with the places they visit?
This is a win-win for the travel blogging world that gives brands a boost, bloggers an altruistic image, and helps build up communities that may not be tied to a Twitter feed.
There’s more to the mustache than usual aircraft livery design and BA hopes its ingenious touch will prompt fliers to donate to a cause that affected the airline’s own former CEO.
Beyond proper training and staying committed to your fundraising target, be sure to research the quality of trip operators so as not to harm local communities while trying to do good for humanity.