Articles tagged “voluntourism”

Fathom Is Expanding Its Volunteer Activities to Other Carnival Lines

Fathom Is Expanding Its Volunteer Activities to Other Carnival Lines

Hannah Sampson, Skift

This will likely appeal to some cruisers who want to do more on land than take a tour or hang out at the beach. But we have to wonder how this will play out for Fathom's bookings. Will travelers who want to volunteer sidestep a full week on Fathom and just book a one-day excursion on another line?

2 years ago

Fathom Is Still Trying to Explain the Meaning of a Social Impact Cruise

Fathom Is Still Trying to Explain the Meaning of a Social Impact Cruise

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Fathom is drumming up good press for the cruise industry, but will enough people really pay a premium to devote their vacation to volunteering? Probably not at first.

3 years ago

Carnival Launches Fathom Brand Devoted to Volunteerism

Carnival Launches Fathom Brand Devoted to Volunteerism

Beth J. Harpaz , Associated Press

The new brand, if it is sustainable, will attract a younger customer base intent on doing good and also helps Carnival improve its own reputation.

3 years ago

Voluntourism Isn’t Always as Bad as It Sounds

4 years ago