Category Archives: Standards for volunteer tourism

Unmissable presentation on Responsible Volunteering from World Travel Market

This presentation is well worth watching in full as it presents some of the key perspectives and issues about volunteer tourism. In particular, Sallie Grayson of the volunteering organisation people and places and Paul Miedema of Calabash Tours in South … Continue reading

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Interesting discussion on standards for volunteer tourism

There’s an interesting discussion available on Linked In groups in response to my Travelmole article about Volunteering Standards, between Gavin Bate, from Fair Trade Volunteering and Sallie Grayson from people and places, discussing the need for and value of schemes … Continue reading

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More standards for responsible volunteer tourism

The Responsible Tourism Partnership have posted some professional ethics for responsible volunteering on their website. There are just two signatories who have signed up to these ethics so far, but I am assuming other organisations can sign up.  While I … Continue reading

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