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November 01 2015 – A group of refugees in Berlin have banded together to map key resources across the city, including counseling, healthcare, German language lessons, accommodation, legal assistance, police and public transport facilities. Jeremy Smith Read more.

Volunteers seek airline sponsor to help bring music to refugees on Lesvos

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October 07 2015 – A group of musicians from Galway, Ireland is seeking travel industry support for a planned trip to help refugees on the Island of Lesvos. They are currently trying to find an airline/travel company to sponsor them by way of providing flights to Athens, from where they will take a connecting ferry. Jeremy Smith Read more.

September 23 2015 – If you only read some of the more reactionary publications around, you might be mistaken for thinking that tourism’s response to the growing refugee crisis was mostly anger at having holidays spoiled. “Holidaymaker misery” ran one headline. “British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays ‘awkward’ in Kos” announced another. Jeremy Smith Read more.

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Bringing Tourism Back to Nepal

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Tourism Back to Nepal: Most of the hiking trails in Nepal are open.

Most of the hiking trails in Nepal are open.

2 September 2015 – Darrell Wade, 54, is on a mission to bring tourism back to Nepal. The chief executive and a founder of Intrepid Travel recently spent a week in the country — his 14thvisit — and saw firsthand how far it has come in recovering from the devastating earthquakes in April. Shivani Vora Read more.

 

 

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