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Travel Companies Offering Free Vacations to Frontline Workers - and How You Can Get Involved

on 05/27/2020 in Anywhere
We’ve already reported some of the hotels and hotel chains offering complimentary hotel stays to essential workers in their own towns. The hospitality of these hotels gives frontline workers a comfortable place to stay between gruelling shifts, while keeping their families safely isolated at home during the COVID pandemic.Now some travel companies have taken generosity and recognition a step further.In...

Cruise Company Offers Ships as Floating Hospitals During COVID-19

on 03/27/2020 in Anywhere
For some members of this family of cruise lines, serving during great times of need is part of the company DNA.Carnival Corporation’s family of cruise lines includes some of the world’s most historic, like the British luxury line Cunard and also Holland America Line.History of ServiceHolland America’s roots go back to the 1870’s as a shipping and passenger line providing...

A Distiller in Wine Country Switches Production to Hand Sanitizer to Help the Community During COVID-19

on 03/27/2020 in Niagara Falls
Visitors to wine country have another way to taste the fruit of those vines in a most unexpected way, at Dillon's. Here's BestTrip.TV's Lynn Elmhirst's original story about this unusual distillery - don't miss the update at the bottom that explains how this distiller is giving back to the community during COVID-19.Local small-batch distiller Dillon’s Unfiltered Gin 22 is a...

And Now For Some Good News In Travel

on 03/27/2020 in Anywhere
We wanted to share some travel stories to make you smile, give us hope, shine a spotlight on people and companies in travel doing good for their communities, and help keep your travel imagination active until we can all travel again.And even with all travel temporarily shut down, there IS great news in travel.By: Lynn Elmhirst, Producer/ Host BestTrip TVTravel...

And Now For Some Good News In Travel

on 03/27/2020 in Anywhere
We wanted to share some travel stories to make you smile, give us hope, shine a spotlight on people and companies in travel doing good for their communities, and help keep your travel imagination active until we can all travel again.And even with all travel temporarily shut down, there IS great news in travel.By: Lynn Elmhirst, Producer/ Host BestTrip TVTravel...

How This Travel Company is Marking International Women's Day

on 03/23/2020 in Anywhere
March 8th is a day dedicated to uplifting women all over the world. The Travel Corporation (TTC), is a family of travel companies including Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, Insight Vacations, Luxury Gold, Trafalgar, Contiki and others.TTC took the opportunity of International Women’s Day to highlight its commitment to a world enriched by travel empowering women, and women empowering travel.At a Trailblazing...

New Wellness Cultural Journeys from Abercrombie & Kent Enrich Mind, Body, Spirit

on 02/25/2019 in Anywhere
Run and train like a warrior with the Maasai or hike to a vantage point high above Machu Picchu. Feed your spirit with inspiration at a home for underprivileged girls in India, or a silent alms ceremony in Luang Prabang, and feed your body with healing, Ayurvedic herbs in India, or fresh local produce at a cooking demonstration on Krabey...

MSC Cruises, UNICEF Partnership Feeds 67,000 Needy Children and Their Families

on 04/08/2017 in Africa
We're already pretty passionate about travel.  Then when the company we trust with our valuable vacation time and budget makes the effort to do good in our shared world, well, that makes us love travel even more. European cruise line MSC Cruises has recently reached an incredible milestone for its partnership with UNICEF, raising €6.5 million (that's about $6.9 million...