Student Travel with a clear conscience.

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Global tourism has yielded a large variety of tourism forms. One of them is Volunteer Tourism, which is a form of alternative tourism and driven by both ideological and self actualization motivations. Being a unique form of travel, it has never been extensively studied. However, it is clear that this kind of travel experience has some distinctive tourism characteristics which need to be explored more deeply.

A lot of people think that Educational Travel is just a name for a sightseeing tour. “Educational travel” refers to structured travel programs that integrate in-depth study about a particular region of the world or a particular subject with a standard travel itinerary. This can include lectures, guided tours by certified local guides and regional experts, special events, hands-on projects. True Educational Travel is a carefully planned combination of tours, site visits and hands-on learning opportunities, built around clear learning objectives. Educational travelers like…

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