DALLAS, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelocity® continues its commitment to support and inspire global "voluntourism" through its 2016 Travel for Good® program. To support those who have the desire to embark on a philanthropic adventure, Travelocity is announcing that as part of this year's program, two deserving individuals will win their dream voluntourism trip for themselves and up to three additional travelers in conjunction with a non-profit organization. In addition, Travelocity will make a $5,000 donation directly to each of the non-profit organizations identified by the award recipients.
"We were truly inspired by all the Travel for Good submissions we received last year. It was an honor to get the opportunity to help support these ambitious and selfless travelers," said Amelia Leicht, creative and brand experiences manager, Travelocity. "Our hope is that this program continues to help those who want to travel for good to fulfill their philanthropic journeys whether it be close to home or across the globe."
In 2015, Travelocity awarded three Travel for Good dream trips to volunteer travelers which allowed them to make an impact with the charitable organization of their choice.
- Courtney Vaudreuil, World Vets (Central America)
- Pauline Lewis, Selamta Family Project (Ethiopia)
- Lisa Cox, World Parkinson Congress (Portland, OR)
To learn more about their life-changing experiences and the organizations they support, visit Travelocity's Travel for Good page at www.travelocity.com/travelforgood.
Applying for a travel award is easy. The Travel for Good program is now accepting submissions via Twitter and Tumblr through Wednesday, November 30 at 11:59 p.m. ET. To apply, interested individuals or groups must follow @Travelocity or @TravelForGood on Twitter, share the location and purpose of their trip incorporating the hashtags #TravelForGood and #Contest. Applications can mention the applicant's organization of choice and why they are passionate about their cause, and can be submitted in any shareable format, including text, images and video, to best demonstrate the goals of their trip and volunteer efforts.
For more information and full program details, visit the Travel for Good page at www.travelocity.com/travelforgood. Entries can also be submitted directly from this page.
Travelocity encourages travelers to "Wander Wisely™" and is dedicated to being the champion of the customer with its Customer 1st Guarantee, making the traveling experience both simple and memorable with competitive prices, 24/7 customer service and more. Based in Dallas, Texas, Travelocity is owned by Expedia, Inc., one of the world's leading travel companies, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes many of the world's leading online travel properties.
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