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The call no one wants: handling medical emergencies in the field

Sep 19, 2018 |

Behind the Scenes

| by Molly O'Brien

Despite extensive risk management standards, thorough guide training and certification, and far-reaching safety protocols, emergencies in-country, while unfortunate, are unavoidable at times. In this article we’re calling out the difficult topic and addressing the call no one wants to receive: ...

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What makes an excellent guide?

Jun 1, 2018 |

Behind the Scenes

| by Molly O'Brien

While the success of a trip depends on many factors, perhaps the most significant contributor to the quality of a travel program hinges on the guides. The skill and knowledge of a guide can make or break a program....

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Behind the Scenes: U.S. Travel to Cuba - Setting the Record Straight

People to People Travel to Cuba remains safe, educational, enjoyable and legal When the Trump administration began rolling back the U.S. policy towards Cuba in June 2017, it caused uncertainty and fear among Americans interested in traveling to Cuba. It is also causing confusion among members ...

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