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TravelJar: Meet the Upscale Tour Operator Mixing Conservation and Exploration

The “experience economy” is on the rise and yet more and more people are concerned with the environment and overtourism. What is the responsible solution? Luxury Travel Advisor London correspondent Emily Goldfischer met with Libby White, director of experiences at TravelJar, a bespoke luxury expedition company, offering access to exotic locations and cultures while taking the utmost care to maintain and preserve the natural environment by including a charity component on every journey.

Here’s a piece of our conversation with White:

Why did you start TravelJar?

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Tour Operators, Hotels and Cruise Lines Feeling Impacts of Coronavirus

The repercussions of the coronavirus are beginning to present in the travel field, as Asia-centered tour operators, inns and cruise lines experience the to start with impacts, and travel advisors begin to discipline calls from anxious clients. But U.S.-centered tour operators continue being reasonably relaxed.

That is not to say there has been no fallout. Last week, Pacific Delight Tours announced it is closing its doorways this week it was HotelnAir.com, a $25 million joint venture of Korea’s two most significant organizations, Method Tour and Hana Tour.

In an earnings phone on Tuesday, Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta supplied up a

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Amsterdam Bans Tour Groups From Sex Workers’ Windows

by The Connected Push, February 13, 2020

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The nearby government in Amsterdam has banned guided tours that acquire teams past the famed windows in the city’s crimson-light district wherever site visitors enjoy semi-naked sexual intercourse workers pose.

The shift announced Thursday is the town government’s most up-to-date endeavor to deal with about-tourism and to clear up and to safeguard workers the Dutch capital’s crimson-light district, which is a magnet for rowdy site visitors.

Sex workers are consistently abused and photographed without having their consent by associates of tour teams, the town stated.

“It is disrespectful to handle

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