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    Looking for an internship? Do you have questions? Tourism Cares Student Programs intern Lauren Knight shares her perspective of what it's like to be an intern:
    http://www.tourismcares.com/images/documents/Internship_Article.pdf

    Don't forget to visit our website for more information about internships in the Travel Industry!
    http://www.tourismcares.com/images/documents/...
    Facebook 23 July 2013    Like · Comment
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    At the beginning of July, Tourism Cares joined with The Travel Corporation to give back at the Grand Canyon. Take a look at Contiki 's blog post, contributed by Digital Marketing Manager Delphia, which describes her experience volunteering. http://blog.contiki.com/2013/07/12/contiki-at-the-4th-annual-travcorp-grand-canyon-restoration-project-with-tourism-cares/
    http://blog.contiki.com/2013/07/12/contiki-at-the-4th-annual-travcorp-grand-canyon-restoration-proje
    Facebook 22 July 2013    Like · Comment
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    Check out some of the incredible restoration projects volunteers will be working on at Tourism Cares for Plimoth Plantation in September! Visit http://www.tourismcares.org/volunteering/upcoming-programs/tourism-cares-for-plimoth-plantation-volunteer/featured-projects - There is only one more lead sponsorship opportunity left, so email Alyssa today if you’re interested at alyssao@tourismcares.org
    Featured Projects
    http://www.tourismcares.org/volunteering/upco...
    On September 27, our dedicated volunteers will help with a number of projects at Plimoth Plantation and sites throughout the Plymouth Community. Here are just a few of the featured projects we will be working on - our work list keeps growing! Burial Hill About Burial Hill: Prior to being designated…
    Facebook 19 July 2013    Like · Comment
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    Fun Fact: Not only is the Travel Industry one of the fastest growing industries in the the U.S, but 1 out of 8 U.S jobs depends on travel and tourism!
    Facebook 17 July 2013    Like · Comment
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    With all the great opportunities available through Tourism Cares and its corporate partners, our scholarship winners can go on to do great things. Check out this student profile of Aliza Green, a 2009 ASTA scholarship winner, and read about her job as a Culinary Tour Director: http://www.tourismcares.com/images/documents/aliza_profile_for_fb.pdf
    http://www.tourismcares.com/images/documents/...
    Facebook 16 July 2013    Like · Comment
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    Want to help Tourism Cares Give Back? The Tourism Cares Events Team is currently looking for an Events Intern! Please visit this link for more information – or forward to someone you think could benefit from some experience with our team - http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/GGJK7Pzmt6BD/
    Internship (Canton): Volunteer Program/ Events Intern
    http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/GGJK7...
    Learning Opportunities: The events team is looking for a bright and energetic intern to assist with the planning of our volunteer restoration events,
    Facebook 15 July 2013    Like · Comment
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    Heading to Boston, DC, Disney, Miami etc.? Check out “Tourism Cares Beat the Heat Online Auction” for deals on travel, spa & beauty, art, tickets & entertainment & unique experiences: http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?auctionId=191484761
    http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/Auction...
    Browse the Tourism Cares fundraising auction powered by BiddingForGood and bid on items to help support this cause.
    Facebook 12 July 2013    Like · Comment
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    Find great deals on vacations, fine art and delicious meals all while helping Tourism Cares through our online auction. Our summer auction ends this Friday, so get your bids in today! https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/Browse.action;jsessionid=kH4Y9EgvoK-YPteBCcEu6A**.app4?grouping=ALL&auctionId=191484761
    Tourism Cares - Auction Items - BiddingForGood Fundraising Auction
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    Browse the Tourism Cares fundraising auction powered by BiddingForGood and bid on items to help support this cause.
    Facebook 02 July 2013    Like · Comment
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    Keep an eye on www.tourismcares.org this week as our website gets a new and improved look.
    Tourism Cares - Volunteer Events, Travel and Tourism Scholarships & Internships, Grants to...
    http://www.tourismcares.org/
    Tourism Cares - Restoring the Past. Preserving the Future.
    Facebook 24 June 2013    Like · Comment
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    With all the great opportunities available through Tourism Cares and its corporate partners, our scholarship winners can go on to do great things. Check out this student profile of Lynette Andrews, a 2012 ASTA scholarship winner, and read about her new job as an Adventure Travel Specialist:
    http://tourismcares.org/images/documents/lynetteandrewsprofile.pdf
    http://tourismcares.org/images/documents/lyne...
    Facebook 18 June 2013    Like · Comment
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    Did you know Tourism Cares gives scholarships to professionals furthering their education through certificate programs? The Tourism Cares Professional Development Scholarship application will be online in the fall! Sign up to be notified when the application is available here: http://www.kintera.org/AutoGen/Contact/ContactUs.asp?ievent=994820&en=jmL2JaOQLjI0K9MRJkJUL6OULpJaIpM3LoL1K9N0JtI3JcPZInJ0JnO0JlI9KvJ
    About Tourism Cares
    http://www.kintera.org/AutoGen/Contact/Contac...
    Tourism Cares is a nonprofit dedicated to preservation of the travel experience for generations to come. IRS 501 c 3 tax-exempt organization
    Facebook 14 June 2013    Like · Comment
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    Included in their scholarship, the 55 scholarship recipients awarded by Tourism Cares are invited to participate in our mentoring program taking place at the NTA/UMA Travel exchange in February 2014. Learn more about the mentoring program here: http://www.tourismcares.org/student-programs/student-mentoring-program

    To hear thoughts from a student who participated, check out this video: http://youtu.be/wML3yqb720k
    Facebook 12 June 2013    Like · Comment
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    "Through Tourism Cares many have discovered that no life is complete without service to the community. The organization has provided a vehicle through which travel industry professionals can meaningfully channel their care for the world, the resources on which their livelihoods depend on along with the welfare of future generations."
    Tourism Cares: Bruce Beckham’s Legacy
    http://www.travelpulse.com/tourism-cares-bruc...
    Tourism Cares: Bruce Beckham’s Legacy
    Facebook 05 June 2013    Like · Comment
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    Our volunteers are FAMOUS! Did you see the local Channel 12 coverage in NYC last week? #tcfornyc http://longisland.news12.com/news/volunteers-clean-up-coney-island-1.5378168?firstfree=yes
    Volunteers clean up Coney Island
    http://longisland.news12.com/news/volunteers-...
    Hundreds of tourists from all over the country are volunteering their time today to clean up Coney Island. The cleanup is part of an annual give-back event for Tourism Cares, the nation's largest tour
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    Shout out to Tourism Cares Scholarship Alumni Yuri Horowitz, Rikki Canavagh, and Emily Rose Wagoner! These scholarship recipients gave back at last week’s volunteer event in NY! Thanks for all your hard work!
    Facebook 04 June 2013    Like · Comment
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    Another successful project! Thank you to all the volunteers that worked so hard today. Safe travels home, and hope to see you all in September. #tcfornyc
    Facebook 31 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    Lots of awesome pics coming through, don't forget to tag us. #tcfornyc
    Facebook 31 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    More than 600 employees are hard at work at Coney Island and Fort Tilden.
    Facebook 31 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    We are thrilled to induct three outstanding industry leaders into the Tourism Hall of Fame tomorrow! Congratulations to Phillip Gordon from Globus Family of Brands, Steven Gorga from Travel Impressions and Bob Sullivan from Northstar Travel Media.
    Facebook 28 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    Tourism Cares is excited to be piloting a student mentoring program during the NY Volunteer event next week. Thanks to the 15 students participating and mentors who are volunteering!
    Facebook 24 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    We are gearing up for many activities next week in New York City. Special thanks to our lead sponsors American Express, Delta and NYC & Company for their support of Tourism Cares for New York City!
    Facebook 23 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    Today, we cheer for the runners of the Brooklyn Half Marathon that concludes at the Coney Island Boardwalk. On May 31st, over 600 volunteers will be there to give the boardwalk a facelift.
    http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2013/brooklyn-half-marathon/race-recap
    Brooklyn Half Takes Off | NYRR
    http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2013/bro...
    The Brooklyn Half has hit the road! In NYRR’s newest marquee event, nearly 25,000 runners are on their way through “America’s Fourth-Largest City” from the Brooklyn Museum, around Prospect Park, and to the finish—and festivities—at the Coney Island Boardwalk. Tune in later today for full coverage a...
    Facebook 18 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    Going to be in New York City soon or planning a trip to the Big Apple? We have a NYC private photo safari tour up for bid until tomorrow! http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/Item.action?id=193865581
    Private Photographic Safari Tour for 5 - New York City - Online Fundraising Auction - BiddingForGood
    http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/It...
    Place a bid on Private Photographic Safari Tour for 5 - New York City and help support the Tourism Cares fundraising auction powered by BiddingForGood.
    Facebook 16 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    “The value of the work performed in New Orleans can’t be captured in man hours or painted fence posts.
    The value resides in the hearts and minds of those who gave, those who received, and in the investment made in the city’s recovery” - Mike Valentino, President & CEO, Valentino Hotels in 2008
    Facebook 12 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    Time is running out to attend the Tourism Hall of Fame Dinner. Tickets still available through Friday, May 10th here: http://tourismcares.org/hall-of-fame
    2013 Inductees - Phillip Gordon, Steve Gorga, and Robert Sullivan
    http://tourismcares.org/hall-of-fame
    Phillip Gordon, Steve Gorga and Bob Sullivan will be inducted to the Tourism Hall of Fame on May 29th.
    Facebook 09 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    Interested in learning how you can find funding for certificate programs or industry conferences? Start planning for the Tourism Cares Professional Development Scholarships with their new application period this fall.
    Learn more at http://www.tourismcares.org/student-programs/scholarship-programs/professional-development-scholarships
    Facebook 07 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    Tourism Cares
    Interested in learning how you can find funding for certificate programs or industry conferences? Start planning for the Tourism Cares Professional Development Scholarships with their new application period this fall.
    Learn more at http://www.tourismcares.org/student-programs/scholarship-programs/professional-development-scholarships
    http://www.tourismcares.org/student-programs/...
    Tourism Cares - Restoring the Past. Preserving the Future.
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    We still have rooms available at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott at $185 nightly for our event in NYC! Time is running out to book, so make sure not to delay!
    Welcome
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    We have an exceptional agenda in store for you at our upcoming event. It's been designed to ensure your time at the event is not only productive, but enjoyable. We look forward to hosting you and your colleagues!
    Facebook 03 May 2013    Like · Comment
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    Check out our latest online auction item!
    Private Photographic Safari Tour for 5 - New York City

    You will experience NYC like never before. Step into the shoes of a travel photographer with an expert guide who will lead your exploration of New York while showing you how to create beautiful photos of all of your travels!!! This unique tour is compliments of Remember Forever.
    Private Photographic Safari Tour for 5 - New York City - Online Fundraising Auction - BiddingForGood
    http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/item/It...
    Place a bid on Private Photographic Safari Tour for 5 - New York City and help support the Tourism Cares fundraising auction powered by BiddingForGood.
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    Where would we be without our sponsors? Special Thanks to our NYC Give Back Leader sponsors - Cvent Wyndham Worldwide Entertainment Cruises - New York Travel Leaders - Journeys Travel Group
    Facebook 29 April 2013    Like · Comment
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    Thank you to the Volunteers who 8 years ago this May helped remove approximately 84 tons of wood from the forest floor at Mount Vernon. A feat that is estimated to have taken their labor force 10, 20 or even 30 years to finish. You rocked it!
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    Sadly, volunteer week is coming to a close... Throughout the week, the Tourism Cares staff thought a lot about our thousands of volunteers and the impact they have made around the country. Have you checked out our videos showing them in action?! Visit our YouTube channel to check them out!
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    ourism Cares, in conjunction with NYC & Company and the City of New York eagerly await the arrival of travel and tourism industry volunteers from all over the country and around the world to give back to Coney Island and t...
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    We were just notified today that American Express Foundation is granting Tourism Cares $50,000 for our New York City volunteer project!
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    1. Susan
      Susan, Boston
      NYC and NJ volunteers - be sure to register soon!
      26 April 2013
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    Attention Students! Networking opportunity in NYC. Tourism Cares is offering travel, tourism or hospitality students to register for only $29 and attend the NYC volunteer program on May 30th & 31st. Registration Deadline is May 1st!
    http://tourismcares.org/volunteer/2013-volunteer-projects/tourism-cares-for-new-york-city
    Tourism Cares for New York City
    http://tourismcares.org/volunteer/2013-volunt...
    Tourism Cares - Restoring the Past. Preserving the Future.
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    National Volunteer Week is here! We are thankful for the more than 4,000 volunteers that have helped Tourism Cares make a difference all across America over the past 10 years. Keep up the good work!
    Facebook 21 April 2013    Like · Comment
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    Boston's spirit is strong and is open for business!
    Boston Guide: Hotels, Deals, Restaurants and Events in Boston
    http://www.bostonusa.com/
    If you need a Boston Guide, then look no further. Welcome to the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau of New England, the best Boston Guide that money can't buy. . Here you can find information on everything that Boston Massachusetts has to offer. Need a guide, Plan a trip, Plan a convent...
    Facebook 18 April 2013    Like · Comment
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    Congratulations to our friends and colleagues at Turismo Cuida in Peru! A big launch this week and announcement of the 2013 grant opportunity for the amazing natural, historical and cultural sites of Peru!
    Facebook 12 April 2013    Like · Comment
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    Special thanks to our first Tourism Cares Student Mentoring Program Sponsor Academic Travel Abroad! We appreciate your investment in the next generation of industry professionals.
    Facebook 11 April 2013    Like · Comment
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    Have questions about our upcoming event in NYC? Well, we've got answers!!
    http://tourismcares.org/volunteer/2013-volunt...
    Tourism Cares - Restoring the Past. Preserving the Future.
    Facebook 10 April 2013    Like · Comment
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    Tourism Cares Internship program is highlighting our silver level corporate partner Amadeus who is accepting applications for summer interns in their Miami offices. For more information go to http://amadeusnorthamerica.jobs/jobs/
    Amadeus Jobs
    http://amadeusnorthamerica.jobs/jobs/
    Amadeus is looking for the best and brightest talent to meet our rapidly expanding operations in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Miami, Toronto and Tucson. If you’re seeking an employer who values innovation Amadeus Jobs
    Facebook 09 April 2013    Like · Comment
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    May 31 Tourism Cares' volunteers will be there helping them to rebound.
    http://www.weather.com/news/coney-island-hopes-for-rebound-20130401
    NYC's Coney Island Hopes for Rebound After Sandy - weather.com
    http://www.weather.com/news/coney-island-hope...
    Five months after Superstorm Sandy's surge swamped Coney Island, many businesses are pinning their hopes on a strong season to help them make up for what they have spent to get back up and running.
    Facebook 06 April 2013    Like · Comment
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    Tourism Cares is pleased to announce the first of our 2013 Globus Special Grants to Friends of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park (http://fhvnp.org/) and Zion Natural History Association (http://www.zionpark.org/). Both organizations work to support our spectacular National Parks. Stay tuned for more news…
    Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
    http://fhvnp.org/
    Friends of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National ParkFHVNP is a non-profit organization with members worldwide who have experienced the wonder and power of the park’s living volcanoes. In Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, friends and visitors can walk on new lava fields, hike thorough ancient rainforests, see p...
    Facebook 05 April 2013    Like · Comment
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    Special thanks to Amtrak for their increased Corporate Partnership this year!!! We deeply appreciate your support of a monetary donation and in-kind tickets to support our volunteer programs, grants and student programs.
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    Jessica and Kati are on the N Train Coney Island bound! Will they see you in New York on May 30&31 (when it's a bit warmer!)? You don't want to miss it, it's going to be amazing!
    Facebook 28 March 2013    Like · Comment
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    Even months after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, there is still much clean-up and restoration to be done. Tourism Cares hasn't forgotten and is raising funds to help award grants to tourism-related sites that need some help rebuilding. You can help by making a tax-deductible donation. Just chose "grants 2013" in the designation section.
    https://www.kintera.org/AutoGen/Simple/Donor....
    Tourism Cares is a nonprofit dedicated to preservation of the travel experience for generations to come. IRS 501 c 3 tax-exempt organization
    Facebook 25 March 2013    Like · Comment
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    Happy Spring! This is a great time to visit the historic Mystic Seaport. Were you one of the volunteers who helped save Mystic Seaport more than $37,000 in labor?
    Facebook 23 March 2013    Like · Comment
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    Reminder that the deadline is approaching for the Tourism Cares 2013 Academic Scholarship Application. To access the online application go to http://www.tourismcares.org/student-programs/scholarship-programs/academic-scholarship-program.
    http://www.tourismcares.org/student-programs/...
    Tourism Cares - Restoring the Past. Preserving the Future.
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    Save the Date! Tourism Cares will honor three great industry leaders by inducting them into the Tourism Hall of Fame on May 29 in New York City. Visit our site to learn more about the honorees and to purchase your ticket!
    2013 Inductees
    http://www.tourismcares.org/tourism-hall-of-f...
    Tourism Cares - Restoring the Past. Preserving the Future.
    Facebook 18 March 2013    Like · Comment
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    "Here was a group of people; professionals from another type of business, coming in and doing this type of manual labor, and they all seemed to be enjoying themselves. It was pretty amazing to witness.” David Luchsinger, Deputy Superintendent, National Parks Service at Statue of Liberty- Ellis Island
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    We are pleased to announce that the 2013 Tourism Cares Bob Whitley Memorial Grant has been awarded to the Honorary Rangers Program at Table Mountain National Park in South Africa. The $5,000 grant will allow the Rangers Program to continue to expand its successful dog patrol program at Table Mountain, a World Heritage site visited by 4.2 million visitors each year. This is the third grant funded by donations from Bob’s many friends in the USTOA community.
    http://www.tourismcares.org/grants/about-gran...
    Special grants were provided in 2012 to seven important natural, cultural and historic sites around the world.
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