Posts Tagged "Philanthropic Travel"

Gandhi Legacy Tour Twice!

Posted by on Aug 6, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Gandhi Legacy Tour Twice!

Gandhi Legacy Tour Imagine, coming from the sterile and serene surroundings we all come from in the US and other developed countries, and landing in a place so foreign and different from anything you’ve ever known. Stepping off the airplane into an airport full of brown faces, many people just waiting and lying down on blankets or eating in groups, noise and chatter and disruption and wonderment and smells and sights and people dressed in clothes you only see in magazines and restrooms that challenge your very sense of what’s normal and words you do not recognize and money with a picture of Gandhi’s smiling face….Welcome to the first taste of the Gandhi Legacy Tour and...

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The Advent of Philanthropic Travel

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

The Advent of Philanthropic Travel

In an era of increasing awareness of world issues and global humanitarian needs, there has been a recent surge in philanthropic travel, using travel as a means to give back.  The problem many people face is that selecting a particular philanthropic travel mission or opportunity can seem overwhelming. Well-intentioned people who truly want to make a difference simply don’t know where to begin, or whether or not their efforts will really have an impact. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) states that if responsible practices are in place, “Travel Philanthropy is the natural interlocutor between the wealth and desires of...

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We Support World Responsible Tourism!

Posted by on Jun 8, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

We Support World Responsible Tourism!

World Responsible Tourism, in association with the UN’s World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), is a universal movement, helping to build a solid, sustainable future for responsible, philanthropic and eco travel and tourism. Since its introduction five years ago, World Responsible Tourism has captured the hearts and minds of responsible and philanthropic travel facilitators everywhere. GLT has received permission to proudly display the World Responsible Tourism emblem to emphasize commitment to “responsible travel.”  Responsible and philanthropic travel honors sustainable projects across the planet, underscoring a critical part that responsible and...

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January 05: Gujarat Vidyapith / Sabarmati Ashram

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Gandhi Legacy Tour 2017-18 | 0 comments

January 05: Gujarat Vidyapith / Sabarmati Ashram

We start the day with a buffet breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we visit the Gujarat Vidyapith,  tour the campus and then engage in student interaction. Gujarat Vidyapith was founded by MK Gandhi October 18, 1920.  The Institute provides a higher education with a blend of courses teaching nursery to doctorate classes. The main objective is to develop workers of character, skill, culture and dedication for the conduct of all movements connected with the regeneration of country in accordance with the ideals taught and lived by MK Gandhi. The guiding principles are: Adherence to truth and non-violence Participation in productive work with a sense of dignity of...

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