The RISE Traveler: Unpacking Conversations of Sustainable Travel

The RISE Traveler: Unpacking Conversations of Sustainable Travel

The RISE Traveler podcast features eco-minded and socially conscious travelers, diversity and inclusion specialists, wildlife conservationists, environmental activists and anyone using travel as a way to uplift and inspire. In each episode, we will go a step beyond the “Instagram ready” world of travel, and take a look at how travel can be a source of growth and development for all people and all communities. This podcast is an extension of the RISE Travel Institute. A 501(c)3 nonprofit committed to empowering young travelers through educational programs, research, study tours and scholarships. Visit RISETravelInstitute.org to learn more.

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May 12, 2021 10 min

We take a pause from The RISE Traveler: Unpacking Conversations of Sustainable Travel podcast to speak with Vincie Ho, Ph.D., Executive Director and Founder of the RISE Travel Institute to talk about our Pilot Program.

RISE Travel Institute's Pilot Program is an online certificate program consisting of 10 sessions, grouped into 3 modules over 10 weeks, and begins June 7th. The content explores different aspects of sustainable tr...

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Steve Hesse is a longtime traveler. He's backpacked and hitchhiked across multiple countries and traveled with students in his role as a university professor. He's also a senior advisor at RISE Travel Institute. Listen as he discusses his life-altering travel experiences and his approach to travel education.

Host: Amy Hager - Social Media Manager at The RISE Travel Institute 

Video and Audio Editing: Romar Dingo - Digital Med...

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Eliza Raymond, Co-founder of Good Travel and Senior Advisor for Curriculum Development at RISE Travel Institute, shares her expertise on volunteering while traveling and sheds light on what a truly mutually beneficial, positive travel experience looks and feels like. She challenges us all to go beyond the “bucket list,” and open ourselves up to more meaningful travel experiences.

Host: Amy Hager - Social Media Manager at The RISE Tr...

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In this episode, RISE Senior Advisor and Development Coordinator at Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, Genevieve Huneault, shares her expertise on regenerative and indigenous tourism experiences. She also explains the transformative impact that travel has had on her life and shares some helpful tips for those planning their first trip abroad.

Host: Amy Hager - Social Media Manager at The RISE Travel Institute 
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In this episode of The RISE Traveler, Amy sits down with Justine Abigail Yu, Senior Advisor at RISE Travel Institute. Justine advises RISE on its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) strategy and has devoted her career to creating a more just and equitable world for all. She shares her positive outlook on the future of travel, thoughts on how to incorporate a DEI mindset in order to truly achieve sustainability, and to how to bett...

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Dr. Vincie Ho recounts some of her most sustainable travel experiences and opens up about her missteps from her travels in the past, as well as moments when she had to check her privilege. She shares a few questions we all can ask ourselves in order to be more mindful travelers. This interview shines a light on the power of sustainable tourism and challenges us to think about the positive or negative impacts we can have on travel d...

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