October 8th, 2011: CREST is invited to speak at WSPA's La Magistral Conferencia sobre Bienestar Animal y Desarrollo Sostenible, Cancun, Mexico. Click Here to read the coverage in local papers.
September 13,2011: CREST features in IUCN article " Traveler's Philanthropy: Supporting conservation and Local Communities" to see article Click Here.
CRESTn of the year
CREST and Travelers' Philanthropy congratulate Eduardo Villafranca, CEO of Grupo Islita, one of Travelers' Philathropy's tour operator partners. Mr. Villafranca has been named 2008 Businessman of the year by El Financiero, Costa Rica's premier business journal. To read the full article, click here.
• December 6, 2008: Thank You to 2008 Travelers' Philanthropy Conference Participants
CREST extends a special thank you to all contributors, speakers, and attendees for joining us in Tanzania in December 2008, and for helping to make the conference a success. The conference website remains active as a resource. Please click here for follow up materials, and check back again soon for future events.
• November 11, 2008: Travelers' Philanthropy in the New York Times
The New York Times highlights CREST's (then CESD's) Travelers' Philanthropy program in a story on the rising popularity and potential of philanthropic travel. Click here to read the article.
• July 16, 2008: Award-Winning Travel
Congratulations to our travel partners, Micato Safaris, Country Walkers and Lindblad Expeditions for their top rankings among the "World's Best" Awards by Travel & Leisure Magazine. Click here to read the full article.
• September 30, 2007:
Announcing the 2008 Travelers' Philanthropy Conference in Arusha, Tanzania
Visit the official conference webpage at http://www.travelersphilanthropyconference.org
For additional details on the conference, its purpose, and related travel opportunities for attendees, please see our Conferences page or contact us for more information.
• September 2008 Press Release:
Growing Participation for Travelers’ Philanthropy Conference
• Conde Nast Traveler announces the 38 winners of their 2008 “World Savers Awards”
This award is given to companies who are “turning the travel industry’s enormous potential to improve the planet into a reality”. 17 judges from the ranks of academics, activists, CEOs and philanthropists chose the winners for their impact on the following areas: Poverty alleviation, cultural and environmental preservation, education, wildlife conservation, and health. Read more about the awards and the winners here.