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Meaningful Trips founder, Joe Staiano, is a responsible tourism expert, 87-country world explorer, conference speaker and do-gooder. He is available as a resource on topics such as responsible travel, adventure travel, emerging destinations, and making a difference while traveling.

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Featured Article in Spotlight on Sustainable Tourism (SOST) Published on Apr 23, 2013.

Ross Reynolds chats with Elizabeth Becker, author of “Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism.” In it she looks at how this business impacts countries, the environment and culture. Meaningful trips was mentioned! Listen here.

Stanford Social Innovation featured an article about a book called “Small Business, Big Change: A Microentrepreneur’s Guide to Social Responsibility” by Susan ChambersMeaningful Trips was mentioned in this book. Read article.

Featured in book Small Business, Big Change: A Micro Entrepreneur’s Guide to Social Responsibility Chambers by Susan Chambers from Night Owls Press