Posts Tagged: "Cambodia"

The Role of the Travel Industry in Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

Sex tourism and trafficking remain prevalent issues in the travel industry. Within the thriving sex industry, women and girls – and young men and boys – are trafficked due to a boom in tourism and cheap flights to countries such as Cambodia and South Africa. In 2016, there are an estimated 45.8 million people in […]

An Interview with Sarah Rhodes

Sarah Rhodes has worked extensively in tourism for several years – with a lot of the work conducted in her native Australia. She has, among many other things, worked as both an online manager and digital producer for the South Australian Tourism Commission. However, Cambodia is where her calling led her and she has spent […]

Orphanage Tourism in Cambodia Means Big Business

Since Cambodia’s return to peace in the 1990s, tourism has boomed with more than two million visitors every year. For many of these travelers, a visit to an orphanage has become an essential part of any Cambodian tour. The directors of these orphanages warmly welcome visitors, and in particular their money. Yet increasingly, abuses have […]

Passports with Purpose: Travel Bloggers and Readers Making a Difference

When travel bloggers and their readers join forces, they have the power to change the world. That’s the idea behind Passports with Purpose (PwP), an annual fundraiser started by four Seattle travel bloggers: Debbie Dubrow (Delicious Baby), Michelle Duffy (WanderMom), Pam Mandel (Nerd’s Eye View), and Beth Whitman (Wanderlust and Lipstick). Founded in 2008, PwP […]