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SYTA Joins the Tourism Cares Community

June 7, 2016

Membership supports destinations and workforce development, and engagement of staff and clients.

June 7, 2016—Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA) is pleased to announce their membership with Tourism Cares, the charitable arm of the travel and tourism industry.

Tourism Cares brings the entire travel and tourism industry together to make a greater impact on issues that matter to us all, such as investing in emerging tourism destinations or those in crisis, and supporting a strong workforce. Tourism Cares helps the industry make the most of its giving and volunteering, for the benefit of employees, destinations and the traveling public.

Tourism Cares membership complements any corporate giving effort, offering a range of services and benefits: powerful outcomes and the satisfaction that come from working together; employee engagement and volunteering; B2B recognition and visibility; storytelling and advocacy; peer sharing of best practices; disaster response programs, coordinating the industry when the needs are greatest; and even consulting and custom programs tailored for individual companies.

“We are thrilled to have SYTA as part of our community,” notes Mike Rea, Tourism Cares CEO. “The stronger our membership, the greater our impact can be.  It’s an honor to work with companies and employees so dedicated to giving back.”

About Tourism Cares
Tourism Cares is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that preserves and enriches the travel experience for future generations. Tourism Cares channel the philanthropic passion and commitment of the travel industry to protect and restore valuable destinations we all care about—and support those destinations as engines for prosperity and pride in their communities. Domestic programs focus on industry-wide volunteer events, capacity building for the non-profit stewards of tourism sites, and scholarships and mentoring to support a talented workforce.  Globally, Tourism Cares’ efforts include corporate social responsibility partnerships, strategic investments, and advocacy and education across the travel industry.  For additional information or to contribute to Tourism Cares, visit www.tourismcares.org.

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