Trafalgar is getting behind International Womens

first_imgTrafalgar is getting behind International Women’s Day today (8 March 2019) through its support of the official #BalanceforBetter movement and raising awareness for women’s empowerment in local communities across the world.Trafalgar’s initiatives with women have been successfully enhanced by the framework of its parent foundation, TreadRight, to ensure that female artisans and entrepreneurs are supported long-term, in an ethical and sustainable way.“Companies like Trafalgar have become a proven catalyst for social change, helping to bridge the gender-gap in remote communities,” said Celine Cousteau, TreadRight Ambassador.“According to our ongoing market research, there is a rising trend amongst conscious travellers seeking holidays that incorporate a strong social element, and a correlation between the positive upliftment of women in local communities and responsible travel initiatives,” said Gavin Tollman, Trafalgar Global CEO.“We’re particularly proud of our #JoinTrafalgar initiatives that empower female artisans, and we’ve seen an ongoing trend in conscious travellers actively seeking experiences aimed at uplifting women in local communities. Our unique offering fulfils this.”Trafalgar encourages more women to host and interact with foreign visitors through its carefully curated range of Be My Guest, Dive into Culture and Stays with Stories experiences, helping women regain a stronger foothold in their communities and revive their culture and traditions. Many of these elements of Trafalgar’s guided holidays are completely organised and run by women, who have been encouraged to take full ownership of their skills and knowledge.IMAGE: The Iraq Al-Amir Cooperative Society supports the women of Wadi Seer in Jordan. rAs part of the JoinTrafalgar programme, guests have an opportunity to visit the on-site Handicrafts Village and learn how this TreadRight-supported initiative helps to preserve the heritage of these women, while equipping them with the skills to increase their income and raise their standard of living.last_img read more