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As an Insight guest, you will enjoy many experiences on your tour that align with our values of sustainable tourism. MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences advance the United Nations Global Goals and positively impact our travellers and the communities we visit. They are chosen with great care using an assessment endorsed by sustainable tourism experts.
We choose experiences, restaurants and hotels that make a powerful impact through their actions, from rebuilding a community centre in war-torn parts of Croatia to preserving the ancient art of glassblowing on the Venetian island of Murano.
Insight Vacations is a founding member of the TreadRight Foundation, a non-profit organisation that supports community-based programmes to preserve local culture and traditions, as well as protect our planet and wildlife. As an Insight guest, you will have the opportunity to visit TreadRight Foundation grant recipients to see the inspiring work that is being done and learn more about sustainable tourism practices.
The Iraq-Al Amir Women’s Cooperative raises the standard of living for women in the area by providing employment and preserving local culture. The women are taught to make cultural handicrafts, including ceramics and textiles, which are then sold in their gift shop and online. As an Insight guest, you can see the work in progress and hear about how it has improved their community.
Visit Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti, one of the last traditional weaving workshops in Italy, situated in the Church of San Francesco delle Donne, in medieval Perugia. Since World War I, the Brozzetti family have practiced the art of hand-weaving textiles on antique wooden looms. As an Insight guest, meet Marta Brozzetti to discover how she’s leading a new generation of weavers and investing in e-commerce to preserve this tradition.
Founded in 1993, the non-profit Cristina Heeren Foundation aims to promote and preserve the art of flamenco dancing, both in Spain and internationally. As an Insight guest, you will meet students who have received a TreadRight Foundation grant to continue their studies in this art form. Enjoy a dance lesson, learning some easy steps and understanding the passion within the movements. After sangria and olives on the terrace, watch the students take to the stage for a stunning flamenco performance from the front row.
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