A New World Order

Bouchard, Nancy
September 2007
SGB;Sep2007, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the rise of soft adventure travel, a less grueling, more family-friendly approach to adventure travel which includes categories such as ecotourism and volunteer tourism. The director of the Adventure Travel Trade Association, Chris Doyle, is quoted discussing the trend. The related increase in sales of multi-use sport clothing is also noted.


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