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Authenticitys featured in new book: “Transforming Travel: Realising the potential of sustainable tourism”
1 May, 2018 0
Jeremy Smith's newest book: "Transforming Travel" combines stories from leading companies, interviews with pioneers and thinkers, along with a thorough analysis of the industry's potential to make lasting, positive change. At Authenticitys we are thrilled to be part of this movement, and the stories in this book. Here's what you can find in it: - A unique collection of case studies and stories of the most successful, inspirational, impactful and innovative travel businesses in the world. - A vital presentation of the latest research and statistics on the positive impacts and potential of transformative, sustainable tourism, - A positive and realistic vision of the scope of tourism to promote sustainable development at a time when travel and interaction with foreign cultures are facing numerous existential challenges. Written in a highly engaging style Transforming Travel presents an urgent argument for transforming tourism so it might reach its potential to promote tolerance, restore communities and regenerate habitats while providing a vital guide for anyone looking to develop the successful sustainable tourism enterprises and destinations needed to do so. And a small summary by the author himself! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dp4JJWtnh7I&index=8&list=PLA6tUPK41nmjYEUHQ2p-aIVj6pKCJ-1Tk
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5 things to keep in mind when designing impactful experiences
13 February, 2018 0
As the founder of a social impact experience company (www.authenticitys.com) creating 2-3 hour unforgettable times that make a city better I have given long thought to how best to design them. (more…)
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Authenticitys 2017: A year in review
5 February, 2018 0

OUR 3rd YEAR boasted new highs, exciting global cities and partners, and a powerful amount of impact while serving +5000 customers! We are grateful for this year’s work, where we have seen our evolving organisation reach global impact, with social impact experiences in capital cities from Bucharest to Delhi, and for the first time in other cities that have STORIES TO TELL from Cali to San Sebastián.All while being a B Corporation Certified Learning and Travel Experiences Company.

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Social impact experience: learning from refugee teachers
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Social impact experience: learning from refugee teachers
12 December, 2017 0
We just launched a set of new experiences in our platform: workshops with refugee teachers, as part of Abrazo Cultural project.
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Travel Social Good 2017 Summit
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Travel Social Good 2017 Summit
8 November, 2017 0
Our friends from Travel Social Good are preparing a very special event to talk about sustainable tourism. It will be held on November 16 and 17 in New York. (more…)
Global Fashion Disruptors
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Global Fashion Disruptors
27 October, 2017 0

SoFE training and incubation programme Global Fashion Disruptors is celebrating its 1st round completion with an all-around event in Athens, with the active involvement of the initiators of the Sustainable Fashion Movement and the support of Fashion Revolution Greece.

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Amsterdam truly has a little something for everyone
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Amsterdam truly has a little something for everyone
5 September, 2017 0
The city of Amsterdam has a reputation. Your mind may conjure up images of canals… or maybe even “coffeeshops” or the city’s infamous Red Light District.  But this only accounts for a small part of Amsterdam’s story. After visiting for the first time earlier this year, I quickly realized (in the span of a long weekend) that Amsterdam might be one of my favorite cities. I absolutely loved the unique brickwork, the gorgeous expansive canals, the rich history, great food, and general amiable disposition of the people. (more…)
Reflections on terrorist attacks in Barcelona, our city
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Reflections on terrorist attacks in Barcelona, our city
24 August, 2017 0
After the flood of emotions from sadness to anger, to disillusionment to despair... I have been reflecting and feeling collectively responsible for what has happened in Las Ramblas.
London: between a rich ancient history and a modern metropolis
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London: between a rich ancient history and a modern metropolis
22 August, 2017 0
The atmosphere in London is contagious. In no other city can you experience such a unique balance between rich, ancient history, and a modern, contemporary metropolis. There is a feeling of refinement that only comes from a strong foundation in tradition, and a youthful energy easily found in the city’s art, music, and food scene, each side working in blissful harmony that you have to experience to fully understand. (more…)
Let’s talk: Airbnb
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Let’s talk: Airbnb
3 July, 2017 0
A poster child for the sharing economy, Airbnb is the online platform that allows individuals to rent rooms to visitors from around the world, as an alternative to traditional hotels and B&Bs. But by allowing people to monetise their assets in this way, is the platform a force for good, or does it leave a lot to be desired? Ari Kestin and Elena Rodriguez Blanco discuss both ends of the spectrum.  (more…)