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Air Canada: enRoute Magazine

Can Travel Transform Who You Are? We Head to Tasmania to Find Out.

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King 5 News

KING 5's Jordan Steele sits down with Jake Haupert from Explorer X, a company based out of Seattle that helps create a transformational travel experience for people.

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Forbes spoke with 10 adventure travel companies about the trip they’re most excited about. They came back with a global cornucopia of trips designed for exploration and personal expansion.

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Transformed by Travel: Transformational Travel Takes Off.
‘It’s not something that can be planned for or contrived, it’s an intensely personal experience, one that often surprises us. That’s what makes it so transcendent.’



How travel agencies avoided extinction and became a luxury service. ‘Millennials are using travel agencies. Yes, really.’


TravelAge West

A guide to transformational travel... ‘three key tenants for transformation travel are traveling with intention, openness and mindfulness’


Travel Weekly

Transformational travel. Today’s travelers are seeking to go beyond immersion to travel of a different sort…



Why “Transformative Travel” Will Be the Travel Trend of 2017
‘Rather than just visiting far-flung locations, vacationers were looking for ways to tap into native cultures, meaningfully interact with locals, and feel like far more than a tourist..’

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Washington Post

‘Transformative travel’ is the industry’s latest twist on making vacations more meaningful.

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USA Today | 10 Best

What "transformative travel" means and why you need to know.


TravelAge West

Introducing the 'New' Adventure Traveler…
‘ who is most interested in achieving transformation via personal growth and challenge, accomplishment, gratitude and mindfulness’…

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Pepperdine Alumni Magazine

If you’re looking for adventure, one Pepperdine alumnus will book you a flight to your inner self …

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