Awards and volunteer social – busy busy busy!

By Sallie Grayson. Filed in people and places history and info  |  
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My oh My! –  Kate and Sallie have just tied our diary up for next week – now we need to put our feet up – just planning it all was tiring – but exciting too!WTM_WRTD+DATE_2013_OFFICAL_SUPPORTER_onwhite

Here we go


– finalise all presentations for World Travel Market World Responisble Tourism Day events


-do the shopping for the volunteer social on Saturday 9th November

– prepare all the badges and signs for the volunteer social – a favourite Blue Peter moment


-travel up to London

– Sallie presents at Speakers cornerVolunteer Tourism – it’s here to stay – so how do we make it better? Are profit and responsible volunteer travel  mutually exclusive?”

meetings with local partners


-the awards ceremony – we are finalists in two categories – Best for Volunteering and Best for Campaigning – we are really chuffed – would be wonderful to win but our co finalists are so amazing we can’t believe we will!

– meetings

responsible travel networking til 6pm

ICRT networking party – til late – will be great to catch up with some old friends

Thursday am – Sallie is on the panel for the Responsible Volunteering debate ( powerpoint presentation done – TICK!)

Thursday afternoon meetings

Thursday evening wend our weary way home.

Friday – prepare for the volunteer social

Saturday the volunteer social – YIPPEE!

Sunday – meeting with Dianne our volunteer programme advisor to plan how we do what we do even better

Phew – bet you are tired now!

BRING IT ON  – what a wonderful week – time to catch up with so many friends, partners and volunteers.



  1. Comment by kate:

    YIPPEE indeed Sallie ! Yes – e very busy week, but filled with fascinating people and events !
    As you said: BRING IT ON !!!

  2. Comment by npegler1:

    Hate to you think of you both sitting around doing nothing! good luck for Wednesday and see you Saturday.
    WEATHER WARNING it will either snow or a hurricane will blow in on Saturday as I am traveling by motorbike!

  3. Comment by Sallie:

    what no hail Nigel? thanks for your best wishes and soooo look fwd to catching up with you on 9th November – wouldnt it be great if we could celebrate an award together!

  4. Comment by npegler1:

    Congratulations on winning “Best for Responsible Tourism Campaigning”, well deserved and makes your tireless work worthwhile.

  5. Comment by Sallie:

    Thanks Nigel – we have to admit to being a little bit chuffed – see you on saturday at the volunteer social to celebrate!

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