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Quest nominated in World Travel Awards

Quest Overseas has been nominated as one of the world’s leading responsible tourism schemes in the World Travel Awards 2009.  The awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.  We feature in the category of World’s Leading Responsible Tourism Scheme, among the following other nominees: Endogenous Tourism […]

Quest Overseas Leader Selection this weekend

This weekend we will be starting our selection of our leaders for teams going overseas in 2010. It’s the leader which makes or breaks the trip, so so selecting the right ones is probably the most important task of the year for us. We’re very demanding in what we want our leaders to have in the way […]

Malawi Summer Team – Amrit on Week 3

Week three has almost come and gone. It has probably been our quietest week so far – things have calmed down since our venture to Lake Malawi. Progress on the school has slowed to a temperamental snail’s pace. The roofs framework has gone up and the painting of the right-hand classroom has begun; however, the […]

Bolivian Indigenous Communities Vote on Autonomy

The Bolivian Government has begun to implement steps laid out in a new constitution which will give indigenous communities the opportunity to become autonomous. Yesterday President Evo Morales enacted a decree setting out the conditions for Indigenous peoples to vote on autonomy. The referendums will be held alongside presidential and parliamentary elections in December this year, […]

Malawi Summer Team – Amrit on Week 3

Week three has almost come and gone. It has probably been our quietest week so far – things have calmed down since our venture to Lake Malawi. Progress on the school has slowed to a temperamental snail’s pace. The roofs framework has gone up and the painting of the right-hand classroom has begun; however, the […]

Bolivian Indigenous Communities Vote on Autonomy

The Bolivian Government has begun to implement steps laid out in a new constitution which will give indigenous communities the opportunity to become autonomous. Yesterday President Evo Morales enacted a decree setting out the conditions for Indigenous peoples to vote on autonomy. The referendums will be held alongside presidential and parliamentary elections in December this year, […]

Send your Darwins this World Environmental Day

In the run up to World Environment Day this Friday 5th June, Fauna and Flora International (FFI) want you to send them your “Darwins”.   Click here to see how This could help FFI to:   • Equip a ranger in the Democratic Republic of Congo with basic kit, so he is prepared to protect […]

Send your Darwins this World Environmental Day

In the run up to World Environment Day this Friday 5th June, Fauna and Flora International (FFI) want you to send them your “Darwins”.   Click here to see how This could help FFI to:   • Equip a ranger in the Democratic Republic of Congo with basic kit, so he is prepared to protect […]