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Richmond, Virginia, US
In April of 2012, we added Tish-Marrero Stone to the FTI family. She previously worked in the travel industry for more than 15 years as a tour guide, United Service Director, and flight attendant. Tish is known around the office for her moxie and dedication, but above all, love for her family. She's brought so much life and laughter to the...
During the fall of 2001, Steve James and his wife received the most crushing phone call a parent could fathom. Their 19-year-old daughter, Brittney, was found unresponsive in her college apartment. Though devastated, the couple focused their grief on a way to give her death purpose, to keep her memory alive. At the time, she had been sponsoring a child in...
Zim volunteer crop
Everyone knows that one friend or family member who spends their vacations volunteering around the world. They can be the hardest to shop for. After all, what gift do you get for someone who has dedicated their lives to giving? Lucky for you, we've put together the ultimate gift guide for the humanitarian traveler in your life! 1. A Way to...
Each month, we choose a member of our team to brag about, so you can learn about who we are here at FTI. This month, we're shining the spotlight on our Vice President, Jeremy Lawhorn, known for his kind heart & passion for people. We are grateful for his many years of service & look forward to what’s in...
Professors trekked through the inside of a glacier during an exploratory trip.
My name is Jenny Burkholder and I’m a Tour Coordinator at Fellowship Travel International (FTI). This January, I had the honor of hosting an amazing group of faculty and staff on an exploratory trip to Iceland. The group represented 13 colleges and universities across the country that were interested in developing a short-term program in Iceland. Together, we toured Reykjavik,...
Thailand
Our clients don't just travel for fun though there's plenty of fun to be had. They travel with a purpose. Here are 10 things to keep in mind when planning meaningful trips. Broaden your perspective. Travel is an opportunity to expand your worldview personally, culturally & politically. Experience new things. Art & architecture are great but don't miss the local food, festivals, markets,...
Traveling is wonderful in many ways, but sometimes it can weaken your immune system, making you more susceptible to illness. It's important to take extra precautions to keep yourself healthy, so we've made a list of tips to remember for your next trip. Wash Your Hands Whether you're on a plane, train, or coach, the best way to make sure...
The expression "better safe than sorry" rings an all too familiar bell for most of us. It's the go-to reminder that unexpected misfortunes come with the territory of life, and you best be prepared if they do! Take a minute and think back on a moment where you wished you would have played it safe, rather than sorry. Now...
Travel App Map
Whether you purchase one of our international cell phones or decide to buy one of our SIM/Data cards to use in your unlocked phone, tablet or laptop, we think you'll love these travel apps! Trip Lingo Sound like a local with Trip Lingo! This app allows you to select relevant phrases for your upcoming trips. It will show you the formal or casual ways to say...
Aimee in Spain 2012
Although we spend the bulk of our time making travel arrangements for hundreds of non-profit organizations around the country, we also take some personal time to get out & explore the world. This year several members of the FTI team have taken the opportunity to visit project sites, meet with hotel & tour vendors & experience new things. Below is...