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Virtual trip to Senegal and the Gambia – a review

Getting to know other countries and cultures and sharing experiences, making friends, forgetting one's everyday life for a few days and being open to new ideas. This is the focus of the international Naturefriends trips, which have been organised for many years in cooperation with Naturefriends in Senegal, the Gambia and Togo, and which set impulses for sustainable tourism development in the travel countries.
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The respect_NFI travel puzzle

… the playful way towards fair travelling! Join our interactive travel puzzle, build your sustainable travel picture and learn more about fair travel in just a few minutes! Unser Reisepuzzle besteht aus 6 Puzzlesteinen, den „Bausteinen“ einer Reise: Die Reise planen | Der Weg ist das Ziel | Wohnen & schlafen | Essen & trinken | Etwas unternehmen | Land & Leute kennen lernen
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Virtual journey to Senegal & The Gambia, 20 January – 3 February 2021

At the moment, travel is unfortunately not possible or only possible to a limited extent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To make sure that we don't have to miss out on it completely in these difficult times, respect_NFI invites all travellers and people interested in Africa to a virtual trip through Senegal and The Gambia – in the border region between Janjanbureh in The Gambia and Koungheul in Senegal!
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Take part in our interactive advent calendar!

The corona virus has got our travel behaviour under control this year - lockdowns and travel restrictions still make travelling difficult. But what will the future bring and how will this crisis affect the future development of tourism? Will we continue to travel as we have done so far, or will we manage a transition towards sustainability? We want to reflect on this question together with you and therefore invite you to the respect_NFI Christmas bakery. Here, supported by our lovely baker, we will create delicious knowledge biscuits during Advent and work on recipes for fair and sustainable travel.
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Photo: Cornelia Kühhas

Campaign #tourismusneudenken (rethink tourism)

The corona virus determines our lives - and also our ways of travelling. Curfews, travel restrictions and border closures have paralysed the tourism industry. Now the borders are opening again, tourism is picking up speed again. But how will the corona crisis affect the future development of tourism? It is time to think about how we want to travel in the future and to initiate a turn towards sustainability!
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