From Communities

Pack for a Purpose Participant Story: Grupo Puntacana in the Dominican Republic

The feature story below was written by Natalie McLain as part of an assignment for The Selling Power of Storytelling class, Spring 2021, at St. John Fisher College. Doctor Monica A. Hodis, Associate Professor of Marketing, selected Pack for a Purpose as a client for her class. Natalie McLain chose Margarita Pilier as the person... Continue reading

Gracious Guests Bring Magic to the Fairmont Mayakoba as PfaP Travelers

The Fairmont Mayakoba became a participant on the Pack for a Purpose website over 9 years ago. All the magic really starts with the generosity of our gracious guests. For the Pack for a Purpose program to be successful at the Fairmont Mayakoba, our guests must choose to make space in their luggage to include... Continue reading

Africa Albida Tourism’s Commitment to Travel with Purpose

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Africa Albida Tourism and Pack for a Purpose guests brought smiles to surrounding communities in the Victoria Falls region. With travel restrictions in place from March 2020, the usually bustling city of Victoria Falls fell strangely quiet as hotels closed, activities stopped operating and even the popular souvenir... Continue reading

Goodwill Crosses Frontiers

Sandos Hotels & Resorts celebrates being the choice of responsible travelers. Why do we celebrate a hotel business in Mexico? – Through our commitment and ethics, Sandos Hotels and Resorts defines itself as a socially responsible company with a deep gratitude for our guests. Many of our guests choose to break the mold of a... Continue reading

Rediscover the Joy of Travel!

Traveling is no longer just about pleasure and fun. In recent years, a new type of tourism (solidarity and sustainable tourism) has begun to gain prominence. When we look at community needs and choose to address them in order achieve a better world, it generates a positive transformation inside ourselves. The options for solidary and... Continue reading

Pack for a Purpose in Cuba to Support the Local Community

P2P is proud to partner with Pack for a Purpose and happily encourage our clients to help bring aid and assistance whenever possible to benefit the local communities we serve. As specialists in Cuba travel, we’re all too familiar with the needs of lesser developed countries where things are often difficult to find, including common... Continue reading

PfaP Cruisers Contribute to the Caribbean

BlueFoot Travel provides sailing holidays. We operate solely from a sailing yacht, so we have no land base. We are lucky to sail with our guest travellers around the Caribbean visiting stunning islands on the way. Being in the Caribbean is a pleasure, but there are some natural phenomena that can really impact the region... Continue reading

The Cavern in South Africa Raises Up Community for Brighter Tomorrows

The Cavern is a family run resort in the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa and has always been committed to helping the broader amaZizi community. In the 1980s, it was all about helping put a roof on a church. In the 90s, we were very involved in building one of the first Early Childhood Development... Continue reading

Princess Hotels Guests Embrace PfaP to Assist the Elderly and Young

In these difficult times, the importance of helping each other is evident. Communities are uniting, neighbors are supporting each other, and solidarity is growing. However, we are also aware that there are communities that need more help and more reinforcements than others, and not only now, but always. Princess Hotels in the Dominican Republic has... Continue reading