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ALERT: SWIMMING POOL WATER CONTAMINATION IN THE USA & ABROAD

A Guest Post by Dr. John Fletemeyer, Aquatic Law and Drowning Prevention Specialist, and Depart Smart Safety Adviser  There has been an alarming and dramatic increase in infectious diseases from swimming pools in the United States and abroad. An article I wrote for Aquatics International titled “Overseas Swimmers Beware! An aquatics expert studies overseas pools for adherence [...]

By | 2017-09-23T10:57:14+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ALERT: SWIMMING POOL WATER CONTAMINATION IN THE USA & ABROAD

Boston Herald Highlights Depart Smart After France Acid Attack on U.S. Students

It’s common for parents to worry about their kids’ safety while studying abroad. Most likely the experience will be as amazing as you hope. But recent headlines of natural disasters, political unrest, and random acts of violence can elevate concerns to a whole other level. While it’s impossible to protect kids from every situation, creating [...]

By | 2017-09-21T23:04:40+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Boston Herald Highlights Depart Smart After France Acid Attack on U.S. Students

Safeguard Your Mental Health and Manage Anxiety while Traveling with these Helpful Tips

Senior Editor at Smarter Travel, Sarah Schlichter, composed the article 'Traveling with Depression: 12 Tips for a Better Trip'. Depart Smart's Founder, Sheryl Hill is quoted in the article.  Schlichter writes, International travelers should keep in mind that certain medications—including many psychotropic drugs used to treat depression—are restricted or even banned in some parts of the [...]

By | 2017-09-16T23:29:18+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Safeguard Your Mental Health and Manage Anxiety while Traveling with these Helpful Tips

Check Out Our Incredible Ad in Travel + Leisure Magazine

Now announcing  the Premier Travel HEROES Safety Certification Course in the September "Travel Essentials" edition of Travel & Leisure  Magazine. Thank you AIG Travel and Media Relations for strategic sponsorships of our life-saving efforts! It is an honor and a privilege to help you travel like a hero with a custom Action Plan.  Get yours today!

By | 2017-09-07T12:27:15+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Check Out Our Incredible Ad in Travel + Leisure Magazine

Founder Sheryl Hill and Depart Smart Featured on Mom Talk Radio

Moms, Help Your Kids Study Abroad Safely with a Travel HEROES Action Plan! Mom Talk Radio Host, Maria Bailey, has a long held passion for helping mothers find the answers they need to become better parents. On August 27, 2017, Ms. Bailey invited Mom and Depart Smart Founder, Sheryl Hill, to talk about how to [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:49:45+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Featured|Comments Off on Founder Sheryl Hill and Depart Smart Featured on Mom Talk Radio

Join Us at the Travel Quest National Meeting 2017

Depart Smart is honored to be at the Travel Quest National Meeting on September 8, 2017. Be a part of this fun event for travel agents full of training, networking and over $40,000 in prizes and giveaways! Depart Smart is proud to be one of the over 50+ organizations from all facets of the travel/tourism [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:58:42+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on Join Us at the Travel Quest National Meeting 2017

Ready, Set, Go! – Study Abroad

GET READY! – Choose Your Study Abroad Program This article originally published under ClearCause Foundation.  Depart Smart is bringing it forward by popular request. If your child is going abroad on a program.  Please enroll in Travel HEROES Safety Certification to empower them to advocate for themselves, avoid risks, get help and home safely. Tyler Hill [...]

By | 2017-09-02T15:21:11+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Mexico Travel Warning – How to Depart Smart

In the face of recent events around the world and expanded warnings for tourists, we have all been witness to the fact that anything can happen while traveling abroad. Unfortunately, consumer protection is poor in the $7+ trillion travel and tourism industry. No one warns anyone before they buy a trip or board a plane [...]

By | 2017-09-07T01:30:48+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Featured|0 Comments

Event Manager Volunteer Opportunity

VOLUNTEER SUMMARY Enjoy our dynamic team of enthusiastic volunteers and raise money and awareness to make travel awesome in life-saving ways! You will be responsible for managing annual fundraising event and ensuring deadlines and budgets are tracked and adhered to. Direct coordination of activities to prepare for the day of the event in early summer [...]

By | 2017-09-01T09:20:26+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Volunteer Ops|0 Comments