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Hey ATTA friends,
We just officially announced our new website and are looking forward to helping your adventure clients enhance their travel experiences. We create custom training programs based off of your itineraries and make sure that your clients are fit enough to meet the challenges your tour offers. Please feel free to contact us about the services we can offer you and your clients. Thanks! We look forward to hearing from you.
I am wondering if any US based tour operator has registered as a California Seller of Travel in 2017. The state passed a new statute stating that effective 1/1/17 all companies needed to register with the Secretary of State or the Franchise Tax Board of California. Has anyone done this and how did it go? Are they asking for revenue information from customers living in California?
Most business leaders in the adventure industry have inspiring stories to share - from their travels and how it contributed to them setting up successful ventures.
We would like to interview such professionals for our blog - kunzum.com. Should you be keen to participate, please write to me at [email protected] and I will send you the questions. If possible, do send attachments / links to your profiles and websites to help in drafting relevant questions.
There is NO DEADLINE - it is an ongoing project and we will interview people as they write in. All interviews will be promoted on our blog, social media, mailers etc.
Look forward to hearing from you.
An exceptional amateur video confirms the birth of three Giant Otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) in the wetlands within the territory of the Añangu Kichwa community1. In Ecuador, the species’ conservation
status is categorized as Critically Endangered2 after decades of indiscriminate hunting. One of the
most prized treasures we protect is this otter that in Añangu has a safe refuge with enough fish
to stay and reproduce. In all the Amazon basin, we are the closest place to a large city3 in which
the presence of this and other large species can be enjoyed. This aquatic carnivore, the most
threatened in South America with its six feet in length, noisy and…
Couples of Red-crowned Cranes are dancing in the mating season. Because this large crane measures 220–250 cm across the wingspan, their dancing is gorgeous. You will lose sense of time if you are lucky enough to watch it. This is a National Geographic video beautifully shooting Red-crowned Cranes and the Ainu, indigenous people to Hokkaido.