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CIIC Expands Tourism Portfolio with Kind Traveler, the World’s First Socially Conscious Give + Get Hotel Booking Platform

by | Mar 9, 2021

New York, NY (March 9, 2021) – Award-winning travel and lifestyle PR agency Carolyn Izzo Integrated Communications (CIIC) announced today the addition of Kind Traveler to its growing roster of travel and tourism clients. Kind Traveler, a Public Benefit Corporation, is the first socially conscious Give + Get hotel booking and sustainable travel education platform that empowers travelers to positively impact the communities they visit. With extensive experience in international travel and tourism, CIIC has been selected to lead Kind Traveler’s strategic public relations efforts to generate brand awareness and continue positioning the organization as a leader in the travel and hospitality industries.

“CIIC is honored to represent an organization that brings such a positive impact to the world. Our core values align with those of Kind Traveler, and we are excited to continue furthering their mission and encouraging a kinder travel experience,” said CIIC President & Founder Carolyn Izzo-Feldman.

Kind Traveler, a veteran and women-owned company, embodies its motto ‘Do More Than Travel’ by offering travelers a unique opportunity to make a positive impact in the communities they visit. Through Kind Traveler’s Give + Get booking platform, travelers unlock exclusive rates and perks when they give a $10 nightly donation to a vetted charity that positively impacts the community they are visiting, or a charity of choice on Kind Traveler. 100% of donations go to charity, creating a triple-win amongst the traveler, hotel and charity. Travelers may search and discover hotels based on the hotel’s ‘Kind Factors’ – the initiatives in place to advance individual wellness, community impact, and environmental sustainability. All of Kind Traveler’s impact goals are aligned with the United Nations’ Global Goals for Sustainable Development which largely center around fighting poverty, advancing environmental sustainability, and reducing inequality.

With a curated list of unique properties throughout the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, Maldives, France, Italy, Thailand, Belize, Guatemala, and Costa Rica, Kind Traveler inspires travelers to travel kindly and empowers them to become heroes to feed the hungry, voices for animals, givers of clean water, changemakers for a healthy generation, and fighters for equality.About Carolyn Izzo

Integrated Communications (CIIC)

CIIC is a full-service, award-winning public relations and marketing firm specializing in creating dynamic campaigns for the travel & hospitality, food & beverage, and lifestyle industries. CIIC draws on its 24 years of experience offering services in public relations, marketing, social media strategy, branded partnerships, event planning, and media and influencer relations. With offices in New York and Miami, CIIC has also established affiliate offices in Los Angeles, San Diego, Canada, and Mexico. CIIC is also an exclusive member of latamPR, furthering its reach in Latin America. CIIC is certified as a woman-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). For more information about CIIC, or to inquire about new business relationships, please visit www.ciicnews.com or call (845)-358-3920.

About Kind Traveler

Kind Traveler, a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC), is the world’s first socially conscious Give + Get hotel booking and educational platform that empowers travelers to positively impact the communities they visit. The way it works is simple: Travelers unlock exclusive rates & perks from curated Kind Hotels when they give a $10 nightly donation to a vetted charity that positively impacts the community they are visiting, or to a charity of choice. 100% of donations go to charity. Kind Traveler represents Kind Hotels and tourism boards in 22 countries and 70+ charities globally. Kind Traveler was a recipient of a 2020 Travel + Leisure Global Vision Award and has been cited in 500+ news and blog articles. In 2020, Kind Traveler became a Blue Startups portfolio company and is a member of the Female Founder Collective, 1% for the Planet, The Center for Responsible Travel (CREST), Impact Travel Alliance and Wellness Tourism Association. Learn more at www.KindTraveler.com.

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