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Global Work & Travel Co. Reports All of Its Travelers in Nepal Are Safe

Impacting Travel | Donald Wood | May 01, 2015

Global Work & Travel Co. Reports All of Its Travelers in Nepal Are Safe

The Global Work & Travel Co. is reporting that all of their travelers who were in the Nepal and Northern India when the devastating earthquake hit the area on April 25 have reported back as safe.

According to The Global Work & Travel Co., the company had several travelers who were in Nepal at the time, but each of them has been in contact directly or has reached out to confirm their status via loved ones.

The Global Work & Travel Co. spokesperson, Trevor Flint, released a statement about the tragic events and how all of the travelers under his company’s umbrella are safe:

"Our hearts go out to citizens of the affected areas. We've had hundreds of travelers through that area in the past, and we know first-hand just how special and unique the Nepalese people are. In fact, our longest-serving employee is Nepalese. We wanted to let everyone know our people are safe. Obviously, anytime you travel, things can happen, but it's hard to comprehend the sheer scope of the situation in Nepal right now.”

For those unaware of what The Global Work & Travel Co. does, it is one of the largest travel agencies in the world for young people looking to work or travel internationally for long periods of time.

Often called gap-year travel, young people who are looking for a little adventure or are in between life stages can recharge their batteries by traveling overseas to take an extended vacation, volunteer or even get a job.

The Global Work & Travel Co. has offices in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom, and the company serves just under 10,000 young travelers each year. Luckily for everyone associated with the brand, all of its travelers in the impacted area are safe.

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