Adventure Travel selects new charity of the year

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Adventure Travel’s charity of the year for 2024 is The Rescue Hotel. ADVENTURE TRAVEL

Welsh coach and bus operator Adventure Travel has appointed local dog re-homing charity ‘The Rescue Hotel’ as its nominated Charity of the Year for 2024. The company’s charity of the year scheme is now in its fourth year, having been started in 2021, and nominations were put to a public vote via the operator’s social media sites to select the latest beneficiary.

Toria Acreman from The Rescue Hotel said: “We are absolutely over the moon to be named as Adventure Travel’s ‘Charity of the year 2024.’ We are a small charity run by a group of dedicated volunteers around our full-time jobs but we are also incredibly ambitious. When we saw that Adventure Travel was holding a competition to find its next charity of the year we were determined to win and we knew our fantastic supporters would help us to win the public vote. We had a vision of dogs peering out of the back of the bus and we are so delighted to see that vision become a reality. We hope the bus brings joy and smiles to people’s faces as they see it being driven around South Wales.”

Managing Director of Adventure Travel Adam Keen added: “Animals always generate interest amongst our customers and employees, with most people being able to relate in one way or another to a pet that they have known, owned or loved at some point in their life. There are so many well documented accounts of how dogs have helped people with mental health challenges, anxiety or personal loss and there are proven medical benefits of dog association amongst people. With that in mind, it is no surprise that The Rescue Hotel generated so many votes and we are delighted to work with them in the coming year.”