Around-The-World Travel Adventure 2022 Releases Fact Sheet
UNITED STATES - December 16th, 2021 - The 2022 edition of The Global Scavenger Hunt is the 16th annual “world travel championship”—an around-the-world travel adventure competition that takes Teams of two on A Blind Date with The World that eventually crowns The World’s Greatest Travelers.
Held every spring, the 2022 event to take place over three-weeks starting on April 22nd through May 14th, 2022. Fifteen international Teams will travel from Vancouver, Canada to New York City.
Event participation is open but limited to 15 teams of two from around the world. Previous events have drawn travelers from: USA, Canada, China, Belgium, New Zealand, Australia, England, Poland, Germany, Dubai & Barbados. With travelers having previously applied from over 60 nations.
Prizes include the World’s Greatest Travelers™ trophy, along with an accompanying free trip around the world to defend their titles in the next event.
The race is a circumnavigation of the globe touching down in at least 10 countries. Participants do not know which country they will be visiting next until they are given a 4-hour notice. So far, the event has visited 85 countries.
Teams participate for glory and bragging rights as well as helping to raise funds for ongoing humanitarian causes. Past events have helped fund thirteen co-ed elementary schools in Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Kenya, India, Niger, Haiti, Ethiopia and Ecuador; as well as helped over 2,700 households with interest free micro loans. Organizations supported by the annual event include, among others: Doctors without Borders, Partners in Health, Free the Children and KIVA.
Teams apply online and are interviewed for suitability. The $25,000 per team entry fee includes all international airfare, First Class hotel accommodations, 40% of meals, and special event travel gear.
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