Gap year specialist Oyster Worldwide urges travellers to put down the phone and #DitchTheSelfie

Gap year specialist Oyster Worldwide urges travellers to put down the phone and #DitchTheSelfie

Gap year, career break and responsible travel specialists Oyster Worldwide has started a campaign to rid the world of the selfie.

The firms says “at Oyster Worldwide we are saying it’s time to put down the phone, look up and truly immerse ourselves in the moment when we’re travelling”.

Over 1,000 people have signed up to support #DitchTheSelfie including Escaping Abroad and Travel Dudes, along with model Nora Gouma.

Oyster Worldwide research found 35% of 18-25 year olds feel pressured to get a good selfie on holiday and 39% would feel disappointed or embarrassed if their selfie didn’t get any interactions on social media.

 

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