Meet the 2 Americans who were chosen from a pool of 140,000 people to spend 10 days on a mini-sabbatical in Antarctica with Airbnb this winter

Tynthia King - Spencer Ingley - Diptych - Airbnb 2019 Antarctica Sabbatical

  • Airbnb received 140,000 applications this fall for its all-expenses-paid expedition to Antarctica in December.
  • Five individuals were selected for the trip. Among those are two Americans: Tynthia King from Arizona and Spencer Ingley from Hawaii.
  • Together with citizen scientists from Dubai, Norway, and India, King and Ingley will study the impact of microplastics alongside scientist Kirstie Jones-Williams.
  • The “Antarctic Sabbatical” follows Airbnb’s inaugural sabbatical trip to Italy earlier this year.
  • King and Ingley told Business Insider that they hope to use the trip to inspire a larger conversation about the effects of waste on the environment.
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    Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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