Travelling Societies

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Travelling Societies are organizations, usually business entities, providing services to Travellers. These services are intended to make potentially dangerous interstellar travel much more hospitable.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Specific services differ from one organization to the next, but here are some of the more commonly available services:

  • News
  • Travel warnings
  • Precautionary advice
  • Starport lounges
  • Lounges on larger starships
  • Discounts with participating business partners

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Travelling Societies are organizations, usually business entities, providing services to Travellers. These services are intended to make potentially dangerous interstellar travel much more hospitable.

Travelling Societies
Name Extancy Type Purpose Remarks
Octagon Society Non-extant Interstellar Aid Organization Luxury Service Established in 342, the Octagon Society was the first major distressed spacefarer assistance operation to appear in the Spinward Marches. The group thrived on public contributions and on some tax revenues for 150 years; then it collapsed in the late 400's when scandals emerged over the quality of shelter construction and the disposition of certain funds.
Travellers' Aid Society Extant Interstellar Aid Organization Luxury Service The Travellers' Aid Society (TAS) is a private organization which maintains hostels and facilities at nearly all class A and B starports in Charted Space.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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