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The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation and our sector associations are pleased to announce our newest members:

CLogohineseNow Cultural Exchange is based in Shanghai and offers different kinds of part-time and full-time language courses to students and foreigners interested in learning more about the Chinese language and culture. Besides language courses, students can enjoy other culture activities like day trips and workshops that help them get more connected with the local community.

Membership: WYSE Travel Confederation Category 1 Member

GeoVisions‘ co-founders bring over 130 years of experience in international education and exchange. The organisation provides sustainable volunteer abroad projects, teach abroad and au pair abroad paid jobs, internships and the J1 Visa US Work and Travel programme designated by the US Department of State.

WYSE Travel Confederation Category 2 Member

ELogo_Trek Americastablished in 1972, TrekAmerica offers over 1,700 year-round departures on 120+ itineraries to young independent-minded travellers from around the world. Their offer includes over 50 unique itineraries from three to 80 days in length, including camping tours, backpacking trips and gap year to the USA, Canada, Alaska and Central America.

WYSE Travel Confederation Category 2 Member


Au Pair in Spain is a cultural exchange organisation based in Madrid which offers inbound and outbound au pair programmes. Young people from Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and China have the possibility to live in Spain from one to 12 months. Similar programmes are offered to Spanish applicants interested in travelling to other countries in Europe and to the USA.

IAPA Full Voting member

Logo_Jourdains Au Pair

Jourdains Au Pairs, Nannies and Home-Help is an agency based in Farnham, Surrey, which places au pairs all over the UK. Besides au pair opportunities, Jourdains provides additional services like assistance in the search of language courses.

IAPA Affiliate Member

Membership Upgrades

cicdCenter for International Career Development (CICD) had decided to upgrade their membership by joining WYSE Work and Volunteer Abroad. CICD is a longstanding member of WYSE Travel Confederation and offers work and travel, internships, volunteer and language programmes. In addition, NorthWest Student Exchange is CICD’s high school exchange department dedicated to student exchange programmes.

Membership: WYSE Travel Confederation Category 2 Member and WYSE Work and Volunteer Abroad Full 3 Member

Membership of WYSE Travel Confederation can offer your organisation the following benefits and services:

  • Networking and introductions –  we can help you find organisations to grow your business.
  • Discounts for industry events  preferential registration rates and promotional opportunities at our two major events: the World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) and the Work Experience Travel Market and IAPA Annual Conference (WETM-IAC). Register now for WYSTC 2014.
  • Research – members have free access to accurate and reliable industry intelligence and market research. Visit our research section for more information.
  • Policy work – we can support your organisation and let your voice be heard in discussions about today’s critical issues. We work extensively with the UNWTO and are a stakeholder in the European Commission’s Youth on the Move Campaign.
  • Online networking and promotion of your organisation through our website, social media networks and via the WYSE Travel Confederation LinkedIn Group, enabling members to promote their programmes globally and network with trusted trading partners.
  • Mark of quality – use the WYSE Travel Confederation logos as a symbol of quality on your organisation’s website, brochures, and other marketing materials.
  • Ongoing communications and industry updates – monthly newsletter WYSE Words, WYSTC Wire, association newsletters, news posts, press releases and webinars.

If you would like to join WYSE Travel Confederation, or upgrade your existing membership, please click here.

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