Welcome to the
World Youth Student and Educational Travel Confederation

Join the world’s most extensive
network of youth travel professionals

WYSE Travel Confederation is the only global not-for-profit membership organisation that represents the youth, student and educational travel industry.


Year-round B2B trading opportunities


Discounts to our
annual events


Exclusive industry


Strong knowledge network and sharing of insights and trends



Explore what's new

International youth travel poised for continued stability and growth in volume and expenditure

WYSE Travel Confederation has been working on calculating the size of the global youth travel market since 2003 as part of the New Horizons research programme.

BUNAC and USIT launch youth-led travel brand, JENZA

Backed by 60+ years of expertise, JENZA is a new youth-led travel brand designed for a generation that craves adventure.

Sascha Dimitriewicz, Raphaela Böck & Wendy Morrill

Wendy talks to Raphaela and Sascha of Wombat’s City Hostels about the future of youth travel and hostels.

Coming soon: New Horizons V

The fifth iteration of New Horizons, the global study on youth and student travel, will be conducted by WYSE Travel Confederation in early 2023. Since 2002, New Horizons has provided insight to travel agents, suppliers, destination marketers, policymakers and other stakeholders of the travel and tourism industry.

Register for our
upcoming events

The hostel business conference
January 2024


WYSE Travel Confederation at ITB Berlin
ITB Berlin
5-7 March 2024


WETM-IAC 2024 - Krakow, Poland
The Work Experience Travel Market and IAPA Annual Conference
16-18 March 2024
The World Youth and Student Travel Conference
12-15 September 2023