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Youth splurging to hit the festival circuit

Youth splurging to hit the festival circuit

News Amsterdam Dance Event is in full swing, but music fans also have their eyes on the 2019 festival line-ups that are trickling out. Glastonbury sold out in 36 minutes without one act announced. A new video game themed music festival PLAY will hit the scene next...
Hostels the secret to travel happiness

Hostels the secret to travel happiness

News The purpose of a trip, length of stay, and types of activities in the destination all factor into the level of happiness young people find in travelling and so does the type of accommodation used. Hostels are doing pretty well on the happiness front, from what...
Which cities are favoured by young travellers?

Which cities are favoured by young travellers?

News Yesterday, the early birds got the worms during findings from new questions included in the fourth iteration of WYSE Travel Confederation’s New Horizons Survey of global youth travel were shared with WYSTC delegates. Professor Greg Richards, long-time research...
HI USA becomes Elite member of WYSE Travel Confederation

HI USA becomes Elite member of WYSE Travel Confederation

News We are excited to announce HI USA has recently opted to become an Elite member of WYSE Travel Confederation. As HI USA sets its path to becoming recognised as an advocate for youth travel, they are now better positioned with the tools, resources and networking...
Behind the scenes at WYSE Travel Confederation

Behind the scenes at WYSE Travel Confederation

News WYSE Travel Confederation is staffed by a small, international team of 20 people based in Amsterdam. The team serves a global membership community of more than 600 businesses through a variety of business-to-business development initiatives, including the...
Work abroad makes youth happy until this point in the trip

Work abroad makes youth happy until this point in the trip

News Young travellers who went abroad for work experience tended to be very happy about their trip, scoring it just over 9 on a scale of 1 to 10, according to WYSE Travel Confederation’s global survey on youth and student travel, New Horizons IV. However, the survey...