WYSE Travel Confederation is the industry membership body that represents the business interest of the providers of youth & student travel products and services. WYSE Travel Confederation itself does not provide travel opportunities to young people, but rather advocates on behalf of the industry to governments and industry bodies.
WYSE Travel Confederation members represent the leading youth, student and education specialists from around the world who are dedicated to increasing international understanding through travel and educational opportunities for students and youth. Look for a WYSE Travel Confederation member before booking your next trip!
If you are a student looking for research on the Youth Travel industry to help you with your studies you can join WYSE Travel Confederation to gain access to our research publications. Students are eligible for this one-year membership with proof of their University enrollment.
Facts & Stats
Youth travel (15 to 29) has become one of the fastest growing segments of international tourism, representing more than 23% of the over one billion tourists travelling internationally each year.
Based on UNWTO forecasts for global tourism growth, we can estimate that by 2020 almost 370 million youth travellers will account for a total spend of over USD 400 billion.
Code of Conduct
All members of WYSE Travel Confederation have signed up to its Code of Conduct which outlines the professional standards that they must meet. Our Code of Conduct stipulates that members must act ethically and responsibly towards you, the consumer, respecting the principles of democracy, freedom, human rights, respect for the environment and cultural diversity, and non-discrimination on the basis of any race, religion, ethnicity, sex or political creed.