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Welcome to our new member – Alliance Visas
With a focus on client needs, safety, and innovation, Alliance Visas offers unique solutions in youth travel.
Five ways to get involved with New Horizons 5
It’s time for the New Horizons 5 survey, our community’s global study of youth and student travel.
Dubai Welcomes Global Hospitality Recruitment Powerhouse, Alliance Abroad
Alliance Abroad, the renowned leader in global hospitality recruitment and cultural exchange, expands its presence with a new office in Dubai.
Welcome to our new member: CHE Intercultural Exchange
CHE Intercultural Exchange specializes exclusively in serving the Japanese market, providing educational tourism for 12–17 year olds.
Welcome to our new member: Worldwide Friends
Worldwide Friends Iceland (WF) was founded in 2001 as a non-governmental, non-profit organisation promoting nature and peace-oriented activities among people.
Federal budgets hit Working Holiday Makers at a time when youth tourism is struggling
From 1 July 2023, the cost of a visa sub-class 417 (Working Holiday) and visa sub-class 462 (Work & Holiday) to Australia will rise from $510 to $640.
Activities and accommodation type in the youth travel market
Ahead of New Horizons 5, we dipped into existing data on the relationship between the types of accommodation that young travellers use and the activities they undertake.
WYSE Travel Confederation doubles budget for 2023 World Youth and Student Travel Conference hosted buyer programme
WYSE Travel Confederation is redoubling its efforts to support the attendance of new buyers looking to build new connections within the industry at WYSTC.
Welcome to our new member: Discover Qatar
Discover Qatar is the DMC of Qatar Airways and partner of Qatar Tourism. Its goal is to continue advancing Qatar as a premium tourist destination.
BYTAP and Tourism Australia launch digital content initiative to promote Australia
The Backpacker & Youth Tourism Advisory Panel (BYTAP) has been working on a digital content initiative to promote Australia. Over 200 photos and five short videos are now freely available for...
U.S. Department of State announces change to DS-2019 form requirements
The change will allow designated Sponsors for the Exchange Visitor Program to digitally sign and electronically transmit the Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status,
Youth travel and Brexit
The Brexit vote in 2016 to leave the European Union eventually led to the UK formally departing on 31 January 2020. Since then, there has been much speculation on the consequences of Brexit for many...