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YHA New Zealand CEO Mark Wells voices his concern about the plans to focus on high value tourism when borders re-open, despite the youth travel sector generates higher foreign exchange earnings than any other age demographic.
Based in Australia, Student Horizons strives to be the leading school trip travel agency that provides experiences to students in a range of disciplines that are equally as life-changing as they are life-shaping.
Career Training Internships is excited to launch a new innovative way to continue to offer its services to interns, international partners and host companies.
The American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS) has announced a new Executive Director and a new strategic realignment for its study abroad programming.
The September Survey asked youth travel businesses about their contribution to the 17 SDGs. Findings suggest that while many respondents make some contribution to the SDGs, the contributions are unevenly distributed across world regions and travel sectors.
Despite a sluggish start to recovery, accommodation performance patterns in London and comparable markets suggest performance in the coming months will improve.
The September edition of the survey asked buyers of hostel accommodation whether they are satisfied with the hostels they currently work with and what they will look for in hostel partners for 2021.
Flexible and agile agreements: how youth travel accommodation providers are facing the future of travel
Since the onset of COVID-19, organisations serving youth travellers have had to make many changes to the operation of their business in order to navigate rapidly changing situations.
As of September, the expected change in demand for 2020 compared to 2019 seems to have levelled out at -70%. After a slight show of optimism (-62%) in June, there has been little change and the picture across world regions is similarly stable.
BUNAC Travel Services has been acquired by David Andrews, Lioncourt Investments, who has invested new capital to support BUNAC’s growth ambitions.
Pieter van der Zeeuw, Chair of the Accommodation Panel, expresses his admiration for the youth travel accommodation sector and recommends applying for the WYSE safe accommodation self-declaration.
CIEE and Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs to co-sponsor 2021 cohort of Frederick Douglass Global Fellows
To celebrate the 175th anniversary of Frederick Douglass’s historic tour of Ireland, ten American college students of diverse backgrounds will receive prestigious award to study in Dublin.