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Articles
BYTAP responds to Minister for Travel & Trade on role of Working Holiday Makers
90 years young and a new generation hihostels.com
Ask Us Anything: Terri Hamilton, Brigham Young University
Ask Us Anything: Clare Weston, KILROY
Ask Us Anything: Fabiana Martilotta, Viajeros Sin Fronteras
Beds & Bars Ltd takes home Investors in People Platinum for a third time
BYTAP Sends a Warm ‘Konnichiwa’ to Prime Minister Albanese
AIFS Abroad named 2022 GoAbroad Innovation Awards finalist
Australia budgets 30% increase in WHM visas
Intrax acquires Center for International Career Development (CICD)
Euroventure’s GOAT Roadtrip assists in movement of refugees to the UK
Adapting to the Live Anywhere Travel Revolution
In memoriam of Erik Henny
Beds & Bars announces new Vienna property: St Christopher’s Inns Hostel and Belushi’s Bar
Au Pair in America wins Global Youth Travel Award for New Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
AuPairCare wins Global Youth Travel Award for Effective Use of Marketing
World Nomads wins Outstanding Contribution to the SDGs Global Youth Travel Award
Language Traveller report
Meet the Global Youth Travel Awards nominees: TruTravels
Meet the Global Youth Travel Awards nominees: Peregrine Risk Management
Meet the Global Youth Travel Awards nominees: Reach for the Sky (Edge at Hudson Yards)
AIFS welcomes its first group back to Australia
An end of year message from WYSE Travel Confederation’s Director General
WYSE Travel Confederation calls on governments to support international travel businesses
WYSE Travel Confederation welcomes four new panel members
How to be a cool employer that attracts and retains good staff
What’s the message 18+ months into COVID-19?
Youth and student travel 18 months into the global COVID-19 crisis
Projecting the recovery timeline for youth travel
Responsible youth travel and COVID-19
Travel product development in the face of the pandemic 
Sustainable Development Goals and the youth travel industry
Coming in 2023: New Horizons 5, the global study of youth and student travel
Building back and renewed advocacy initiatives at WYSE Travel Confederation 2022 Annual General Meeting
WYSE Travel Confederation 2022 Board and Sector Panel ratifications
WYSE Travel Confederation announces development grant programme at 2022 Annual General Meeting
CAPAA Welcomes Anna Prasad as its new Chair
Five ways to get the attention of prospects and competitors
WYSE Travel Confederation announces winners of the 2022 Global Youth Travel Awards
Tourism Adventure Group merges accommodation brands Base Backpackers and Nomads
BUNAC selects iTEP English test for UK Interns

BUNAC selects iTEP English test for UK Interns

Academic Language Solutions, the exchange program distributor of the iTEP (International Test of English Proficiency) Exams announces a cooperation with BUNAC to test the English skills of interns entering the UK on the Intern in Britain Program.

Youth tourism welcomes border reopen

Youth tourism welcomes border reopen

Australia’s youth tourism industry group, BYTAP welcomed news today that New South Wales (NSW) will remove hotel quarantine for all fully vaccinated travellers through the gateway of Sydney from November 1.

What’s the message 18+ months into COVID-19?

What’s the message 18+ months into COVID-19?

If your business is still around after 18+ months of a global health crisis that has nearly halted international travel and declared uncertainty as the name of the game, things probably do look just a little bit better.

Responsible youth travel and COVID-19

Responsible youth travel and COVID-19

The latest COVID-19 Travel Business Impact Survey asked respondents what constitutes responsible travel and whether visiting less touristed areas is responsible given the pandemic.

Projecting the recovery timeline for youth travel

Projecting the recovery timeline for youth travel

The latest article in WYSE Travel Confederation’s Travel Business Impact Series looks at expected business recovery dates for organisations active in the youth, student and educational industry.

Sustainable Development Goals and the youth travel industry

Sustainable Development Goals and the youth travel industry

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.

Hostel accommodation in 2021, according to buyers

Hostel accommodation in 2021, according to buyers

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.