Research and Education
WYSE Travel Confederation knows youth travel
WYSE Travel Confederation is committed to understanding the ever-changing characteristics, motivations, and needs of young travellers. By gathering and analysing market intelligence, WYSE Travel Confederation helps members to meet the unique and fast-changing needs of the millennial and generation z travel markets.
The WYSE research programme aims to provide the youth travel community with the data and market intelligence it needs to develop the policies, services, and products that make international travel and educational experiences exciting, safe, accessible, and affordable for young people.
New Horizons: The global survey of youth and student travel
Since its start in 2002, New Horizons has provided insight to travel agents, suppliers, destination marketers, policymakers, and other stakeholders of the travel and tourism industry.
- Who travelled where, why, and for how long?
- How did they plan and book their trips?
- How much was spent during these trips and on what?
Conducted by WYSE Travel Confederation once every five years, New Horizons is the only recurring global survey of the youth travel market.
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Answers for your youth travel business
Are you developing a new product, looking for new partners, or launching in a new destination? Wondering how you can attract millennial and generation z travellers? WYSE Travel Confederation can help with bespoke research, analyses and reports commissioned on a project basis.
Current topics and best practices in WYSE webinars
WYSE webinars dig a little deeper into some of the hot topics and issues of youth and student travel. Presenters are professionals from across the industry, covering marketing, technology, distribution, research, and policy issues. They are free resource for members.
WYSE at your next event
WYSE Travel Confederation regularly sends speakers to present at tourism industry events, non-governmental organisations, corporations, and research conferences. Express your interest in inviting a thought leader in youth and student travel to speak at your next event or meeting.