How to Make It Happen

Building Leadership Skills through Tourism

September 19, 2018

Educators, consider adding an additional component to your student travel experience by offering students opportunities that build leadership skills. Explore turning some traditional “adult chaperone” roles over to students.  Leadership skill [...]

Keeping Organized Before Your Trip

September 12, 2018

Here are a few things you want to take care of before departure: Did you collect all the necessary consent forms? If you are traveling with minors, it is extremely important to collect consent forms. There are two types that you need: (1) from the [...]

Tips for Planning Student Group Transportation

September 12, 2018

Whether you’re an educator leading a field trip or a student organizing your peers, there is a lot to consider when planning ground transportation. If this is your first time planning a group trip or if you’re looking for a more cost-effective, [...]

3 Top Ideas For Your UK Summer Break

August 9, 2018

Summer break is usually something people anticipate all-year around. This is because it’s a season where you can completely let your hair down, relax, and spend quality time with people who give your life meaning. In light of this, making the most [...]

ABCs of Choosing a Student Tour Operator

July 2, 2018

If you’re overseeing your school’s extracurricular travel programs, or directly involved in the planning and implementation of school-sponsored trips, undoubtedly you’ve been solicited by tour operators wanting to handle your business. [...]

Student Travel Ideas in New York

June 14, 2018

Whether it’s a weekend break, or a longer vacation, being a student in New York is amazing if you know where to go and what to do. Many students are on a tight budget, so let this guide point you in the right direction for cheap, and free things [...]

5 Tips for Planning Travel for a Group of Students

June 12, 2018

If you are planning a trip for a group of students, whether it is in the U.S. or abroad, there will be challenges to deal with. From booking transportation and flights to finding suitable accommodations, there’s a lot of details to absorb. If you [...]

4 Ways Travel Can Help Your College Application

June 7, 2018

Getting accepted to your dream school is becoming increasingly difficult. As more and more high school students understand that college is the path of their immediate future in order to improve their chances of securing a good job in an ever [...]

Taking a Summer Road Trip? Here Are Our Top 5 Tips

June 5, 2018

The classic American road trip is still alive and well! Now that school’s out, thousands of teachers will take to the roads each summer and explore our beautiful country. The “on the road” experience – jumping into a car and seeing where [...]

Taking Care of Your Health While Travelling

May 31, 2018

Although travelling is a wonderful experience and will keep your students in high spirits (most of the time!), it can take a big toll on their overall health, especially when you’re always on the go, experiencing new things, seeing new places and [...]

Six Ways to Show Off Your Marching Band’s Best

April 3, 2018

Each year, thousands of high schoolers practice assiduously, gearing up for the day they don their uniforms, hoist their instruments and strut their stuff— musically and literally. Why not give your students a chance to shine on the big stage — [...]

Easy Study Abroad Scholarship Solutions

February 1, 2018

Is it your dream to study abroad, but you were shocked when you found out how much it costs? Although there are various methods to make traveling more affordable–such as couch-surfing, personal cooking and budget cuts–there is no way to [...]

Accommodating Students with Disabilities

January 23, 2018

Imagine a wheelchair-bound student arriving in his hotel room only to find that it does not offer the appropriate bathroom accommodations or the difficulties that a student with attention deficit disorder might face with watching a four-hour [...]

A Call to Serve

October 10, 2017

What is Voluntourism? A relatively new word, voluntourism is gaining momentum as part of the student travel experience. Volunteer experiences connect students to the larger world. Rather than just visiting historical and touristy sites, through [...]
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