News & Announcements

2015 Edition

Teaching Responsible Tourism to Students

August 14, 2014

The world is vast yet small. Over the last 50 years a continual stream of exotic and once unreachable destinations have come within the traveler’s grasp, but not always with the best of results. Over-trafficking and loose regulations of pristine [...]

Tech Tools: Toward a Paperless Travel Experience

August 14, 2014

The days of lugging around bulky files full of itineraries, backup records, emergency contact information and the like for your group while on tour are long since over. Today’s group leader has a varied arsenal of tech tools at her disposal to [...]

America’s Best Attractions: Top Picks in Four Categories

August 14, 2014

A water park or living history museum seems like a natural part of a student group trip. So does a safari park or an iconic shrine that reminds students of their country’s roots and its moral fiber. Such attraction categories represent just a few [...]

I Love a Parade

August 14, 2014

Cheering crowds. Colorful floats and balloons. Heart-pumping music and entertainment. There’s nothing quite like a parade, especially if you’re performing in one. For marching bands and performance groups, parades are a culmination of practice, [...]

Study Abroad Opportunities for High School Students

August 14, 2014

In a globalized society, the ability to speak a foreign language is becoming more than a hobby or a line at the bottom of a resume. There is no doubt that the demand for bilingual employees has been steadily rising over the past decade. Some [...]

70 Hacks for Student Travel Planning

August 14, 2014

Anyone who’s ever organized a trip for their students know these adventures don’t just happen—they take hours of careful planning and a team of competent individuals ready, willing and able to assist. Whether it’s choosing a hotel, [...]