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Get More for Less with CityPASS

August 13, 2012

By Melissa Davidson Melissa Davidson is the Manager of Social Media at CityPASS. If you value your time and money, you’ll love CityPASS. That two-hour wait to enter Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium is non-existent with CityPASS. All you do is make a [...]

Discover Mall of America®: Over 20 Years of Fun

June 28, 2012

Mall of America® is turning 20! On August 11, 2012, Mall of America® celebrates 20 years of fun. Since its opening, MOA™ has grown to be the nation’s largest shopping and entertainment complex, with more than 500 stores, no sales tax on [...]

Great Gatherings in Oakbrook Terrace

May 1, 2012

Welcome to the friendly City of Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. Known as “The City of Hospitality,” this bustling suburban community is just 17 miles west of downtown Chicago, 25 minutes from both Chicago’s O’Hare International [...]

Cirque du Soleil Dazzles Student Groups

May 1, 2012

Assisting guests in creating experiences as unique and memorable as the shows themselves, Cirque du Soleil has become a destination for individuals and groups alike. With as few as 12 attendees, Cirque du Soleil can offer guests the choice between [...]

Discovering South Dakota

April 17, 2012

Carved into a granite peak in the Black Hills of Western South Dakota, it’s been called the “Shrine of Democracy” ever since the phrase was coined during the 1930 dedication of George Washington’s head. His 60-foot-high visage was followed [...]

Immerse Your Students in 18th-Century History

April 2, 2012

Imagine taking your student group on a trip back in time. Not only to stroll past historic buildings, but to become immersed in history by engaging and interacting with real people portraying people of the past and teaching history through the [...]

Exciting Student Activities at Mall of America

March 1, 2012

Mall of America Mall of America® is excited for another action-packed year as we celebrate our 20th anniversary! More than 800 million visitors from throughout the world have visisted MOA™ during the last two decades, including about 12,000 [...]

Two Good Days in Madrid

January 5, 2012

If Barcelona is the soul of Spain, then Madrid is the heart. Its main thoroughfares pulse with traffic, vehicular and pedestrian alike. The city radiates a persistent, enveloping energy that knows not the chime of the clock. Vibrant, cosmopolitan [...]

Barcelona, the Soul of Spain

October 13, 2011

One of the first things to know if you are planning a trip to Barcelona is that while the city is in Spain, the locals consider themselves the capital of the Catalonian province first and a part of Spain second. If you’re looking for a location to [...]

Discovering Art, History and Culture in France

October 6, 2011

France is a magnificent country to visit, but it has a special draw for our Student Discoveries passengers. French is a very common language that is taught to students in high school. After you have been studying a language for many years there is [...]

Colonial Williamsburg’s Immersive and Engaging History

October 6, 2011

Imagine taking your student group on a trip back in time. Not only to stroll past historic buildings, but to become immerged in CC by engaging and interacting with real-live people portraying people of the past, and teaching history through the [...]

Discovering History in Colonial Williamsburg

September 6, 2011

Colonial Williamsburg is located around 10 miles away from Historic Jamestown and together they make the ultimate destination for anybody interested in American history. One visit to these two destinations will stimulate the mind of almost anybody, [...]

Wisconsin Dells Beckons Student Groups

August 3, 2011

Looking for activities to entertain a group of younger kids or teenagers, well look no further. Wisconsin Dells is home to a variety of attractions and activities that are sure to entertain kids of all ages. Let’s get right to the must-do and [...]

Fresh Student Activities at Mall of America

August 3, 2011

Mall of America® (MOA) is the place for school trips! You are probably thinking yeah, right, Mall of America is the place for shopping, not learning.  Not so.  From marketing presentations to music performances, we have something for all ages and [...]

No Matter the Season, Adventure is in Virginia Beach

March 15, 2011

There’s something about this place – a sparkle, an indigenous vibe. It unearths itself each spring with every plump and juicy Pungo strawberry. It hides within the mystery of your dreams. It soars high above the clouds and plummets beneath the [...]

ISTC Skills Exchange in Cambodia

February 15, 2011

“I am currently sitting on the lovely balcony at Rosy Guesthouse overlooking Royal Palace gardens and watching the Siem Reap ‘rush hour’.” Not a bad way to describe a business trip by anyone’s standards. Despite the serene image, however, [...]

Branson Hosts 4th annual Music Director FAM

January 19, 2011

Offering more than 100 liveshows, Branson is the entertainment capital of Mid-America and a favorite of young travelers from around the country. Student performance groups—bands, choirs, dance troupes—find Branson especially engaging. They revel [...]

Branson Attractions Dazzle Student Travel Groups

November 29, 2010

From theater shows to go-karts, Branson, Missouri, offers student group planners a wealth of itinerary ideas. Here is just a sampling of student-friendly attractions in this Ozarks vacation favorite: Acrobats of China Student groups at the New [...]

A Myriad of Adventures Await at Virginia Beach

October 14, 2010

Introducing a brand new way to dive into the Virginia Beach experience. Designed for group travelers, Live the Life Adventures reveal the best of this unique place through hands-on, interactive involvement. With itineraries to lead the way through a [...]
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