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Madame Tussauds DC Adds Educational Offerings

December 3, 2015

Madame Tussauds Washington, DC has just expanded its educational offerings with new lesson plans and activities, videos, and a virtual tour. These resources will be available to any visitor at the attraction in addition to school groups, field trips [...]

Worldstrides Acquires Study Abroad Travel Company

November 16, 2015

Student tour operator WorldStrides, considered the largest educational travel company in the United States, has acquired Austin, Texas based International Studies Abroad (ISA).  ISA specializes in undergraduate study abroad, service-learning and [...]

Parents Foot the Bill in Over Half of Youth Trips

September 16, 2015

In terms of who’s funding a student’s trip, it’s not the piggy who’s cracking When it comes to that annual rite-of-passage graduation trip to DC, foreign language immersion week in Spain or the every-other year band trip to [...]

Richardson Adventure Farm’s Corn Maze Makes Top-10

September 16, 2015

SPRING GROVE, ILL. — Earlier this year, when Richardson Adventure Farm’s Blackhawk-themed corn maze received national attention, the family thought it didn’t get any better than that. But wait, there’s more!  The Richardson [...]

People to People to Cease Operations

July 21, 2015

People to People, the 50 year old tour company that provides immersive travel experiences for students, 5th grade through college, including the popular People to People Cuba, is closing its student travel business by the end of 2015. The Company [...]

School Trips Positively Impact Future Education/Earnings

October 15, 2013

School administrators debating on whether to approve school-sponsored trips should take heed at a new study that draws a correlation between student travel and career advancement. Among the more interesting findings was that nearly 60% of adults who [...]
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