Student Travel News

2016’s Top 10 Spring Break Destinations

February 23, 2016

Emerging Spring Break destinations are increasing in popularity, however perennial spring break favorites still remain hotspots for students and their parents over the holiday according to a recent study by Orbitz. For 2016, the state of Florida [...]

Universal Orlando Launches Business Learning Series

February 16, 2016

Universal Orlando Resort just announced the launch of the Business Learning Series, a groundbreaking experiential education program that teaches students the basics of business from the best. It combines the innovation of a world-class entertainment [...]

Witnessing History in Washington, D.C.

February 15, 2016

With President’s Day here and election season heating up, our attention turns to the White House. In less than a year, the newly elected president will take the oath of office as millions flock to Washington, D.C. to join in the festivities. The [...]

Explorica Sold to Worldstrides

January 8, 2016

The big keep getting bigger. The largest educational travel company in the U.S., WorldStrides has acquired Boston-based Explorica. Explorica is consider one of North America’s premier student travel companies, providing predominantly [...]

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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