Student Travel Planning Advice

STEM Tours Encourage Future Leaders

June 16, 2017

According to the National Student Clearinghouse, degrees in STEM fields have incrementally increased between 2004 and 2014 among men and women. Thanks to the recent implementation of national STEM programs, summer camps and efforts by schools across [...]

Best Practices in Choosing Hotels for Student Groups

June 12, 2017

Group leaders often feel angst when making choices about group travel. One of the major decisions is choosing a hotel for their student group.   Staying within budget and thoughts of safety combined with a good night’s sleep may leave group [...]

Major Factors Why More Schools Don’t Travel

August 19, 2016

In fact, 6 of 10 school trip participants indicate that participation in a school trip increased their desire to travel more while 55% said it gave them more intellectual curiosity. And in today’s society where it seems we’re more divided than [...]

Find Adventure Tourism for Every Taste in Australia

April 9, 2015

So you’ve got a group looking to create the ultimate adventure that gets their pulses pounding, but still keeps them within a stone’s throw of civilization? That’s a tough nut to crack. The areas of the world where true adventure awaits are [...]

9 Essential Student Cruise Planning Tips

January 8, 2015

When it comes to creating a student cruise group, here are a few tips to keep in mind: Under the Homeland Security Act, passports are a requirement for any travel outside the United States, so it’s critical to make sure your student group members [...]

Advice for Teachers Planning a Student Trip

April 9, 2014

What needs to happen 30 days prior? The date is circled on the calendar and it’s coming up quickly. What seemed like forever when you reserved space is not breathing down your neck. Or so it seems. Thirty days prior to departure shouldn’t be a [...]

Timeline for planning a student trip – 3 months prior

April 8, 2014

Having booked their student group trip months ago, many teachers view the time period between 90 days and departure as dead time. Hardly. While a surge of reservations have come in early, there are still many kids and parents on the fence. Continue [...]

New App Captures and Shares Your Group’s Memories

March 4, 2014

David Martinson, president and CEO of PhotoVision Inc., comes from a long line of photographers, starting with his grandfather, who took slides. Nowadays, of course, pictures are taken in a totally different way. “Today, people take 500 pictures [...]

Tips for School Trip Planning – Six to Nine Months Prior

February 7, 2014

You’ve made the decision to sponsor a trip for your students and the initial work has been done. You have your destination, dates, price and early promotional material in place. You should also have a few early sign-ups by this point. Like a game [...]

How to Establish a Student Trip Planning Timeline

December 30, 2013

As a teacher, parent or school administrator, when planning a student group trip it’s important to know what needs to happen when. From an outsider’s perspective it may seem that these trips come together in a relatively short period of time, [...]

Why School Field Trips Are Important

October 31, 2013

Ah, the school field trip. Long a staple of the public education system, for decades children have been piling on buses to visit local museums, zoos and cultural attractions. However, as school districts wrestle with budget deficits and heftier [...]

How to Choose Your Next Student Travel Destination

October 21, 2013

Escape from reality for just one minute. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? We polled our InSite e-newsletter subscribers and answers were as diverse as the personalities in the teaching profession – internationally from [...]

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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