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Now in its 27th year, the World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is the leading trade event for the global youth, student and educational travel industry.

Since its inception in 1992 as the annual event of WYSE Travel Confederation, youth and student travel professionals have been gathering annually to trade, network and take part in seminars and workshops.

To best represent the global youth and student travel industry, WYSTC travels to a different destination each year to ensure that attendees get first-hand experience of the topics and trends affecting youth and student travel within the host country and/or region. WYSTC 2018 will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss this event, please contact us.

Why attend?

Perhaps the question is can you afford not to? Organisations who attend generate on average EUR 77,000 in new business as a result. WYSTC is a must-attend event for professionals working in youth, student and educational travel.

Our history

Below is a list of past WYSTC destinations. If you are interested in submitting a bid to host a future WYSTC, please contact our events team events@wysetc.org.

2017 – Montréal, Canada

2016 – Belgrade, Serbia

2015 – Cape Town, South Africa

2014 – Dublin, Ireland

2013 – Sydney, Australia

2012 – San Diego, USA

2011 – Barcelona, Spain

2010 – Beijing, China

2009 – Manchester, UK

2008 – New York, USA

2007 – Istanbul, Turkey

2006 – Melbourne, Australia

2005 – Toronto, Canada

2004 – Madrid, Spain

2003 – Pattaya, Thailand

2002 – Rhodes, Greece

2001 – Cancún, Mexico

2000 – Düsseldorf, Germany

1999 – Bangkok, Thailand

1998 – Miami, USA

1997 – Paris, France

1996 – Gold Coast, Australia

1995 – Sitges, Spain

1994 – Vancouver, Canada

1993 – Vienna, Austria

1992 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil