Millennial and Gen Z travellers are travelling more and more, and with this comes the desire to seek new, enriching experiences. However, is there a lack of awareness among young people about how to travel responsibly, and if so, how can the industry...
Read highlights of the opening activities on Day 1 of WYSTC 2019 in Lisbon.
Sunny days and lively nights attract WYSTC delegates to the buzzing capital of Portugal for business
More than 600 representatives are convening in Lisbon for the best annual business conference for the youth and student travel industry.
A special tour of culinary Lisbon was organised for delegates attending the World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) for the first time this year.
Offering amazing cuisine, ornate architecture and stunning views, Lisbon is a cultural hub buzzing with life. Discover our ‘essential to do’s’ during your time at WYSTC.
Based in the trade hall this year, WYSTC workshops are short, informal peer-to-peer presentations on specific topics and issues of importance to youth travel professionals.
We asked some WYSE members and WYSTC veterans how they get the most out of the conference and here are some of the nuggets of advice they gave.
Doug Allan is a wildlife documentary cameraman with a number of Antarctic expeditions under his belt, not to mention award-winning films, TV series, and radio programmes on nature and wildlife. Ahead of his appearance at the 2018 World Youth and Student...
Findings from new questions included in the fourth iteration of WYSE Travel Confederation’s New Horizons Survey of global youth travel were shared with WYSTC delegates.
At WYSTC 2018, we heard from one of UK’s leading thinkers, John Knell, on the changing face of work and organisations on key issues around culture, leadership, and sustainability, and the essentials of excellent communication.
Who is a digital nomad? What value do they bring to the travel industry and why should organisations start to take notice? In this relaxed and informal discussion, our expert panelists shared their insights and predictions on what a digital nomad is seeking and how the youth travel industry can foster new ways of combining life and travel.
At the official opening of this year’s World Youth and Student conference in Edinburgh, the theme of sustainable and responsible travel has never been more pressing. Yet, if we really want to understand the needs of youth travellers, we must listen to what they have to say.