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.
In December last year we revealed the winner of the grand prize of WYSE Travel Confederation’s New Horizons Survey. AuPairWorld, the agency that helped this young woman to pursue an au pair experience in Finland, encouraged participation in the New Horizons global...
More than 600 youth, student and educational travel industry delegates have arrived at Edinburgh, Scotland for WYSTC 2018, attributing to an expanded range of new and diverse organisations, backgrounds, and motivation.
Our annual local volunteer project was held this year at Gorgie City Farm, set up to support the socially vulnerable. WYSE members got suited up and took the time to give the stables and animal boarding facilities a makeover.
High Tide Media Co-founder and Edinburgh local, Alex Porter-Smith, shares her tips on what to see, do, eat and drink while at WYSTC 2018
We chat to WYSTC moderator, High Tide Media Co-founder and Edinburgh local, Alex Porter-Smith, about her tips on what to see, do, eat and drink while at WYSTC 2018.
There are 19 workshops that offer WYSTC 2018 delegates quick, 20-minute doses of expert insights on everything from technology, to sales strategy, to market research, destinations, sustainability, and branding. The WYSTC workshop programme kicks off on Wednesday, 19...