What’s hot, and what’s not, in youth travel tours

What’s hot, and what’s not, in youth travel tours

From new “experiential” offerings from OTAs such as Airbnb, to fresh techniques for optimising websites, to having a plan in place for a variety of potential dangers – companies leading tour groups for youth travellers have a lot to consider for...
2017 Global Youth Travel Awards Winners

2017 Global Youth Travel Awards Winners

Global Youth Travel Awards 2017 On Thursday evening of the 2017 World Youth and Student Travel Conference delegates donned their evening attire – gala dresses, suits and ties, and, yes, even one kilt.   After the initial shock wore off, emcee Nick Pound of...
Marketing to Russian speaking youth

Marketing to Russian speaking youth

Russia has been an independent state (but remains a founding member of the CIS alliance) for 26 years and has a population of 146m. However less than 4%, or about four million Russians, have a passport and an even smaller number speak English or another language. On a...
Keynote address tackles big data

Keynote address tackles big data

Delegates have arrived for World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) 2017 in Montreal, Canada. Here they will discuss a range of issues affecting global youth tourism, these include visa changes to youth mobility, the changing international student landscape,...
Partnership announced at WYSTC to boost remote work and travel

Partnership announced at WYSTC to boost remote work and travel

We Roam co-founder Sean Harvey encapsulated the Millennial mentality with these few words, “A lot of us would sacrifice money for experiences.” It is this mentality which propelled him to launch his business which he describes as, in its simplest form, a logistics...