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The World Youth Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is the annual event of WYSE Travel Confederation.
The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation is a global not-for-profit membership organisation dedicated to promoting and developing opportunities for young travellers and the youth, student and educational travel industry that serves them.
The youth and student travel industry can at times be undervalued or overlooked when set alongside tourism as a whole. WYSE Travel Confederation monitors and promotes the fact that the youth market makes up more than 23% of international arrivals each year. We raise awareness that in 2015, 272 million young travellers generated a substantial USD 283 billion towards global tourism receipts.
Our global community is the world’s most powerful and extensive network of youth and student travel professionals, consisting of more than 400 members, with a community of over 600 organisations from 120 countries. Members of WYSE Travel Confederation are leaders in the unique types of travel products and services that young people utilise, including:
Tourism boards, official tourism organisations, national associations and a variety of travel industry service providers are also members of WYSE.
WYSE members collectively serve 30 million young travellers each year and are committed to understanding their travel motivations and needs and making travel experiences safe, accessible, affordable and life-changing. WYSE is a dynamic global network of travel professionals, industry representatives, policy influencers, government officials with the latest market intelligence to serve young travellers across the globe.
Our mission is: To contribute to the personal and professional growth of students and young people and positively impact our global community by fostering international understanding, responsible international travel, cultural exchange and education.
Recognising that youth travel is a vehicle for international exchange, peace and understanding, WYSE is an Affiliate Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and holds consultative status with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).