The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation is the world's largest and most powerful network of youth and student travel operators. We are the global not-for-profit membership organisation dedicated to supporting this unique market, which generated an estimated US$200 billion in 2013.
    WYSE Travel Confederation

    Welcoming our newest members

    The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation and our sector associations are pleased to announce our newest members and latest member upgrades: Since January 2012, Caring Patron has been offering au pair opportunities in Canada, Germany and Italy. In addition, the agency provides mediation service to au pairs and host families in the Province of Alberta/Canada. Membership: WYSE Travel […]


    Airlines shouldn’t count on Millennial travellers to pay for in-flight WiFi

    Airlines are rushing to equip aircraft with WiFi believing passengers will demand connectivity onboard. But who are those customers? More importantly, do they really intend to pay for it? The mention of ‘Millennials’ streams from headline-grabbing service providers and industry pundits with great frequency and at higher speed than even the most advanced connectivity options. […]


    Join our travel trends webinar next week

    Remember to register for our travel trends webinar to find out the latest trends, including changes to traditional aspirations and the major global hot-spots in the coming years: Date: Tuesday, 22 April 2014 Time: 17:00 – 18:00 CET Topic: Market Research Title: Travel Trends 2014 Professor Greg Richards will be leading the hour-long session, which will focus […]


    What will travel look like in 2024?

    According to Mashable, Space tourism isn’t quite a reality yet, but travel technology has still come a long way from where it was a few decades ago. GPS is a big improvement on the paper map, a majority of all travel reservations are made online, and wearables are gaining traction. As technology continues to improve, […]


    Travelzoo Asia Pacific survey forecasts 17% increase in 2014 Asian travel budget

    Demand for high quality holiday experiences will see mainland Chinese travellers bringing lucrative opportunities to the global travel industry Travelzoo Asia Pacific, a licensee of global Internet media company Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), today announced that its annual subscriber survey findings showed that the Asian travel appetite in 2014 will get stronger, with a forecasted […]

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    STA Travel partners with top social influencers for launch of Unexpected Europe campaign

    The world’s largest travel company for students, recent grads and young adults, launches campaign to highlight popular cities in Europe and to celebrate today’s top content creators. On 7 May 2014, STA Travel announced the kick-off of the company’s Unexpected Europe campaign by sending some of the top tastemakers under 30 from the travel, sports, […]


    Don’t miss our travel trends webinar on 22 April

    If you would like to know more about the latest travel trends – including how Asian travellers are impacting on the travel industry and the major global hot-spots in the coming years – join the second webinar in our new series: Date: Tuesday, 22 April 2014 Time: 17:00 – 18:00 CET Topic: Market Research Title: […]


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