All you need to know: Volunteering in international development, humanitarian relief

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Volunteering isn’t just a great way to break into international development and humanitarian relief work. It’s also a great way for career professionals to sharpen their skills and for near-retirees to pass on knowledge. Today, there are more ways than ever to advance social causes and reduce poverty and hunger around the globe by volunteering. Assignments […]

SKIFT: 3 Must-Know Trends to Understand the Millennial Traveler

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There’s no shortage of discussion across the business landscape about millennials, people between 16 and 34 years old, which represent the next rising wave of consumers. Millennials bring their own unique set of expectations, behaviors and preferences in what they want and how they want it and this extends to their travel experiences. For example, […]

Youth tourism generated over 182b. dollars in tourism receipts in 2013

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Youth tourism generated over 182 billion dollars in tourism receipts in 2013, representing 200 million international trips a year. European Cities Marketing (ECM), the network of leading Tourist Offices and Conventions Bureaux in Europe added youth travel into their strategy during their annual conference on June 4-7 in host city Dresden, considering the opportunity they present […]

Join the Travel Trends webinar next week

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Remember to register for the WYSE Travel Confederation 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 […]

The Value of the Gap Year

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The gap year has become a hot topic in college transitions. The New York Times, Time Magazine, Forbes, MSNBC, and countless other media outlets have covered this growing trend. They highlight exciting travels, community service, and research showing gap years can improve college GPAs and develop important learning capacities. But, the stories tend to fall short of identifying why gap years are […]

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