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 […]

Europe approaches Brazil for closer collaboration

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For the European Union, cooperation with Brazil is not quite the same as cooperation with developing and transition countries has been in past decades. Brazil is a rapidly developing economy with seven million higher education students, and a partner with a huge bag of earmarked funds. Because of this, it can set the tune to […]

Tourism – A Development Opportunity for Small Island States, finds UNWTO Report

International tourism is one of the principal economic activities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS). A new UNWTO report launched on the occasion of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (RIO+20), confirms tourism as an essential source of job opportunities, livelihood, foreign exchange, and inclusive growth for these countries. “Tourism offers one of the […]

Tourism Australia Goes After Indian Tourists

Australia is making a bid to capture some of the 50 million Indians who are expected to travel overseas by 2020 with a new plan to lure tourists. Tourism minister Martin Ferguson revealed the new strategic plan at the Australia Tourism Exchange in Perth today. It outlines plans to increase the number of flights between […]

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