Awards

The Student & Youth Travel Association annually recognizes our members, partners and destinations that positivley impact the student travel market.

Top 10 Destinations

Each year, Teach & Travel—the official publication of the SYTA—features the top destinations for student groups as reported by SYTA member tour operators.  Click here to view the 2017 results! 

The SYTA Associate Presidential Award for Outstanding Service

This award will be given annually to an Associate member organization or one of its employees that has demonstrated an unwavering and uncommon commitment to the service of its clients. In doing so, this organization or individual bolsters the student travel market and the SYTA member community.

The 2017 SYTA Associate Presidential Award for Outstanding Service was awarded to Vanelly Rivera at the SYTA Annual Conference. Nominations were sent to Active Member companies, who were asked to nominate a person or company who demonstrated an unwavering and uncommon commitment to the service of its clients. In doing so, the organization or individual bolsters the student travel market and the SYTA member community.

“This year’s winner provides exceptional service to both our clients and tour operators alike. She is always available to handle any challenge that may arise and makes sure our groups leave with a smile.” Congratulations to Vanelly Rivera, of the Rosen Center Hotel.

The 2018 nomination period will open in Spring ‘2018. Only SYTA Active members may provide nominations. The award winner will be announced at the 2018 SYTA Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD on Monday during the Presidential Luncheon.