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More Americans—Including Millennials—Seeking the Expertise of Travel Advisors
October 11, 2018

According to new research from AAA, three-quarters of Americans would consider working with a travel advisor to plan their upcoming vacations—and the positive news doesn’t stop there. See why travelers of all ages are embracing the expertise of travel advisors. Turns out, millennials are just as likely as baby boomers to utilize a travel advisor […]

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Bullying on a Class Trip: What to Do?
October 11, 2018

It’s an unfortunate reality that bullying in schools and on student trips can be a common occurrence. Take action to address bullying when it occurs on a student trip with these guidelines. Stopping a bully on the spot is essential to ensure the behavior is corrected and the trip continues to be an enjoyable and […]

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TSA Implements X-Ray Technology at Select U.S. Airports
September 28, 2018

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been testing the use of computed tomography scanners (CT,) a state-of-the-art 3-D technology, at select U.S. airport checkpoints. After initial success, travelers can expect to see even more of this technology in the future. The program was initially announced in July, as the agency continues to raise the baseline […]

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Travel’s Positive Impact: Social and Economic
September 19, 2018

With the U.S. travel market being a 5.6 billion dollar industry, impacting more than 3 million students a year, both the social and economic benefits of student travel has a widespread reach. Travel is inherently educational! Students carry with them the memories of their travels, preparing them not only for their higher education, but also […]

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Lessons From SYTA
September 19, 2018

In August 2018, Lutricia Eberly, Director of Sales at Roundtop Mountain Resort, attended the SYTA Annual Conference for the third time. She’s returned with a wealth of knowledge and jotted down her key takeaways. Attending my third SYTA, I learned many new things but was also reminded of several important aspects that have remained a constant […]

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