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2018 Youth First & Visionary Award Winners Announced
November 14, 2018

The recipients of the Youth First & Visionary Awards were recently announced at the SYTA Conference SYF Luncheon. Read on to learn more about the awards and this year’s outstanding recipients. In a school where 80% of their students receive free or reduced lunch, traveling can seem like one of the things that “someone else […]

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Music Travel Consultants Welcomes Greg Moore as Senior Travel Designer
November 8, 2018

After fifteen years working for several student travel companies throughout the country, Greg Moore, has returned to Music Travel Consultants (MTC)—a company instrumental in forming his career in student performance group travel—as Senior Travel Designer. A 33-year veteran of the student and youth travel industry, Moore has worked alongside some of the best and brightest […]

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Understanding the New GDPR for Travel Companies
November 8, 2018

You may have heard rumblings about GDPR—General Data Protection Regulation—and wondered what exactly it is and whether it affects your business. Read on for a breakdown that shares what you really need to know. GDPR went into effect on May 25, 2018. If you’re a European Union citizen or company or are a non-EU company […]

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2019 Annual Conference Committee Members Gather in Birmingham
November 6, 2018

Led by Conference Chair Terry DiCastro (WorldStrides), members of the 2019 SYTA Annual Conference Committee assembled in Birmingham, Alabama for a strategic planning meeting on October 24 – 25, 2018. The 2019 Conference Committee includes chairs of five subcommittees: New Attendee/Membership Development (Lee Callicutt, Dana Romanello), Hospitality (Pam Kruseck), Education (Kara Mihalevich), Golf (Karen Pitcherello, […]

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Letter from SYTA President
November 5, 2018

Letter from SYTA President Justin Shuler November 1, 2018 The SYTA Board of Directors recently wrapped up a productive face-to-face meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. The opportunity to preview the city of Birmingham ahead of SYTA Annual Conference—as well as the exciting things in store for the SYTA family in Huntsville—was outstanding. August is going to […]

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