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A Belief in Travel for All
January 31, 2019

The British Government recently announced that £2.5 million (approximately $3.2 million) in funding will be allocated to allow approximately 2,900 disadvantaged secondary school students in the U.K. to experience the wonder and value of international educational travel. Much like the purpose of the SYTA Youth Foundation, the funding’s purpose is to “close the gap” between […]

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Industry Associations Urge an Immediate End to the Government Shutdown
January 18, 2019

Washington, D.C. – A number of group tour and travel associations came together this week to urge Congress and the Administration to end the government shutdown immediately and end the harmful economic effects to the United States and its tourism industry. On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we urge Congress and the Administration to work […]

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4 Simple Ways to Show Employee Appreciation
January 16, 2019

Failing to recognize employees for the good work that they do can result in not just tension and lower morale, but an overall lower quality of work which negatively impacts your business or organization in the long run. Take a look at some of these simple ways to show your employees you’re appreciative of the […]

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Meet Megan Marshall
January 16, 2019

Megan Marshall is the new membership coordinator for SYTA and will be handling everything membership related within the association, as well supporting the day-to-day operations. Get to know a bit about her and why traveling (or teleporting) is tops in her book! What’s a fun fact or something SYTA members might not know about you? […]

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Are You Ready for National Plan for Vacation Day?
January 4, 2019

Every year more than half of Americans (52 percent) fail to use all their time off, creating a stock pile of 705 million unused vacation days, up from 662 million days the year before. That’s why the U.S. Travel Association wants you to participate in National Plan for Vacation Day. “National Plan for Vacation Day […]

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