Press Releases

Boys & Girls Club Students Experience the Positive Impact of Travel on their Social and Educational Development
March 24, 2017

Thanks to the SYTA Youth Foundation in Partnership with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment March 24, 2017, Washington, D.C. – Twenty-six disadvantaged students and five chaperones from the Boys & Girls Club of Central New Mexico and the Pueblo of Pojoaque Boys & Girls Club participated in the 2017 SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF) Next Generation Program at […]

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Dear President Trump
March 24, 2017

On Friday, March 24, 2017, the American Bus Association (ABA) and the Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA) sent a joint letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to clarify that the United States is open for business, and to encourage secure foreign travel into the country. In the letter, ABA and SYTA cite the economic impact of international […]

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Announcing the Top 10 Student Destinations of 2017
January 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 10, 2017 — Despite what’s happening in the world, students are traveling and the Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA) knows where they are going. Each year, Teach & Travel—the official publication of the SYTA—features the top destinations for student groups as reported by SYTA member tour operators. Newbies to the Top 10 U.S. […]

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SYTA Youth Foundation & Cash for Kids in NYC
September 16, 2016

Earlier this month, 25 middle school students from McKeesport, Pennsylvania were selected to participate in a travel experience of a lifetime to New York City hosted by the SYTA Youth Foundation and our NYC partners. This travel experience exposed the students to the city’s history and culture while giving them an opportunity to travel and […]

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Zika Toolkit from U.S. Travel Association
August 16, 2016

U.S. Travel is monitoring developments regarding the Zika virus and its potential impact on travel and tourism. After months of urging legislators to act, the travel community is relieved that Congress passed a short-term resolution that includes $1.1 billion in emergency funding to combat Zika.

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