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Safety

Roundtable Recap: Discussing the Past, Present and Future of Student Travel
December 4, 2020

The year’s end is often a time for reflecting on the recent past and looking forward to the future. And in 2020, there may be more to ponder than ever before. SYTA has been diving deep into these issues as everyone in the travel industry works together to navigate through the Pandemic. We are hosting […]

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What Is SYTA Doing About Safety?
December 1, 2020

Safety is critically important to travel—something SYTA stresses to its members and those they support. It’s even more so since the COVID-19 pandemic halted travel. Carylann Assante, CEO of SYTA and the SYTA Youth Foundation, offers insight on SYTA’s efforts. How does SYTA promote safe travel? Traveling students and youth safely is our No. 1 […]

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Create Safe Workplaces in a Post-Coronavirus World
May 12, 2020

The National Safety Council has announced a multifaceted effort to help employers create safe workplaces in a post-coronavirus world. SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee Returns, is a comprehensive, multifaceted effort to guide employers through the process of safely resuming traditional work and operations now and in a post-pandemic environment. Created in partnership with Fortune 500 companies, […]

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Annual Student Travel Pointers
August 22, 2018

When planning student travel, consider this: What is your goal? Where will you go? What will you do? How will you select qualified chaperones? How will your group fund their experience? How will you ensure things run smoothly? What happens if someone becomes ill—or there’s an emergency situation? These student travel pointers provide information to […]

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Swiper, No Swiping! Tips to Deter Pickpockets
June 12, 2018

Pickpockets love travelers. Travelers are prime targets because they are presumably unfamiliar with their surroundings, distracted by the new sites and carrying valuable items. Do not worry, however. Two can play at this game. Pickpockets ain’t got nothin’ against these tips. Try not to look like a traveling student group. Traveling in a group makes […]

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