Insights From the Virtual Travel Impact Challenge
January 19, 2021

If anyone knows the impact student travel has, it’s students themselves. Last December, Your Big Year—a partner of SYTA—brought together 100 young people from around the globe to participate in a four-day virtual think tank called the Virtual Travel Impact Challenge. Online programming and events encouraged young people to discuss the current benefits and challenges […]

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Cleveland Committed to Clean, Responsible Student Travel Experiences
November 17, 2020

Student travel planning has always been multifaceted. With the heightened need for measures to keep student travelers healthy, there’s a lot to consider when planning future group travel. Without question, enhanced safety is at the top of that list. So, when faced with the task of how to responsibly welcome visitors, Destination Cleveland turned to […]

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Educational Exploration
July 10, 2018

When looking for activities-filled experiences that ensure youth groups are gaining educational value on their field trips, you may find fewer options available than you’d hoped. Roundtop Mountain Resort is looking to change that. In 2014, a local middle school science teacher contacted Roundtop Mountain and asked about creating science curriculum and experiments for snow […]

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Lynnwood: Start Here
June 26, 2018

Visiting the Pacific Northwest? Make Lynnwood your home base! Sixteen miles north of Seattle, Lynnwood is Snohomish County’s largest retail center, with affordable lodging at 40 percent less than downtown, excellent shopping and dining, golf, an aquatic center, historical attractions and easy access to Seattle, beaches, ferries, outdoor adventure and other pursuits. Just 10 minutes […]

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A Facelift at 18?
June 19, 2018

Being of age is a big change that can sometimes cause anxiety: Fun is over. Being responsible is on the agenda. You grow up. I always thought the only good thing about getting older would be that pimples do not grow anymore. However, that is not true. I am 30. And I have both wrinkles and […]

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