Top 10 Student Destinations: North America
September 19, 2018

SYTA member tour operators selected 10 cities as the Top North America Travel Destinations favored by students and teachers. NO. 1 TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA One of the most multicultural cities in the world, Toronto is a center for arts, culture and history. Toronto’s story spans from indigenous life and British rule to the Canadian Confederation […]

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Top Emerging Destinations for Student Travel
September 11, 2018

Member tour operators belonging to the Student & Youth Travel Association, SYTA, selected these five cities as the Top Emerging Destinations for student travel. CLEVELAND, OHIO The Rock ‘n’ Roll Capital of the World was once a manufacturing hub. Today, Cleveland is a center for arts and culture. You’ll find a shrine to the legends of rock […]

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Student International Travel: Points to Ponder
August 22, 2018

Student travel by nature has challenges—but are there more to mull over when traveling abroad? Along with general rules of the road, consider these reminders from the Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA). For international air travel, students of any age must have a valid passport, or a NEXUS card when using a NEXUS Kiosk. […]

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The Story Behind the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Wall
October 25, 2017

On February 14, 1929, in Chicago, seven men affiliated with the Bugs Moran gang were allegedly killed by Al Capone’s South Side Italian gang. Today, the bullet-riddled St. Valentines’ Day Massacre Wall has been reassembled and displayed in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada—at The Mob Museum, which shares the compelling stories of the affect of organized crime […]

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What’s a Teacher to Do? Addressing and Preventing Cyberbullying in the Classroom
October 18, 2017

Bullying is not a new concept, but with rampant use of the internet and social media among teenagers, bullying has adopted new tactics. “Social media has affected bullying significantly,” said Wesley Morgan, MA, LLPC, of Adolescent & Family Behavioral Health Services in Grand Rapids, Michigan. “I see bullying through social media almost weekly in my […]

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