New partnership with Digital Tourism Think Tank to promote digital marketing best practice across the global youth and student travel industry

The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Digital Tourism Think Tank.

Digital Tourism Think Tank_05As experts in digital marketing best practice, the Digital Tourism Think Tank has established itself as an invaluable knowledge resource for the tourism industry, which WYSE Travel Confederation’s network will now be able to capitalise on. In addition, the travel industry as a whole will benefit from WYSE Travel Confederation’s unique insight into the youth and student travel market.

The first joint initiative will be an hour-long webinar entitled ‘Digital natives – How mobile is transforming the travel industry’, which will form the third in WYSE Travel Confederation’s new webinar series, led by industry experts.

Date: Tuesday, 3 June
Time: 17:00 – 18:00 CET

The session will be hosted by Zornitza Yovcheva, Digital Tourism Think Tank’s mobile and user experience consultant, who will reveal current mobile trends and give advice about how to best target the tech-savvy generation of young travellers.

Click here to find out more and register for the webinar now

Laura Daly, WYSE Travel Confederation’s Deputy Director, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with the Digital Tourism Think Tank to keep our members and the wider youth and student travel market up-to-date with the latest trends in the digital arena.

“Never before has the travel world needed to evolve so fast to keep up with new technological trends that are rapidly changing the face of the youth and student travel market – from booking trips, connecting with fellow travellers and keeping friends and family posted about experiences whilst on the move.

“The campaigns we will be working on together, from events to reports, will help to provide our members with the insight needed to remain ahead of the competition in our dynamic and thriving industry.”

Nick Hall, Managing Director of the Digital Tourism Think Tank, said: “We are thrilled to be working with WYSE Travel Confederation. This is an important partnership that harnesses the incredible insight that they have on the youth travel market with the digital knowledge brought by the Think Tank, to deliver content and expertise to the industry.”

Free for members

WYSE-webinars-logo-smallOur webinars are free for members of WYSE Travel Confederation, and €75 per session per organisation or €250 per organisation for non-members for the entire 2014 series. Limited space is available so pre-bookings are essential. We’ll send you full details of how to take part in the webinars once you have registered.

To find out more about this and upcoming webinars or to book a place visit www.wysetc.org/events/wyse-webinars-2014.

Future sessions

We have a full range of webinars taking place over 2014 covering a variety of topics and issues across the youth and student travel industry – click here for the full programme and to download our first two webinars.