Welcoming our newest members

WYSE Travel Confederation

The World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation and our sector associations are pleased to announce our newest members and latest member upgrades: Since January 2012, Caring Patron has been offering au pair opportunities in Canada, Germany and Italy. In addition, the agency provides mediation service to au pairs and host families in the Province of Alberta/Canada. Membership: WYSE Travel […]

Welcoming our newest WYSE Travel Confederation members

We are happy to announce that the following organisations have become members of WYSE Travel Confederation this year: The Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (ADDMA) supports the Municipality’s operational capacity with its expertise and dedicated human resources, giving impetus to the development potential of the city of Athens as a modern, European metropolis. Membership: WYSE […]

J-1 Visa Update

Dear Colleagues, Please find below a recent update on the J-1 Visa situation from Michael McCarry, the Executive Director of the Alliance for International Education and Cultural Exchange. On behalf of the WYSE Travel Confederation and it’s membership, I would like to thank the Alliance, Michael and our other industry partners for speaking out against the […]

Au pair groups and others fight Senate immigration rules

Immigration bill targets cultural exchange programs The Senate immigration debate has unleashed a little-known advocacy group: The foreign nanny lobby. Au pair agencies have joined summer camp operators, hotels and an array of other companies that rely on cultural-exchange programs to provide their businesses with overseas labor to lobby against provisions in the Senate immigration […]