Only two days left to benefit from our WYSTC 2014 early bird rates

Time is ticking

Our early bird rates end this Saturday, 31 May, so if you haven’t already, book now to benefit from our heavily discounted rates and save EUR 600 on full passes:   Early Bird registration* 1 April – 31 May 2014 Regular registration* 1 June – 31 August 2014 Late / Onsite registration 1 – 26 September 2014 WYSE Travel […]

WYSTC 2013 Welcomes U.S. Government Official for Talks on US Cultural Exchange Programmes

WYSE Travel Confederation is pleased to announce the attendance of Robin Lerner, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at this year’s edition of WYSTC. Confirming WYSTC’s status as a major global forum for discussing the future of cultural exchange programmes in the U.S., […]

WYSE Travel Confederation launches WYSTC Think Tanks

WYSE Travel Confederation will be hosting a number of think tanks throughout the World Youth & Student Travel Conference to bring the youth travel industry together and discuss the issues affecting business. WYSTC Think Tanks provide the framework for organised debates on the future of youth & student travel and tourism. The aim is to […]

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 […]

US senators fight to bring J-1 visa workers back to Alaska

Originally posted on WYSE Work Abroad:
Alaska processors are running on fewer workers this year due to the alteration of the J-1 visa program last year, but US senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski introduced two amendments on Friday that would bring those workers back. The amendments, now part of the Senate’s immigration bill S.…