Articles tagged “student travel”

Trump’s War on Foreign Visas Leads to Less Student Travel to U.S.

Trump’s War on Foreign Visas Leads to Less Student Travel to U.S.

Nick Leiber, Bloomberg

Fewer international college students are heading to the U.S. for their studies. This means a reduction in travel and all of the economic benefits that cities see from robust foreign visitation.

2 months ago

U.S.-China Tensions Are Posing a Threat to the Valuable Student Tourism Market

U.S.-China Tensions Are Posing a Threat to the Valuable Student Tourism Market

Mason Hinsdale, Jing Travel

Families from China spend a significant amount of money in the U.S. while exploring university options, and those trips can lead to expanded tourism down the road. How much will tensions between the U.S. and China — and particularly President Donald Trump's harsh rhetoric — hurt that business?

6 months ago

Student Travel Is Booming But Study Abroad Programs Provide Scant Information When Tragedy Strikes

Student Travel Is Booming But Study Abroad Programs Provide Scant Information When Tragedy Strikes

Rishabh R. Jain, Associated Press

Student travel has been on an upswing over the last few years but when kids studying abroad fall victim to tragedy, schools provide few answers and insurance companies try to downplay any negative trends. There needs to be more accountability.

2 years ago

3 Charts on U.S. Adults’ Interests in Studying Abroad and Gap Years

3 Charts on U.S. Adults’ Interests in Studying Abroad and Gap Years

Dan Peltier, Skift

If taking a year off to travel the world sounds too good to be true, it probably is. We don't doubt more people are interested or open to doing something like this than in the past, but for many people their bank accounts and bosses will keep standing in the way of this freedom.

2 years ago

5 Charts Showing Student Traveler Preferences in the U.S. and Abroad

5 Charts Showing Student Traveler Preferences in the U.S. and Abroad

Dan Peltier, Skift

Student travel is a market that travel brands have been serving for many years, but some brands now better understand its value and realize that giving students a great experience while they're young likely leads to repeat business when they're older.

3 years ago

Study Abroad Accommodations Site Student.com Raises $60 Million in Funding

Study Abroad Accommodations Site Student.com Raises $60 Million in Funding

Dan Peltier, Skift

The global student travel and accommodations market has yet to be organized in a consistent way, despite the financial promise of the sector and the particular needs of its participants.

3 years ago

Americans, Go Meet the World: Student Travel Before College Is the Best Prerequisite

Americans, Go Meet the World: Student Travel Before College Is the Best Prerequisite

Atle Skalleberg, Student Universe

Traveling abroad is the ultimate form of higher learning. Students would be well-advised to hit the road before hitting the books at college.

4 years ago

How Student Travelers Are Expanding Spend and Expanding Demographics

How Student Travelers Are Expanding Spend and Expanding Demographics

Skift

Destinations that students visit to study and love will likely end up being the entry point for future travels as an adult.

4 years ago

Seven Lessons From The Edge: The Future of Student Travel

Seven Lessons From The Edge: The Future of Student Travel

Atle Skalleberg, CEO, Student Universe

Lessons learned after more than a decade catering to student/youth travelers and the key trends as StudentUniverse looks to the future.

4 years ago

The New Student Traveler Is More Than Just Backpacks and Parties

The New Student Traveler Is More Than Just Backpacks and Parties

James O'Brien, Skift

Student travelers represent a key demographic for travel-brand growth, but only if brands commit to understanding the evolving wants and needs of this primarily youth-driven segment.

4 years ago

New Free Skift Report: The State of Student Travel

New Free Skift Report: The State of Student Travel

Rafat Ali, Skift

The student traveler is setting trends, prompting progressive airfare packages, fresh insights into how alternative accommodations can be designed, and they are seeking innovation on the part of the verticals that await them in-destination. Understand the changing State of Student Travel, download the report for free!

4 years ago