We should try to take our kids out of their living rooms, and out of their bedrooms and send them into the world because they need to collect some experiences and they are not going to find that in their mobile phones.
Ireland wants 15% of students at tertiary level to be international by 2020, which reflects current numbers growing by a third to reach this target. A new four-year strategy has been unveiled: Ireland Educated, Globally Connected.
Agents have a particular role to play in our industry, but at the same time it is obviously because schools have not invested in the technology of how to reach the market directly. Why should our industry be any different to any other?
Where students live when they study overseas is a big deal and as the international student market grows, so are the big deals in the accommodation investment space. Amy Baker reports on the trends in accommodation worldwide.
Instead of having people think about volunteer travel as a thing where you have rich people going to help poor people, it is rather an idea of people travelling anywhere in the world to make a positive difference.