Senior stakeholders in the study travel sector have acknowledged that 2020 was, to paraphrase the Queen of England, an "annus horribilis", at an event hosted by the Forum for Leaders in Language Travel.
Study travel agents are overwhelmingly in support of a student fee protection solution, a FELCA survey has shown, with the agent association now exploring options to boost confidence and trust in the sector.
The European Association of Quality Agencies (EAQA) has been recognised by ICEF and FELCA as an accredited agency association. Established in 2011, EAQA aims to support agents in European countries were there is no established national agency association.
Beijing Overseas Study Service Association (BOSSA) in China is to launch an online application form for clients applying to Korean institutions to circumvent fraudulent Chinese agents. The move was one of many Asia-centric topics discussed at K Conference in Korea, with key agency associations aiming to leverage student traffic to and within Asia.