Dual Membership

Thank you for your interest in the Student & Youth Travel Association, the premiere trade association for businesses that serve the student and youth travel market. SYTA is an organization well-suited for companies of many different sizes but every size has the same commitment to excellence and the belief that travel is an essential component to a child’s education.

By becoming a member of SYTA, members enjoy:

Education: Workshops and educational sessions at the SYTA Annual Conference as well as webinars and exclusive articles on topics of interest.

Support: Business growth ideas, resources, and promotional opportunities.

Knowledge: Shared information keeps members at the forefront of industry developments and enhancements.

Networking: Intimate access to leading decision-makers on both tour operator and supplier sides of the industry.

A wide variety of ways to get involved for personal and professional growth.

Here is a list of specific member benefits:

  • Access to members’ only website where you can research our tour operators and suppliers.
  • Membership contact list for tour operators and suppliers.
  • Electronic newsletter called e-SYTA News (sent bi-weekly), which keeps you informed of what’s happening in the SYTA community.

  • Opportunity to submit content for e-SYTA News, Teach & Travel, our social media channels, and more.

  • Receive a copy of Teach and Travel magazine with a subscription base of more than 40,000 teachers and educators involved in student travel. Members can also advertise in this publication.

  • Visibility in SYTA’s Educators Buyers Guide as well as the online directory at
  • Full voting rights for electing SYTA leaders.
  • Cultivate new business through co-op opportunities and invitations to local member events.
  • Opportunity to participate on a committee and network with key travel industry leaders.
  • Member pricing to attend our Annual Conference.
  • Build relationships with other members and connect with student tour operators.
  • Host a SYTA event for the Board of Directors, Annual Conference, Summit, SYTA Social, or the SYTA Youth Foundation.
  • Participate and attend workshops and webinars to enhance your education of the industry.
  • Earn your Certified Student Travel Professional (CSTP) designation or volunteer for a committee to get involved for personal or professional growth.

Click here for the Dual Membership application.


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