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May 2015 issue
News Round Up
Inside the industry
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Study Travel agent marketing
In an industry that spans the world, as well as numerous education sectors, products and target markets, it is no surprise to find that popular marketing techniques used by study travel agents vary widely. Bethan Norris talks to some of the marketing pioneers in the study travel agent industry and finds out how agents on the ground are keeping up with new marketing trends.
The value of the Swiss franc shot up in January, which gave agency business a boost, but also devalued commission payments, as Claire Twyman reports.
Canada secondary school survey
Agent usage among students studying at Canadian high schools was high this year, while the majority of international students preferred homestay as an accommodation option. Bethan Norris reports.
Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
While the majority of boarding schools in the UK are to be found in England, there is excellent provision in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales which should not be overlooked, says Jane Vernon Smith.
Keith Segal, President of guard.me International Insurance, talks about his early days and how his experience in the study travel and insurance industries has enriched his life.
California is the most populous state in the USA. It is also one of the most popular states for international students to visit, and with good reason. Join Nicola Hancox as she samples laid back surf culture, takes a bike ride across a huge orange bridge and goes in search of a famous hillside sign.
Stunning South Africa
The Rainbow Nation of South Africa lives up to its name through its diversity of cultures, landscapes, activities and tastes. Matthew Knott gets ready for an adventure.