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Travel Impact Challenge Testimonials

Mar 23, 2021

Your Big Year’s (Virtual) Travel Impact Challenge is fast approaching, with applications closing March 29.

This is a 4-day, online, dynamic program for 16-20 year olds designed to bridge cultural divides, increase engagement with the travel and tourism industry, and provide young people with a transformative, hands-on and collaborative way to meet and work with peers from around the world. In addition, by participating you will learn about future career possibilities in tourism, hospitality, and marketing directly from industry professionals.

SYTA asked past students to talk about their experience with the 2020 Travel Impact Challenge and how it affected them and what they learned. Check it out:

As Dayana said, “I made new friends from all over the world, with such various backgrounds. I think this is a really amazing and valuable experience.”

To apply for this year’s adventure or nominate a student, April 15-18, head to