Rustic Pathways Awarded 2017 Best Teen Travel Provider
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Rustic Pathways Awarded 2017 Best Teen Travel Provider

We’re very excited to announce that Rustic Pathways was named 2017 Best Youth Tour Operator during the Global Youth Travel Awards Sept. 28 in Montreal!

The awards are presented at the annual World Youth and Student Travel Conference by the World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation to recognize outstanding performers in the youth, student, and educational travel industry. In addition to winning this year’s award, Rustic Pathways also won Best Youth Tour Operator in 2015 and was runner-up last year.

Rustic awarded best youth tour operator

Our CFO, Oz Hackett, on stage at the Global Youth Travel Awards gala on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, in Montreal.

Thank you for voting for Rustic Pathways! We’re proud to lead the student travel industry. We work hard to provide each and every student with a powerful, truly life-changing travel experience that helps them better understand the world and each other, while positively impacting our communities around the world.

This past summer more than 4,500 students traveled with us to 17 countries. They returned home more empathetic, with greater global understanding, and in the past few weeks we’ve already seen the ways in which they are creating change in their home communities, as well as staying involved with their new friends abroad.

Here’s to creating an even bigger impact in 2018!

Interested in traveling with an award-winning student travel provider? Request a 2018 program catalog!

About the Author

Scott Ingram

Scott is the Director of Admissions at Rustic Pathways. He has spent the last 15 years in the student travel and experiential education world. Before helping families find the perfect Rustic Pathways program, he led gap year programs that took students around the world and spent three years teaching English in Japan.