Nominated Awards




The Global Youth Travel Awards (GYTAs) formally recognise outstanding performers of international youth travel and reward WYSE Travel Confederation members and other stakeholders in the youth, student and educational travel industry who make an outstanding contribution to our industry.

Click on each category to learn more about each award, its 2016 winner and how you can apply. Applications for nominated awards close on Monday, 24 July 2017.


Highlighting an outstanding provider of education abroad programmes.


This Award recognises the organisation that demonstrates the greatest commitment to reducing its environmental impact, and to making green travel an important part of their operational activities.


An opportunity for exceptional marketers to be recognised within the youth travel industry.


This Award recognises organisations that give back to the local or global community through innovative social projects.


Highlighting how technology and youth travel go together like hostel and backpack.


This award recognises an outstanding provider of work experience programmes.


Spotlighting the power of travel blogs as a source of inspiration for young travellers in the planning stages of their trip and while on the road.


An award to remind us of the core values of our industry; providing positive, rewarding and memorable experiences that young people can carry into the future.


Showcasing outstanding volunteer projects in the youth travel segment.