Local Travel Industry Professional Elected To Board of Directors of International Association that Promotes Quality Student/Youth Travel Services
June 26, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsLapeer, MI – John Krish, General Manager of Travel Adventures, Inc. in Lapeer, MI has been elected to the Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA®) 2005-2006 Board of Directors. Elections took place at the recently held 10th Annual SYTA Conference in Boston, Massachusetts with a record number of participants in attendance. A major travel industry event, the SYTA conference attracts leading student/youth travel professionals, suppliers, destinations and attractions from the U.S., Canada, and around the world.
Mr. Krish will serve as an Active Member Director to assist in providing leadership and direction for SYTA, a growing association whose mission is to promote and support integrity and professionalism among student and youth travel service providers. His years of experience in the travel industry will be an asset for the over 700 members the Board represents.
The Student & Youth Travel Association, “The Voice of Student and Youth Travel®,” is a non-profit, professional trade association, which was formed in 1997. Members of SYTA include tour operators, attractions, convention & visitor bureaus, state/provincial offices of tourism, hotels/hostels, restaurants, theaters, transportation and other organizations involved in student and youth travel. Current Active members (tour operators) of SYTA account for over $1.5 billion in student and youth travel, providing trips for over 2.2 million participants each year. For more information contact the SYTA office at (800) 509-7982 x207 or visit them on-line at www.syta.org.