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Educators Explore Program Possibilities in Iceland

Professors trekked through the inside of a glacier during an exploratory trip.
My name is Jenny Burkholder and I’m a Tour Coordinator at Fellowship Travel International (FTI). This January, I had the honor of hosting an amazing group of faculty and staff on an exploratory trip to Iceland. The group represented 13 colleges and universities across the country that were interested in developing a short-term program in Iceland. Together, we toured Reykjavik,...

FTI Team’s Summer Trips

Learning to paddle board in Antigua
Our team lives and breathes travel. This passion for travel is what drives us to help others see & experience the world for themselves. During the summer, our team members caught up with old friends, took in the sights, & relaxed by the beach, in destinations around the globe. Here are a couple things they saw along the way: Jeremy &...

Cuba: 5 Topics for Students to Study

Professor in Havana, Cuba teaching in front of a blackboard.
Cuba is education focused. As a result, its people are exceptionally receptive to educational groups. People-to-people trips allow you to engage in open discussion with the Cuban people, while studying an array of academic foci. In addition to Cuba’s vibrant culture & complex history, students can study a variety of subjects ranging from Political Science to the Arts. 1. Healthcare...

5 Reasons to Plan a Faculty-led Trip to Cuba

Introduce your students to a destination that feels frozen in time, where retro cars still claim the streets, and colorful, colonial-era homes create a tapestry of historical charm. Faculty-led study abroad programs are one of the few ways that Americans can legally visit this fascinating country. Seize the opportunity to create a custom-made, Cuba itinerary for your next study...

FTI Now Offers Custom Faculty-led Programs to Cuba!

Student interviewing two Cuban woman in traditional Cuban dresses.
The long-awaited day has arrived! We're now one of a small number of U.S. travel providers able to work directly with providers in Cuba. What does that mean to you? There’s no middle man. Working directly with our ground partners, we can ensure that our clients receive quality service at the best value. So, our unique, experiential itineraries meet both...

Why Iceland is Perfect for Faculty-led Trips

In the past few years, Iceland has been listed as an "up & coming" destination. In 2015 alone, the country’s tourism industry grew by 30 percent – welcoming more than 1.2 million tourists. Iceland offers a rich history, unique culture & a plethora of natural wonders for students to explore. Many colleges & universities have begun short-term programs studying topics...

Donations for Japan

Japanese Blossom
In honor of our Ticketing Agent, Mika, and her family and friends still living in Japan, we would like to provide some links where you can send donations to help the many Japanese families in need. The Japanese Red Cross is now accepting donations directly (via Google). Donations are calculated in Japanese yen. $20 = about 1600 yen. $1 of...