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Stephanie Fox

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by Stephanie Fox on 26 February 2019

Experience The Midwest Clinic through a Professional Development Trip

Director's Choice has developed a special continuing education opportunity for up and coming music educators to experience the Midwest Clinic in...

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Travel Planning, Travel Benefits, Destinations, Clinics, Performance Travel, Chicago

by Stephanie Fox on 5 December 2018

Is your Travel Provider Travel Safe Certified?

Keeping students safe is our number one priority. That’s why Director’s Choice has taken the initiative and formally adopted safe industry standards...

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Travel Planning, SYTA, Trip Safety, Liability Insurance, SYTA Accredidation, Travel Advocacy, Safe Itinerary, Overnight Travel

by Stephanie Fox on 16 October 2018

It's Scientifically Proven that Student Travel Matters

Student travel is transformational, and we can prove it. A recent study by the Student Youth Travel Association (SYTA) gathered quantitative data...

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SYTA Accredidation, Performance Travel, Student Group Travel, Educational Travel, Overnight Travel

by Stephanie Fox on 5 September 2018

Betcha Didn't Know: 11 Fun Facts about Colorado Springs

Adventure. History. Majestic views. Colorado Springs has it all, making it an amazing destination for traveling student groups. But it's more than...
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Travel Benefits, Destinations, Student Group Travel, Affordable Travel

by Stephanie Fox on 17 August 2018

Seeking Industry Ambassadors: Do we have what it takes to inspire you?

These days who doesn't read all the online reviews of a product before they buy? We place a lot of trust in other buyers, listening to their...

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by Stephanie Fox on 18 July 2018

Motor coach Driver of the Year 2018 Announced

Motorcoach driver Rickey Bessent and New Mexico Texas Coaches out of Lubbock, TX, were awarded for going above and beyond to enhance the travel...

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motor coach safety, Travel Advocacy, Student Group Travel, driver of the year

by Stephanie Fox on 12 June 2018

Insider Tips to Planning the BIG Trip

We polled our most experienced student travel experts and have boiled down the 5 top tips to help you begin planning your group's overnight trip....

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Travel Planning, Trip Safety, Budgets, Destinations, SYTA Accredidation, Marching Band Trip, Performance Travel, Travel Advocacy

by Stephanie Fox on 30 May 2018

Making the Most of Summer Break

Summer break for directors like you is certainly well deserved. In fact, even science tells us that relaxing and taking a break is important. But,...

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Travel Planning, Student Group Travel, relax, summer break, recharge