Travel Adventures is the Preferred Travel Provider for TRiO Programs

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Travel Adventures Inc. has been recognized as preferred travel provider for many TRiO programs nationwide.

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empower teachers to create change by expanding the classroom to the world.

Travel Adventures Inc. has been recognized as preferred travel provider for many TRiO programs nationwide.

Helping students realize their potential, the TRiO Programs, which include Upward Bound, Gear UP, and Educational Talent Search, assist first-generation college students and students from disadvantaged backgrounds progress through the academic pipeline from middle school through post-baccalaureate programs. Its progressive mission also includes opportunities for lifelong learning through travel.

Since 1999, Travel Adventures has been partnering with TRiO programs to provide innovative educational student tours for hundreds of thousands of students and educators. Their experience includes more than 200 trips for Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math and Science, Talent Search, and Gear UP, to name a few. Tours combine culture, art, and science to prepare students for an education beyond high school, as well as visits to key colleges and universities around the country.

Travel Adventures arranges customized TRiO itineraries with visits to well-known universities, historical sites, museums and more. Students enjoy cultural experiences and are introduced to career and higher education options through hands-on experiences. Tours place an emphasis on learning and fun.

For instance, tours to Washington, D.C., can combine visits to acclaimed universities such as the College of William and Mary or George Washington University with visits to all of the inspiring monuments and museums, the White House and U.S. Capital Building, as well as a dinner theater experience.

Additionally, Travel Adventures works with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) around the country to schedule tours at these institutions. The tour operator also provides tours at colleges and universities around the country with a significant concentration of Hispanic students. Cultural and educational venues round out these visits. A few of Travel Adventures' most popular TRiO destinations include Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Washington, D.C. and Boston.

In recognition of teachers who goes the extra mile to offer invaluable experiences in student travel, all teachers working with Travel Adventures travel for free.

Travel Adventures is a student tour provider staffed by educators who understand the needs of teachers. It has served over one half million students since 1987 and its mission is to "empower teachers to create change by expanding the classroom to the world." To discover more about Travel Adventures and its many educational travel programs, visit TravelAdventures.com.

CONTACT: Dr. David Thompson, Educational Coordinator, Travel Adventures, Inc., 1175 S. Lapeer Road, Lapeer, MI 48446, Phone: 810-664-1777 X168, dthompson @ traveladventures.com.

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