About Us

Educational Tours & Travel Corporation
Founded in 1974

We provide custom group travel for preformed groups. Your tour is customized to the destination(s) of your choice and your specifications. Tours typically include air and/or ground transportation, lodging, activities, pre-arranged site visits, and includes meals and gratuities.

Additionally, when you travel with Educational Tours you receive the following:

National Tour Association

NTA is the leading business association for companies and organizations that serve customers traveling to, from, and within North America. NTA’s 700 buyer members are tour operators and travel planners who package travel product domestically and around the world. NTA seller members — 500 destinations and 1,100 tour suppliers — represent product in all 50 U.S. states, each Canadian province and more than 40 other countries.

By belonging to NTA, Educational Tours is part of an elite group of travel professionals who take pride in being the very best. NTA members must meet some of the highest standards in the industry including:

The bottom line is that the NTA designation is your mark of confidence.

Educational Tours is well connected with thousands of other NTA members, including hotels, attractions, restaurants, airlines, cruise lines and destinations. These partnerships mean that we are able to offer each and every one of our customers the best in choice, quality, and value.


International Airlines Travel Agent Network

International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN) is a department of IATA (International Air Transport Association) and has been servicing all aspects of the US Travel and Tourism industry for more than 20 years. IATAN’s mission is to promote professionalism, administer meaningful and impartial business standards, and provide cost-effective products and services that benefit the travel industry. Through the use of its informational and other resources, IATAN provides a vital link between the supplier community and the U.S. travel distribution network.

Student & Youth Travel Association

Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA) is the non-profit, professional trade association that promotes student & youth travel and seeks to foster integrity and professionalism among student and youth travel service providers. It is the premier association of businesses dedicated to providing life enhancing travel experiences to students and young people. Its mission is to instill confidence in its travelers by establishing quality and safety standards for travel providers, and empowering its members through advocacy, education, training, and networking opportunities.

SYTA member companies, such as Educational Tours, meet stringent criteria for financial stability and adhere to the SYTA Code of Ethics. SYTA’s insurance and consumer protection requirements protect our customers. SYTA tour operators are continually educated with respect to student travel, safety and security, and best industry practices in an ongoing effort to be the best in the industry.

Airline Reporting Corporation

Airline Reporting Corporation (ARC) is an airline-owned company serving the travel industry with financial services, data products and services, ticket distribution, original travel solutions, and settlement in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa. With a mission to advance and unify the global air travel community by delivering trusted solutions, proven expertise, and flexible technology, ARC accredits travel agencies in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.

highest standards of professionalism

Memberships in Reputable Associations in the Travel Industry

What Educational Tours Can Offer You

Travel is the best way to learn about the world, and our guided tours make it easy to get to the heart of a destination.
We draw on over 50 years of experience and a rich network of local experts to create one-of-a-kind group travel experiences.

Custom Brochures
Handpicked Hotels
Airfare Options
Groups of All Sizes

Make an Online Payment

We do not accept debit cards for online payments.  If you want to pay from an account linked to a debit card, please pay using the “ACH Payment” link or send a check via US mail.  By continuing with your online card payment, you confirm the card being used is a credit card.