26 10, 2017

Housing Coordinator

By |

About the job ~ The Housing & Transportation Coordinator is responsible for negotiating and managing all contracts for designated AAG provided & assisted housing services. The Coordinator will ensure that all provision are met for international J-1 visa participants while here in the United States. Ensure safe, secure, and adequate housing and transportation to [...]

24 10, 2017

Regional Account Manager – Denver, CO

By |

Primary Functions: The Regional Relationship Manager is responsible for the successful management of his/her designated portfolio of host company accounts and J-1 program participants located in the Colorado area, with a focus on in-person management and support of Denver and surrounding communities. Working in conjunction with the Directors of Programs, Strategic Development and Support [...]

16 10, 2017

Chief Commercial Officer

By |

Primary Functions: The Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) is an executive-level role, with the holder in collaboration with the President being responsible for the commercial strategy and the development of the organization. Specifically this involves activities relating to marketing, sales and product development to drive business growth and market share. The Chief Commercial [...]

5 10, 2017

Alliance Abroad Awarded Best Work Experience Provider

By |

For Immediate Release Austin, Texas October 2, 2017   Alliance Abroad Awarded Best Work Experience Provider Ubuntu Institute Partnership Recognized as Innovative Work Experience Program   Austin-based Alliance Abroad was recognized for the second year in a row at The World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) held this year in Montreal, Canada. During [...]

5 09, 2017

White House Plans to Eliminate J-1 Programs will Harm U.S. Hospitality and Tourism

By |

A proposed plan by the White House could cripple hospitality and tourism businesses across the nation. In a recent study commissioned by the Alliance for Cultural Exchange the independent research firm, EurekaFacts, validates the potential doom and gloom for seasonal, summer and hospitality businesses that rely on the help of foreign students and interns [...]

14 08, 2017

Once in a Lifetime Experiences

By |

Life-defining moments are always unforgettable.  For Vanja Dokic, a third year hospitality and tourism student, that pivotal moment happened almost a year ago. The decision to volunteer at the annual World Youth Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) last year in his hometown of Belgrade, Serbia, determined his destiny.  After seven days at the conference, interacting [...]

5 07, 2017

Summer Businesses Are In Trouble

By |

An End to Summer Work Travel Programs Could End Seasonal and Summer Businesses Summer is here and you’ve probably got fun-filled vacation plans. Maybe you’re looking forward to going to the beach, vacationing at your favorite resort, dining out at great restaurants, taking the kids to water or amusement parks? So are thousands of [...]

26 06, 2017

Happy Independence Day!

By |

Enjoy Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness! Every red-blooded, flag-waving, country-loving American knows that The Fourth of July is a day of great historic and national significance. Independence Day is a federal holiday marked by joyful celebrations in rural towns and sprawling cities across the nation. Americans show their patriotism by adorning their [...]

26 06, 2017

Cultural Exchanges Creates Global Communities and Lasting Friendships

By |

Global travel is an incredible experience, but traveling to a foreign country accompanied by 20 locals who happen to be friends, is one of the many gifts of cultural exchange! Gary Richards is a Sandusky, Ohio resident currently in Turkey, exploring the historic, beautiful and culturally-rich country with the many Turkish friends he met [...]

7 06, 2017

Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead Goes Above and Beyond to Recruit the Very Best

By |

Running a luxury hospitality brand isn’t easy. People are what make the experience, but finding the type of people who truly care about delivering a unique customer experience can be challenging.  That’s why at Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, they search for people with a “heart for hospitality.” In an industry plagued by fierce [...]