17 04, 2018

Program Administrator

2018-04-17T20:52:27+00:00 By |

Position Overview:  Responsible for ensuring support and assistance to assigned portfolio of AAG program participants for the Summer Work Travel, Intern, Trainee, Teacher and H2B programs.  Our primary goal is to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all of our participants while they are in the United States, and to ensure that program [...]

15 03, 2018

Supporting Exchange Programs in Washington DC | Advocacy Day March 8 2018

2018-03-20T15:47:25+00:00 By |

The Alliance Abroad team helped support international exchange during a rally in Washington DC on March 8.We were particularly happy to hear Congressman Henry "Hank" Johnson's (D-GA) spirited defense of these programs:"Department of State international exchange programs are a proven and cost-effective way for the United States to remain internationally competitive, develop American leaders, and [...]

5 10, 2017

Alliance Abroad Awarded Best Work Experience Provider

2018-04-19T14:45:02+00:00 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

2017-09-05T12:29:17+00:00 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

2017-08-14T23:33:00+00:00 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

2017-08-01T22:02:52+00:00 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!

2017-08-01T22:07:59+00:00 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

2017-08-01T22:14:57+00:00 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

2017-08-01T22:10:52+00:00 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 [...]

26 05, 2017

Land of the Free Because of the Brave

2017-08-01T22:09:38+00:00 By |

Memorial Day is a revered American holiday that honors the memory, patriotism, courage and ultimate sacrifice of American soldiers. In 1971, the last Monday in May was declared the official day for observing the memories of the men and women who lost their lives while serving in the United States military. In the years [...]