The action behind the Mission  – Advancing, promoting and sustaining the field of educational affinity travel

ETC dedicates itself to cultivating deep conversation about purposeful innovation, sharing best practices, broadening relationships, and working for the collective advancement of our members by:

  • Building a community of experienced travel constituencies
  • Serving the educational, research and business needs faced by our members
  • Fostering professional development, mentoring, communication and B-to-B collaboration among global travel providers
  • Facilitating travel planner, provider and supplier creative collaborations in the delivery of unique lifelong learning tours valued by affinity travelers
  • Furthering sustainable business practices
  • Strengthening and expanding strategic alliances to benefit a robust global professional network

ETC members, their institutions, and their companies are served through offline and online resources, education, training, and collegial exchanges. The primary information nexus is the ETC online educational travel platform delivering content driven tools for colleagues to communicate quickly with one another and efficiently search the member database for timely connections and relevant information as well as access educational resources of strategic importance to their jobs and success of their travel programs.