The Role of Growth Hacking in the future of the Education Travel Industry

Growth hacking has become a hot topic in the business world. This is because it has proven to be a very effective way for companies to increase their revenue and profitability without having to invest heavily into traditional marketing strategies. ALTO invited Zohe Mustafa Founder of London based agency GrowthHakka to take a look at

2022-09-15T13:38:20+00:00

Overcoming Adversity – Resilience and Strength

In this energy booster session Michelle Griffith Robinson former Olympic athlete talked about ways to ‘bounce back’ and ‘dig deep’ in times of adversity. The last 18 months has been a challenging time for many people and companies. We have all had our OWN journey. The workshop ‘Resilience and Strength’ allowed participants to think about their

2021-10-01T16:43:06+00:00

Taking care of yourself- and your employees- can be the best professional and personal thing to do

In the midst of so many challenges, during Mental Health Month, just when leaders' and employees’ resilience is critical, we invited Silvia Garcia, to share how to boost our energy, resilience and mobilize our resources to emerge from the crisis. Silvia Garcia is the former global director of the Institute of Happiness at work, at

2021-05-12T08:49:06+00:00

ALTO Open Event

International education industry leaders gathered online to discuss the findings of the ALTO Pulse Q1 2021 report and address specific destination country issues in smaller groups last Friday. ALTO opened the invitation to non-member organisations to encourage them to find out more about the value of being part of the ALTO community and to showcase

2021-03-30T11:36:51+00:00

Drawing ALTO’s futures – Webinar by Richard Jaimes and Konstantinos Manginis

Faced with a constantly changing business environment, our leaders in international education should be ready for any possible scenarios in the short and long term future and prepare strategic plans to reduce the element of surprise to a minimum. We invited Richard Jaimes and Konstantinos Manginis Founders of TurningPoint Management Consultancy to show us

2021-09-30T12:43:57+00:00

A decade with ALTO

Ten years ago, ALTO members made the decision to re-invent the association and, taking a huge leap of faith, separated from WYSETC to form an independent professional association serving the needs of top-level industry professionals in the language travel industry. The first ALTO Board (David Anthonisz – Chair, David Brown – Treasurer, Santuza Bicalho

2020-12-10T14:57:40+00:00

ALTO Online: An Industry United

An event report By Matthew Knott ST Magazine News Editor The Association of Language Travel Organisations, the organisation of schools and agencies, has agreed a number of initiatives for the coming year, including the establishment of a best practice charter, a mediation panel and an industry barometer, as well as a reduction in membership fees. The plans

2020-12-10T10:14:02+00:00

Living well on the go – lifestyle tips for travellers

In this webinar, nutritionist and health expert Ruth Tongue explored the key factors influencing behaviour change and making habits ‘stick’ for life. She explained why it’s essential to consider the following factors (outlined in the Self-Determination Theory), that affect our motivation to change, when thinking about developing new habits: 1. Competence -  the need to

2020-02-24T15:28:25+00:00