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travel in Amsterdam

Travel & Tourism student trips to Amsterdam

Amsterdam is unique, tolerant and vibrant. Ranked as one of the top 25 safest cities, it is easy to navigate and has a wealth of museums, galleries and picturesque streets. It is a premier tourist destination and an ideal city for Travel and Tourism students to visit on an educational trip.

A canal cruise is the best way to get an overall perspective on Amsterdam, its history, its layout and its attractions. Gently gliding through the centre of the city you will see the tightly-packed towering warehouses and magnificent merchant’s houses that were built during the 17th century, the Dutch “Golden Age”.

Other excursions offered by Equity include visits to De Efteling Theme Park, Duinrell Amusement Park and Madame Tussauds, in order to see how different tourist attractions function, and the challenges they face in a highly competitive leisure market.

 

Suggested Itinerary

 

Accommodation

Amsterdam Accommodation - Meininger Hotel Amsterdam

Meininger Hotel Amsterdam

  • Located in the business district, quick access to the city centre
  • Safe, and well equipped for schools

A modern 3* hotel with schools and groups in mind, a popular choice for everyone.

Location: Placed in the business district of Amsterdam and suitably place by the Sloterdijk station - which means a quick 5 minute ride into the city centre.

Facilities: 24hr reception, free Wi-Fi, free luggage store room, games room.

Accommodation: Rooms with up to 6 beds – singles, doubles and bunks, flat screen TV with satellite access, en-suite rooms throughout.

Meals: Dining room with full meal options, guest kitchen and snack bar.

Amsterdam Accommodation - Hotel IBIS

Hotel IBIS

  • Centrally located with everything within reaching distance
  • Great for those on a budget

A popular choice for those wanting convenience, low cost and ease of access citywide the IBIS is a great choice for everyone.

Location: Situated next to Amsterdam’s main train station means that everything there is to do in this fine city is within minutes of your doorstep.

Facilities:Wi-Fi, computer and printer access free of charge, luggage storage.

Accommodation: Double or triple rooms, flat screen satellite TV, en-suite facilities.

Meals: All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet, on site restaurant for evening meals.

Amsterdam Accommodation - Stayokay Vondelpark

Stayokay Vondelpark

  • Large, modern hostel in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Perfect for large groups

Situated next to the large Vondelpark urban park space, this modern hostel is well suited to large groups wanting the convenience of being in the heart of a vibrant city.

Location: Sat on the edge of the Vondelpark, minutes away from several popular museums and public transport access.

Facilities: Common room with internet access, luggage room, snack bar.

Accommodation: Twin and single en-suite rooms available to staff, 4-10 bed en-suite rooms for students.

Meals: Full breakfast and lunch buffets, and 3 course dinner buffet available.

 

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!


Subject Specific Excursions

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Sit back relax and enjoy the sights of historic and picturesque Amsterdam, with its bridges canals and merchant houses in the best possible way, on a canal cruise.

De Efteling Theme Park

The De Efteling Theme Park is the oldest theme park in the world and the largest in the Netherlands. Every year it attracts over 4 million visitors and has become the most popular tourist daytrip destination in the country.

Duinrell Amusement Park

One of the most beautiful amusement parks of the Netherlands, set in stunning forest and dunes, near the beach and The Hague, Duinrell makes for a fun and exciting day out.

Madame Tussauds

This branch of the famous waxworks museum provides opportunities to interact with some of the celebrity exhibits as well as learning about how waxworks are made. Pose with the stars and make your own film.

World of Ajax

Home of AFC Ajax, this stadium not only hosts the football club's home matched but international and champion's league games as well as music concerts. Take a guided tour of the stadium where you'll get to go pitch side, visit the museum and check out the media suite.

 

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travel in New York

TRAVEL & TOURISM student trips to
New York

Around fifty million people visit New York each year. Not surprisingly, it frequently features in the top ten tourist cities in the world, and some of its attractions are the most iconic and recognisable buildings in the world. Add in its wealth of hotels, restaurants, shops, bars, nightclubs, music venues, cafés, galleries and museums and New York’s suitability as a destination for a Travel and Tourism educational trip becomes unquestionable.

Students on an Equity college or university trip to New York have a range of specially selected excursions. These include a walking tour of Central Park, where the beauty of this vast city green space is given fresh perspective through highlighting the many films and television programmes that have used it as a location or backdrop.

Other specialist excursions include visits to Madam Tussaud’s New York, The Empire State Building and the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at the Rockefeller Center.

 

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Accommodation

New York Accommodation - West Side YMCA

West Side YMCA

  • Just off Central Park
  • Swimming Pool

The West Side YMCA Hostel is located just off Central Park West, close to the Lincoln Centre, Broadway and Carnegie Hall.

Location: Moments away from well known landmarks including Central Park, Lincoln Centre and Broadway, public transport is within reach too.

Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, full gym facilities, pool, housekeeping, 24 hour reception and security.

Accommodation: Single and double rooms available to staff, double rooms (bunks) for students. Same sex bathroom facilities located on each floor.

Meals: In house restaurant, meals in local restaurants can also be provided.

New York Accommodation - Comfort Inn Chelsea

Comfort Inn Chelsea

  • Trendy Chelsea location
  • Basic, yet well equipped and comfortable

This hotel is located within the fashionable Chelsea area of Manhattan. Providing a view of the Empire State Building.

Location: Walking distance from Penn Station, Port Authority of New York, and 23rd Street Station. Numerous sites such as Chinatown, Central Park and the Museum of Modern Art are also a stones throw away.

Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, small gym, tour desk, 24 hour reception.

Accommodation: Single and doubles available to staff, double rooms up to 5 per room available to students. En suite bathroom facilities.

Meals: Buffet breakfast is available. Local restaurants can be arranged for dinners.

New York Accommodation - Wolcott Hotel

Wolcott Hotel

  • Central Manhattan
  • Full of charm and character

A hotel situated in central Manhattan on 31st street, this hotel is full of charm and character with its grand décor and welcoming reception. Located just a short walk from the Empire State building this popular hotel provides all the main amenities along with a shop, small meeting room.

Location: Short distance from public transport stops, Empire State Building 3 blocks away, numerous landmarks within easy reach.

Facilities:Small gym, small conference room, newsagents, luggage room, free Wi-Fi.

Accommodation: Single and double available for staff, doubles - up to 4 persons per room - available for students. All rooms en-suite, TV.

Meals: Local restaurants and diners can be arranged for meals.

 

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!


Subject Specific Excursions

Central Park Movie Sites (Walking) Tour

Take a tour of world famous Central Park, the most filmed location in the world, where hundreds of memorable movie moments were shot. Visit landmarks in the park such as Bow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Gapstow Bridge, The Dairy, Sheep’s Meadow, Cherry Hill, and the skyline of the Upper West Side.

Empire State Building & New York Skyride

Combine the thrill of NY SKYRIDE with the spectacular views from the Empire State Building's 86th Floor Observation Deck.

Madame Tussaud's New York

Experience the excitement and success of one of the most popular and well known attractions in the world. Take a tour around the museum and discover how Madame Tussauds has become a global and multi-million dollar sensation.

New York TV & Movie Sites Tour

More than just your standard New York Tour, this fantastic film tour is guided by some of New York’s best actors and actresses. Certified tour guides will test student knowledge of every TV theme song they can remember and share lots of TV and movie trivia along the way.

Top of the Rock Observation Deck

Climb to the top of the Rockefeller centre and take in the dramatic and stunning panoramic views of New York City from the 259 metre high observation deck.

 

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Travel & Tourism student trips to Barcelona

The capital of Catalonia is a stylistically vibrant, culturally distinct, cosmopolitan city. Art, architecture, sport, cuisine, music, and a Mediterranean coastline combine to make Barcelona a fascinatingly diverse destination for students on a Travel and Tourism educational trip.

Students have the opportunity to visit Port Aventura, Spain’s most popular theme park. A single location that comprises rides, shows, hotels, restaurants, shops, bars and conference centers, a tour of Port Aventura offers a superb insight into numerous issues, challenges and innovations in Travel and Tourism.

Other excursions include sporting attractions such as the FC Barcelona Museum at the iconic Camp Nou Stadium and the Olympic Village at Montjuïc. A further option is for students to see the inner workings of the hospitality industry during a behind-the-scenes visit to a hotel.

The excursions Equity has selected can be organized into tailor-made itineraries to suit the study requirements of individual college or university trips.

 

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Accommodation

Barcelona Accommodation - Equity Point Centric

Equity Point Centric

  • Right in the heart of the city, next to some iconic locations
  • Well equipped, modern hostel

Equity Point's flagship hostel is situated in a fully refurbished Modernist building slotted perfectly in between high end boutiques, hotels and architectural masterpieces.

Location: Found on the Passeig de Gracia, next to Placa Catalunya and Las Ramblas and walking distance from numerous public transport points.

Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, information desk and tour bookings, common room, 24 hour reception, no lockout, luggage room.

Accommodation: Single and twin en-suite rooms available to staff, double to dorm sized en-suite rooms for students. All with satellite TV and Wi-Fi access.

Meals: Breakfast buffet.

Barcelona Accommodation - Roma Reial

Roma Reial

  • Great choice for groups on a budget
  • Located in the Gothic Quarter

A well established, no-frills hotel in the heart of Barcelona, ideal for colleges and universities looking to explore the city with minimal fuss.

Location: Located in the Plaza Reial, 100m walk from the nearest metro (Liceu), and several bus stops. Short walks away from main sites such as the cathedral, Las Ramblas, Picasso Museum and the Boqueria food market.

Facilities:Free Wi-Fi, 24 hour reception, reception meeting area.

Accommodation: Double, triple or quadruple rooms available. All equipped with TV, free Wi-Fi and daily housekeeping.

Meals: In-house restaurant with breakfast buffet, and dinners available.

 

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!


Subject Specific Excursions

Montserrat

Discover one of Spain’s most sacred sites just outside Barcelona to which pilgrims have travelled for hundreds of years. Visit the Montserrat's large art museum housing 6 permanent collections and 2 temporary exhibitions. The museum covers a broad historical period with artefacts from 13th century BC to modern works.

Port Aventura

Port Aventura is one of Europe's most exciting Theme Parks and attracts around 4 million visitors per year making it the most visited theme park in Spain.

FC Barcelona Museum - Camp Nou Stadium Tour

The Camp Nou Football Stadium, home of Barcelona Football Club, has a capacity of 98,787, making it the largest stadium in Europe, and the tenth largest in the world. The Camp Nou Tour includes a visit to the Club Museum, where you can admire all the different trophies, photographs and personal belongings of the legendary stars that have helped make FC Barcelona what it is today.

Visit to a tourism university

CETT is one of the most important prestigious centres of studies in Barcelona. On this tour, students will discover the different activities and facilities on offer as well as understand what restaurant, hotel accommodations and travel agent operations involve. (Visits are not available in September, October and May or in the Christmas and Easter holidays)

Hotel backstage visit

A special visit for students of Tourism, this tour includes a visit of the main areas of a hotel: reception, front office, back office, bar/restaurant, rooms, where a representative of the hotel will explain how the different departments are connected and how each section contributes to the day to day running of the hotel.

 

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Travel & Tourism student trips to London

London is one of the most important destinations in the world, attracting around 15 million overseas visitors each year, not to mention millions more domestic tourists.

On an Equity educational trip to London, students learn what makes the British capital so attractive. They experience some of the key attractions, learning about the hospitality, catering, marketing and health and safety efforts required to maintain the city’s reputation as a premier destination.

There are a selection of excursions available, allowing each college or university trip to be tailored to their specific study requirements.

A walking tour of the Olympic site explores the effect the Games have had on the area, and the potential legacy impact on London’s tourism. Going up in the London Eye not only showcases its most popular paid attraction, it is a superb viewing platform to gain an overview of the city’s other main sites. While at Madame Tussauds, students observe how a major tourist attraction operates on a daily basis.

 

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Accommodation

London Accommodation - Royal National Hotel

Royal National Hotel

  • Great value hotel standard accommodation in the heart of London

In terms of value and location the Royal National hotel is second to none in London.

Location: Located just off central Russell Square the hotel is opposite the British Museum and walking distance from the West End.

Facilities: As well as a sizeable restaurant the hotel also offers a cafe and bar area in the reception area as well as meeting rooms and a gift shop. The hotel is entirely wheelchair accessible.

Accommodation: Twin or triple rooms are normally offered for students with singles or twins for staff. All rooms are en-suite with televisions and tea & coffee making facilities.

Meals: breakfast is served daily in the hotel’s restaurant and evening meals are also available.

London Accommodation - Generator Hostel

Generator Hostel

  • Great value central base for exploring London
  • Ideal for groups on a budget

This popular hostel offers quite simply the best value central accommodation for student groups in the capital.

Location: A short walk from Russell Square the hostel is a stone’s throw from the West End and all of the city’s major attractions.

Facilities: Showers and toilet facilities on every floor. The hostel offers a restaurant and bar on-site as well as pool tables, meeting room and Wi-Fi.

Accommodation: Basic dorm room with 6, 8 and 12 bedded options for students. Single and twins available for staff. All rooms equipped with wash basins

Meals: Daily breakfast is served in the restaurant along with evening meals if required.

 

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!


Subject Specific Excursions

London Eye

Night or day the London Eye offers spectacular views of London from high above the River Thames. As the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom, the London Eye is visited by over 3.5 million people per year.

Madame Tussauds

Millions of people have flocked through the doors of Madame Tussauds since they first opened over 200 years ago and it remains just as popular as it ever was. Mingle with your favourite celebrity wax figures at one of London's most famous attractions.

Thorpe Park

A thrilling day out and excellent resource for Travel and Tourism students, a trip to Thorpe Park creates excellent opportunity for conducting a case study on the workings of a huge tourist attraction on the ground. A student pack is available to maximise the impact of the visit.

London Olympic site tour

Witness one of the largest urban regeneration projects ever undertaken on a guided tour of the Olympic village.

Emirates Stadium Tours

Explore behind the scenes at Arsenal with an audio tour including a trip to the stadium's museum.

 

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