Mobile Bookings Up 126% Year-Over-Year

In-app and mobile web bookings have grown 126% year-over-year over triple digit growth the year prior. This growth comes just months after hotel content was introduced into the Flights by StudentUniverse app—the first mobile application with student airfares. In December alone, 27% of StudentUniverse’s hotel sales were made in the app. Top destinations booked included…

StudentUniverse Enters Into Global Agreement with Saudi Arabian Airlines

We are proud to announce our latest global agreement that will provide students with discounts on Saudia (Saudi Arabian Airlines) flights all over the world. Saudia is the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia and operates domestic and international flights to over 80 destinations in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America. Saudia is a…

How Does The Trump Travel Ban Affect Student Travel Plans?

We know that for many people, word of the travel bans imposed by President Trump on  January 27, 2017 have caused anxiety and concerns about upcoming student travel plans. As a company that helps many international students travel to the U.S. for leisure and study, and students and youth travel all over the world, StudentUniverse…

Air Transat Links Up with StudentUniverse to Help Students Travel from Canada to Europe for Less

For students looking to travel to France, Italy or the U.K. from Canada, they can now do so with student pricing with Air Transat on studentuniverse.com. While we have offered Air Transat flights on our site prior to this announcement, this is the first time verified students of any age will be able to access…

Travel Industry Changes: 2017, and Beyond

With the start of a new year comes an opportunity to look ahead at what 2017 may bring to the travel space—both as a whole and within the student segment. Here are some of our thoughts on what we can expect with the change of the calendar year:   It’s not human vs. bot, it’s…