WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN

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NYC & DC STUDENT ENGAGEMENT MASTERCLASS

INTENSIVE TRAINING IN NEW YORK CITY & WASHINGTON, DC

FEBRUARY 16-20, 2023

SMALL GROUP SIZE

The International Tour Management Institute (ITMI) and TripSchool are proud to present this Student Masterclass – combining decades of experience into this first ever collaboration!

Washington, D.C. & New York City are two of  the most popular routes for student tours, and are central points of arrival and departure for a variety of adult tour itineraries.

Student tours require a fine balance between education and fun.  This training increases your value and teaches you stories, techniques and engagement strategies to make your student groups love your tour!

We give you the tools to keep the students attention and make your tours educational, fun and immersive.

Your instructors: 

  • Carol Kendrick and Mitch Bach (DC)
  • Carol Kendrick and Alan Armijo (NYC)

$299 PER PERSON NYC

$299 PER PERSON DC

$499 PER PERSON FOR BOTH CITIES (SAVE $99)

EARLYBIRD COMPLETE PACKAGE SAVE $149!

THE FIRST 15 PEOPLE WHO SIGN UP FOR BOTH CITIES WILL RECEIVE THE EARLYBIRD DISCOUNT! DO NOT DELAY, THESE WILL GO QUICKLY!

YOU WILL BE REDIRCTED to TripSchool’s payment processing platform, where you will be able to make your selection.

Deposit and Booking Conditions: $99 non-refundable deposit is required for each city. The balance is due 30 days before the beginning of the trip.

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MASTERCLASS INCLUSIONS

YOU WILL BE REDIRCTED to TripSchool’s payment processing platform.

Deposit and Booking Conditions: $99 non-refundable deposit is required for each city. The balance is due 30 days before the beginning of the trip.

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Transportation to/from the start and end cities
  • Hotel Accommodation (a roommate request sheet and group hotel link will be added closer to trip time.).
  • Inter-City Transportation (you’re responsible for flights, trains and public transportation passes. We’ll provide plenty of guidance to get you prepared), 
  • Tour Director gratuity at your discretion

CANCELLATION POLICY: A minimum of 15 guests must be booked to avoid cancellation. Bookings will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. 100% cancellation (less $99 administrative fee) if cancelled 1 month prior to beginning of the Masterclass. No refunds will be issued for cancellations within 4 weeks of the beginning of the Masterclass. 

MASTERCLASS ITINERARY

Washington D.C.

If there’s one city to master at the beginning of your career, it’s DC. We will show you how to keep it engaging and fun with special stops, unusual stories, scavenger hunts and games. Students learn best when they are giving compelling commentary and interactive ways to explore. We will cover “new” ways to present the highlights of DC, including:

  • Memorials: Lincoln, Korea, Vietnam, WWII, MLK, FDR & Jefferson
  • The White House Area
  • Ford’s Theater, National Portrait Gallery & Chinatown
  • The new Southwest Waterfront
  • The National Mall museums + Holocaust Museum 
  • Arlington National Cemetety
 

General Timing

Day 1 – Feb 16

– 8:30am-6pm

Day 2 – Feb 17

– 8:30am-6pm

Day 3 – Feb 18

– Depart for NYC

NYC

NYC can be intimidating to even the most experienced Tour Directors. Students are automatically drawn to the lights, sounds and energy of the city so learning how to focus their attention is key.

We will not only show you some of the best places to take students, but also those weird and fun stories that will keep them entertained. PLUS all the special hidden gems and secret tips that make you look like you’ve always led tours here!

  • Central Park
  • Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center & Grand Central Terminal
  • Columbus Circle & Lincoln Center
  • Times Square
  • The High Line, Chelsea Market and the new Hudson Yards
  • The Financial District
  • Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island (orientation from Battery Park; not visiting)
  • Chinatown, Little Italy & Soho
  • Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo

General Timing

Day 1 – Feb 18

– 2:00-7:00pm

Day 2 – Feb 19

– 9:00am-7:00pm

Day 3 – Feb 20

– Departure day

AVAILABLE PACKAGES:

  • BOTH CITIES (SAVE $99) FEB 16-19
    $499
    Fast action bonus available for the first 15 people to sign up for both cities!
  • DC ONLY FEB 16-18
    $299
  • NYC ONLY FEB 18-20
    $299

YOU WILL BE REDIRCTED to TripSchool’s payment processing platform, where you will be able to make your selection and pay a deposit of $99 or, if you prefer, pay the full purchase price.

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