Student Travelers Welcome Visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai
Leading Educational Travel Company EduVoyage highlights collaboration with ‘Greatest Show in the World’ at the 32nd GCC Principals Conference in Jaipur, India
Dubai, United Arab Emirates:EduVoyage, the educational travel arm of ITL World, showcased its collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai at the 32nd Principals’ Conference held under the aegis of the Gulf Council of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Representative principals from CBSE affiliated schools in the Gulf region attended the 4-day annual meet in the picturesque pink city of Jaipur from 4-7 January 2020.
“This conference is a great platform for senior academia to interact, explore new ideas and share their experiences, thereby giving Indian students residing in the GCC the benefit of cutting-edge teaching concepts and trends in this fast-paced age of technology,” said Shaik Shibli, Head of Marketing, EduVoyage.
“At EduVoyage, we understand and appreciate in its entirety how educational travel provides a unique way to pursue specialized interests while also gaining a unique perspective of the world. What better place to experience the world and all its wonder than at the Expo 2020 Dubai and what better group to get validation from the key influencers in each school….the principals,” he added.
During the conference, the EduVoyage team shared pertinent details of their planned programs designed to drive a massive global student and youth audience to Expo 2020 Dubai during the six-month event. EduVoyage is an authorized ticket reseller for the Expo 2020 Dubai, touted as ‘the greatest show in the world’, and designed to bring together nations and international organizations on one platform to share knowledge and to showcase debuting breakthroughs and technology which will promote collaboration in global education, creative innovation and social progress.
EduVoyage signed an agreement to this effect with Expo 2020 Dubai. The collaboration will promote Expo 2020 Dubai from an educational perspective and is poised to bring a global student and youth audience to the largest event ever held in the Arab World.
“Be it the 190+ country pavilions with their own innovative and sustainable projects or the hands-on workshops, multi-lingual guides, special events like Ted talk-style discussions, not to mention 60+ Live Acts per day and 200+ F&B outlets to enjoy, you really cannot beat the truly immersive experience of Expo 2020,” added Shaik.
Su Ramanathan, Director, Destination Marketing, at Expo 2020 Dubai, said: “The leadership of Expo 2020 Dubai and the UAE have always believed that the youth are the heart of the Expo – they are an important part of our visitor group. With seven subject-themed, curated educational tours, the Expo 2020 Student Programme will offer every student the opportunity to broaden their horizons by making the world their classroom. We are delighted to be collaborating with Eduvoyage as one of our Authorised Ticket Resellers to bring this experience to life for students from all around the world.”
Reiterating the significance of this collaboration, Dr. Siddeek Ahmed, Chairman and Managing Director, Eram Group, ITL World’s holding company added, “As specialists in youth and student travel, EduVoyage’s comprehensive and bespoke Expo 2020 program offers a fantastic opportunity for the students to enjoy the full potential of the World Expo. From flights to accommodations, to visa support services, tours and insurance and everything in between, we have worked closely with the Expo 2020 to put together a holistic, one-of-a-kind experience that is certain to appeal to students and parents alike.”
As an advocate for quality and holistic education for all children, Dr. Ahmed runs the Eram Educational and Welfare Trust in India, which has schools, centers of excellence, medical camps and education awareness programs. MMPS (Mariyumma Memorial Public School); EASE (Eram Academy for Sports and Excellence); ESPOIR ACADEMY are major initiatives under the trust.