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Brightspark Travel offers custom educational and performance tours and events in a broad range of domestic and international locations. The company is based out of Chicago, Illinois, with regional offices throughout the country. Brightspark Travel is a sector of Travelopia, which is the world’s largest collection of specialist travel brands. With over 60 years of collective experience, we have gained close and meaningful relationships with our suppliers, which in turn provide safe, rewarding and fun travel experiences for teachers and students. Our team is committed to giving our customer the best possible travel experience.

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For Educators, From Educators

We work mainly with educators and performance directors who are planning student travel experiences. Many of our staff members have years of experience working in education and performance, which helps us understand our clients’ needs, motivations and challenges.

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Hands-Free Tour Planning

Hands-Free Tour Planning

We believe that student travel shouldn’t be a headache for teachers and directors. That’s why we manage every tour’s itinerary, transportation, accommodations, tour guides, payments, registration, and more.

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Safety and Security

From our 24-hour hotel support line, to our vetted and audited vendors, we spare no expense when it comes to student and participant safety.

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Connections and Experience

With 60 years of experience, we’ve established ourselves as an authority in student travel. Over the decades, we’ve developed strong relationships with vendors, which helps us get the best products at the best price. For us, happy and engaged employees have a direct correlation with happy and engaged clients.

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