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Au Pair of the Year Award 2012

The Au Pair of the Year 2012 is Birte Klusmann, a 20 year-old German native. She was given the honour during the annual Welcome Reception of WETM-IAC on Wednesday, March 14th. Birte was placed though the IAPA member agency Smartaupairs, Australia. Read more
IAPA Quality Campaign 2012

The IAPA Quality Campaign Workshop 2012 will take place in Toronto, Canada.
The announcement was given during the Annual General Meeting, held in Budapest on 15 March 2012.
With the establishment of many new NAPA’s in recent years, IAPA is dedicated to actively supporting NAPA’s in both sending as well as receiving countries and to increase the high standards applied in the au pair niche industry.
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IAPA Board Elections

On 15 March 2012, at the AGM in Budapest, the IAPA members voted for their representatives on the Board of IAPA.
Micheal McHugh and Goran Rannefors were both re-elected to their respective Board positions.
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Work Experience Travel Market & IAPA Annual Conference 2013

WETM-IAC 2013 will be held in Rome, Italy. The Announcement was given during the Annual Welcome Reception held on 14 March 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. Read more
Philippines - Lifted Ban on Au Pairs

22 February 2012 - Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. del Rosario announced that the ban on Au Pairs bound for all European countries has been lifted after the issuance of the new Guidelines on the departure of au pairs to Europe. Read more
WYSTC 2012 Sign up NOW -
Ealy Birds Discounts!

WYSTC provides a singular opportunity for attendees to pursue innovative partnerships, develop creative marketing and distribution channels and access new markets. Early Bird registration is now open until the 31st May 2012. Book your hotel today and benefit from the WYSTC 2012 Group Rate Read more
WEBINAR Series: Industry Pricing

Don’t miss the WYSE Travel Confederation Webinar on April 25th, “Youth and Student Market, Data, Statistics and Trends” at 17:00 CET. Samuel Vetrak, Founder and CEO of StudentMarketing, will share with you the key findings identified in the research. Sign up today as places are limited. Read more



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We welcome the following new organisations to the IAPA community!

AupairStory, South Korea

Aussie Au Pairs, Australia

LoPair Education, China

Over The Rainbow Language Centre, Spain

Travelplus Group GmbH, Germany

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The WYSTC Event Sponsorship Programme provides speaker, branding and marketing opportunities to showcase your products and services at the leading event of the global youth travel community.  Read more
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