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International Student Xperiences

WHERE TO NEXT?


LET US TAKE YOU THERE


The world connects through ISX ISX is a recognized market leader in providing exciting, high quality student tours within North America. Over the past 18 years, it has been our pleasure to host over 300,000 teenagers and young adults, providing them with fun and enriching experiences on our cultural, recreational, and educational tours. We are dedicated student travel experts! We believe in a culturally inter-connected world, and understand the needs of our educational partners and student customers. Our Toronto and Boston offices work with over 300 private language schools, colleges, universities, high schools and international agents worldwide, and continue to cultivate longlasting relationships with them. ISX is founded on the belief that travel and education are two of the most effective tools to help make the

ISX is proud of our: • Reputation

From anywhere to everywhere Some Travel Food for Thought. Imagine: • Students from all over the world spending the summer in Toronto on a 3-week adventure in the city, in nature, and on the road! • A high school class studying entrepreneurship on a trip to New York and Toronto.

• Design Students doing Photography in Scenic urban centres. ISX’s experiences are truly unique with affordable pricing, thoughtful itineraries, and outstanding service.

years in business. Industry leader with offices in Toronto and Boston

• Satisfaction

would recommend our trips to a friend

• Services Over

Tours & Events annually to locations throughout North America and the world

• Cross-Cultural We’ve hosted students from over

different countries

• Trust

• A University group doing an architectural tour in North America.

18 98% 450 160 300,000 ISX +

world a more tolerant and culturally-connected place.

More than

travelers explored North America with our amazing guides

• Safety

mitigates risk, and goes above and beyond to ensure safety


What we bring to you SERIES TRIPS Canada and the US have no shortage of dynamic must-see locations, and ISX is ready to take you there on one of our many pre-scheduled Series Trips offered throughout the year. You’ll get the best guides in the business, and all the support of our professional operations team. Whether you want a One Day experience or multi-day Overnight Adventures, simply choose the location and date that works for you, and let us do the rest. We create expert itineraries that allow our travellers to enjoy exciting attractions, get the best views, and have free time to explore and experience the local culture.

CUSTOM TOURS ISX has a dedicated team that will work tirelessly to provide your students with an adventure to remember. Our travel professionals are here and ready to create unique cultural and educational experiences for your students. Leisure. Culture. Education. You name it, we will make it happen! We’ll work side by side with you to create the trip of a lifetime… organized, safe, affordable and fun! Our themed tours are created based on your needs, and can be customized for whatever it is you want the most of… At ISX, we too are travelers and adventurers, so we understand how to tailor your itinerary to your cultural, recreational, or pedagogical goals, always taking into account age, interests, and budget.


WE HAVE EXCITING NEWS FOR YOU

YOUR WAY TO EXPERIENCE THE WORLD

ISX is always reaching new frontiers while continuing to offer the best service

inspire curiosity and share knowledge with a traveling community eager to

on its many trips. In our pursuit of excellence, we are proud to announce

take learning on the road and beyond academic walls.

a new brand that will centre its efforts on educational and experiential

Together ISX and Ondago will continue taking people where knowledge meets

custom group travel... on the go!

entertainment, and you can count on us every step of the way.

Ondago embraces the philosophy of providing excitement and learning

Want to know more?

through enriching travel experiences. Our new brand is born ready to

Visit our website or schedule a visit.

www.ondago.com | facebook/ondagotravel | +1 416 920 9997 | 36 Eglinton Ave West, Toronto, ON


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Niagara Falls

Outdoor Nature Experiences

Experience the thunder of The Falls on our one-day

Journey through the oldest provincial park in Canada, world-renowned

excursion around the Niagara region. Feel the cool mist

Algonquin Park. Marvel at the beautiful natural environment and the many

on your face, or take a stroll down kitschy Clifton Hill.

pristine lakes and forests on an ISX 1 Day Trip or Overnight Camping

Take a leisurely stroll through Niagara-on-the-Lake

Adventure. These trips include a wilderness hikes, canoeing, and a visit

– the very same place where Canada defeated the US

to the Algonquin Visitors Centre. If you chose our camping experience,

in the Battle of 1812. Enjoy the option of either wine-

prepare to see the night light up with a million stars in the clear Canadian

tasting at an award winning winery, or shopping at an

sky. Remember to bring your camera, many groups have even seen one of

outlet mall.

Canada’s most majestic animals… the moose!

New York City, Washington D C & Philadelphia .

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Live the American dream and let ISX help you explore the rich culture and history of three of America’s most famous cities to life. Your tour guide will weave a tale of the incredible spirit and ingenuity that made the United States a global power, with stories of creativity, rebellion, struggle and the triumph of the human spirit. Tours of Washington, Philadelphia, and Manhattan neighborhoods and sights by your informed and affable ISX tour leader make this tour one of our top choices.


SERIES TRIPS

Skiing & Snowboarding in Canada We all love the thrill of carving down the slopes and feeling the wind in our face! Blue Mountain is not only beautiful with it’s snow-capped trees and scenic heights, but it’s also the best place in all of Ontario to ski or snowboard. The tour is within 1.5 hours of Toronto, and is great for beginners. Strap on your gear and ride the lift to the top of the mountain while the sun shines, and the shouts of excitement and laughter echo below you.

French Canada A Little Bit Of Europe in Canada, Montreal, Quebec City, and our nation’s capital

Say oui oui! We’re going into the heart of French Canada, also

city Ottawa/Gatineau are must-sees for both Canadians and international travelers

known as La Belle Province of Quebec. Our interactive tours

alike. Whether you want to stroll through the winding cobblestone alleyways to find

will give you a chance to visit Ottawa, the Nation’s capital,

the perfect hidden coffee shop in Old Quebec, admire the art and architecture of

the cosmopolitan city of Montreal, and the enchanting Euro-

Montreal, or climb the steps to Canada’s Parliament Building, there is something

style Quebec City. Get a close-up taste of the unique and

for everyone. A bicultural Canada is yours to discover.

distinct French cuisine, culture and people.


Agents Working with Agents worldwide for 18+ years has given us with the opportunity to understand the value agents add to the travel experience. Our travel and education products are designed to enhance your client’s experience and truly differentiate your business. We also understand your operational needs, so ISX can provide you with the ability to:

Pay in local currency

Book through a dedicated agent page

Track your commission and booking from the dashboard

All trips include: Bus transportation & transfers Accommodation Meals Attractions 24 hour oncall

Upon request, we can arrange for: High School Credit Educational Content Certificate of Achievement Flights


CUSTOM TRIPS

Higher Education Campus Tours

With so many college and university options these days, making the right decision can be overwhelming. Let ISX help you discover the best fit for your post-secondary studies with our College and University Pathway Tours, which can be customized to 1, 2 or 3 day tours.

Sample Highlights may include: • Take a tour of campus, including specialized departments • Sit in on a real lecture • Meet with Professors • Stay overnight in the residence • Financial Planning workshop • Visit: York University, Waterloo, Ryerson, U of Toronto


Focus on Innovation:

CUSTOM TRIPS

Enterprise in Action (Toronto and New York)

For

those

interested

entrepreneurship,

in

crypto-

economics, design thinking, international trade and more, we have the trip for you!

Sample Highlights may include: • Make and present a business plan for Canada’s Wonderland • Visit a university start-up incubator • Take part in a trading game on Wall street • Hone your presentation skills in a hands-on interactive workshop


Something’s Cooking!

CUSTOM TRIPS

Bon Appetit

(French Canada)

Get a taste of food and culture from around the world on this one-of-a-kind

gastronomic

tour that will complement any

Sample Highlights may include:

culinary curriculum.

• Explore a traditional Québécois Sugar Shack • Dine in the total darkness at O’Noir • Food History and Neighbourhood Tour • Discover the ancient history of tea • Visit a sustainable food farm in the middle of the city


Birth of a Nation Tour:

CUSTOM TRIPS

Atlantic Canada Exploration

The birthplace of Canada, the Maritime provinces of the Dominion of Canada offer, to this day, one of the most exciting destinations in the country.

Sample Highlights may include: • Lobster and Clam boil on the Beaches of Prince Edward Island • Whale watching on the St. Lawrence River • A visit to the home of the famed Anne of Green Gables • Iconic sights like Hopewell Rocks or Joggins Fossil Cliffs


Music Mania

CUSTOM TRIPS

Explore the hisotry and performance of music in various genres as you experience it first-hand thorugh a series of experiential activities and destinations.

Sample Highlights may include: • Apollo Theater in NYC • Visit Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Cleveland • Take part in a professional studio recording session • Take a DJ Lesson • Visit an University Music Department


Media is the Message:

CUSTOM TRIPS

The Making of Radio, Film and TV

(New York and Los Angeles)

See how ideas come to life! This tour will allow participants to go behind-the-scenes to become closely engaged with the messages and forms of media in our modern world.

Sample Highlights may include: • Backstage tour of television studio • Hands-on Making of a TV or Radio show • Cinematic secrets behind-the-scenes • Media-on-the-Streets Tour • Learn how to create and promote a PodCast


Let’s connect Give us a call or send us an email, and we will help you plan your next exciting and enriching

ISX Canada +1 (416) 920.9997 info@isx.ca 754 Yonge St | Suite 300 (3rd Floor) | Toronto facebook.com/isxcanada instagram.com/isxcanada

adventure. Or if you’re in Toronto or Boston,

ISX World

you can visit us for more

+1 (617) 782.4799

information. The coffee is on us!

info@isxworld.com 10 Tremont St, 4th Floor | Boston, MA 02108 facebook.com/isxworld instagram.com/isxworld


Toronto www.isx.ca +1 (416) 920 9997 754 Yonge St, Suite 300 | Toronto, ON Boston www.isxworld.com +1 (617) 782.4799 10 Tremont St, 4th Floor | Boston, MA

ISX & Ondago - Where to next?  

ISX is a recognized market leader in providing exciting, high quality student tours within North America.

ISX & Ondago - Where to next?  

ISX is a recognized market leader in providing exciting, high quality student tours within North America.

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