SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global educational travel experiences, has announced a unique travel program to Cuba that will allow college students to earn college credits from Eastern Washington University during winter break, get career advice from industry leaders and see iconic Cuba as only People to People can deliver it.
People to People's college program to Cuba, "Development Through Mentoring," will provide delegation members with in-person and online mentoring opportunities to help students develop networking and career strategies to make their job search more successful upon graduation, in addition to offering a language learning component. The collegiate program to Cuba departs from Miami on December 13, 2013 and returns on December 21, 2013.
Language Learning Inclusion
In partnership with Rosetta Stone, People to People student ambassadors traveling on winter programs to Cuba or Peru also have the option to participate in an interactive, online Spanish language program to prepare for their trip. This special opportunity marks the first time that People to People has offered a language learning module in its pre-travel curriculum.
"This program represents an exceptional opportunity for college students to see Cuba at this pivotal moment in its history," said Eric Anderson, Vice President of Marketing for People to People Ambassador Programs. "The ability to learn or hone Spanish skills while earning college credit rounds out the experience."
Students who enroll in the language program will receive six months of access to the latest cloud based version of the Rosetta Stone® Spanish language learning tool. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to continue their language learning at an exclusive, discounted rate.
This special language learning offer is also available to high school and college students traveling on People to People's winter program to Peru.
For more information about People to People's Winter Programs visit: http://www.peopletopeople.com/micro/winter-programs/.
About People to People Ambassador Programs
People to People Ambassador Programs is the world's most recognized student educational travel provider. Since the 1960s, more than 500,000 people from around the world have traveled with People to People Ambassador Programs to help further global understanding through cross-cultural exchange. Offering unmatched safety measures and unparalleled access to foreign cultures and countries, People to People Ambassador Programs promotes personal success in a globalized world and fosters international friendships for both students and professional adults.
People to People Ambassador Programs is the exclusive educational travel provider of People to People International (PTPI), a nonprofit organization founded in 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to promote peace through understanding worldwide. Together, PTPI and People to People Ambassador Programs are united in a mission to bridge cultural and political borders through education and exchange. For more information, please visit www.peopletopeople.com.
About Ambassadors Group
Ambassadors Group Inc. (NASDAQ: EPAX) is an education company located in Spokane, Washington. Ambassadors Group, Inc. is the parent company of Ambassador Programs, Inc., World Adventures Unlimited, Inc., and BookRags, Inc., an educational research website. The Company also oversees the Washington School of World Studies, an accredited travel study and distance learning school. Additional information about Ambassadors Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries is available at www.ambassadorsgroup.com. In this press release, "Company", "we", "us", and "our" refer to Ambassadors Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
About Rosetta Stone Inc.
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing the way the world learns. The company's innovative technology-driven language and reading solutions are used by thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and millions of individuals around the world. Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning. Today the company offers courses in 30 languages, from the most commonly spoken (such as English, Spanish and Mandarin) to the less prominent (including Swahili, Swedish and Tagalog). In 2013, Rosetta Stone expanded beyond language and deeper into education-technology with its acquisitions of Livemocha and Lexia Learning. Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA, and has offices in Harrisonburg, VA, Boulder, CO, Austin, TX, San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA, Concord, MA, Tokyo, Seoul, London, Dubai and Sao Paulo.
For more information, visit www.rosettastone.com.
"Rosetta Stone" is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.
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