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Are you looking for a way to help your students take the business theory they’ve learned in the classroom and see how it applies in the ‘real world’? Then take your students on a trip to the business and financial capitals of the world!

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Business studies school trips abroad

We offer a wide range of educational visits and tours to different cities and countries, tailor-made to support the curriculums for business and economics students.

For example, our business studies trips can include visits to large organisations and institutions, like the stock exchanges in Barcelona, Frankfurt and New York, as well as busy newspapers, TV towers, glass manufacturers, and even diamond factories.

A trip to Frankfurt or New York would see your business students explore one of the world’s most important financial centres, where they can learn about how and why these cities have become so important to the global economy.

Or you could visit Disneyland® Paris to discover the marketing behind the magic, or head to the other side of the world to see how Japan has become a world leader in innovation and technology.

For something a little different, why not head to Prague, where you can discover how the country’s economy has boomed since the fall of communism? In fact, the Czech Republic has been described as one of Europe’s most flourishing economies, with the lowest unemployment rate in the EU, making this a great destination in which to explore the important links between politics and economics.

There are some fantastic educational activities for you and your group to enjoy that will give your students the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of business models and practices, the power of marketing and the essentials of finance and human resources.

Experiencing this first-hand will not only help your students to better understand the theory taught in the classroom, but it will also provide them with tangible experiences that they’ll be able to recall during exams.

A business school trip will encourage your students to learn in dynamic and stimulating learning environments outside of the classroom, helping to boost their understanding of the subject and perhaps even inspire future career ambitions.

Why arrange a business studies school trip?

Explore important financial centres

You’ll be able to choose from a great range of destinations for your trip, including some of the world’s most important financial centres, such as Frankfurt, New York and Tokyo.

Frankfurt is home to both the European Central Bank and the Deutsche Bundesbank and is considered the financial capital of the Eurozone. As such, it should be no surprise that so many of the world’s top companies have their European headquarters based in the city. It is also home to one of the world’s largest stock exchanges.

Meanwhile, New York is considered the finance capital of the world and is home to Wall Street. Many Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies have based themselves in the city, as have many of the world’s biggest banks, including Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan.

Or you could head to Tokyo, the capital of the world’s third-largest economy and another important financial centre. Many of the world’s largest investment banks are based in the city. A highlight of your trip to Japan will be the Tokyo Stock Exchange, where your business studies students can take part in a game where they simulate trading stocks!

Learn more about brands

If you’re looking for educational tours where your students can learn more about the development of brands, the importance of innovation, research and development or even global marketing strategies, then we’ve got plenty of options for you.

You could choose to visit Paris, where you can visit a variety of businesses, from a local bakery to Charles de Gaulle Airport.

You could even pop over to Europe’s biggest theme park, Disneyland® Paris to enjoy a specialist workshop and learn more about the Disney brand and how it’s marketed. Pupils will also learn about the corporate structure and the various roles within the organisation.

Or in Barcelona, you can visit a variety of well-known brands, from wineries and breweries to newspapers and even footballing behemoth FC Barcelona!

Enjoy the trip as much as your students

Originally founded by former teachers, and with many former teachers still among us, we understand the value of business studies school trips and how to make them successful.

Your trip will be completely tailor-made, to ensure that it meets your specific requirements and learning objectives. And we’ll be on hand throughout the process to answer any questions you have.

In fact, we’ll be with you every step of the way, from now until you return home at the end of your trip. While abroad, you’ll be able to reach us with just one phone call, at any time of the day or night. And, with this comprehensive level of support while you’re away, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy experiencing business studies as much as your students.

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Business Studies activities that your school group will love

Autoworld

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Cantillon Brewery Museum

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Coca Cola Visitors Centre

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Concept Chocolate

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Mondiapolis Workshop - Oxfam

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National Bank of Belgium

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Codorniu Caves

Codorniu is one of the leading and best-established brands of Cava, Spain's celebrated sparkling wine. A visit to the winery

El Periodico de Catalunya

Periodico de Catalunya is Spain's most highly-respected broadsheet newspaper. A visitbegins with the tour of the facilities and gives visitors

Former Estrella Damm Brewery

The brewery, founded by Gerrman refugee Augustus Damm in 1876, is now one of Spain's largest brewerys. A visit begins

Torres Winery Visitor Centre

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Vichy Waters Catalan - Font D' Or

The Vichy Waters Catalan Group has consolidated its position as the top independent natural mineral water bottling group in Spain.

Asbach Distillery

Discover the world of Asbach in Rüdesheim on the romantic Rhine. The entertaining and informative multi-vision show provides you with

European Central Bank

Come and discover the newly opened ECB Visitor Centre to find out about monetary policy, financial stability, banking supervision, payment

Money Museum of the Deutsche Bundesbank

At the Money Museum,visitors walking around the museum will visit four themed areas in turn: cash, book money, monetary policy

Stock Exchange

When one thinks of the stock exchange the picture is of turbulent floor trading with wildly gesticulating traders who communicate

CERGE-EI

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Museum of Communism

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Rückl Glass Factory (Nizbor)

A group visit to the glassworks starts with a professional explanation of the operations. During the excursion, youwill get to

Skoda Museum

Your visit to the Skoda Museum begins with anaudio-visual presentation on the company's century-long history, followed by a tour of

Staropramen Brewery

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Federal Reserve Bank

New York’s Federal Reserve Bank literally underpins the world’s financial system. The informative one-hour tour concludes with a breathtaking glimpse

Financial District Walking Tour

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Museum of American Finance

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United Nations

The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) has more than 1,600 staff, andis the biggest United Nations duty station outside

Behind the Scenes of the Eiffel Tower

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Business Studies Seminar

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Disneyland® Paris

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Guided Visit of Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport

As the seventh most important airport in the world, Charles de Gaulle in Paris is worth a visit. Discover the

Le Boulanger de Lévis

Visit this modern French bakery to learn more about how bread and pastry are made in France!

Honda Welcome Plaza

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House of Shiseido

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Panasonic Center, Tokyo

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Sony Building

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Taiko Drumming

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Tokyo Stock Exchange

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Guided Tour of La Defense

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Rungis Market

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Brussels Cathedral

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Brussels Town Hall

Brussels Town Hall is one of Belgium’s finest civic buildings, not only because of the numerous sculptures adorning its walls

Camp Nou Experience

Home to FC Barcelona, a visit to the Nou Camp stadium includes a tour of the stadium itself.

Montjuïc

Montjuic is worth a visit simply for the stunning panoramic views it offers over Barcelona and its harbour.

Olympic Museum & Stadium

This stadium was the focus of the 1992 Olympic Games. It is now turned into an Olympic Museum and Gallery.

Park Guell

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Sagrada Familia

Antoni Gaudi's unique, awe-inspiring cathedral continues to grow almost organically, like a medieval cathedral.

Commerzbank-Arena Football Stadium

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Main Tower

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Charles Bridge

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Jewish Quarters Jozefov

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Old Town Prague

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Old Town Square

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Prague Castle

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Empire State Building

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Macy's Department Store

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Staten Island Ferry

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Bateaux Mouches

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Louvre Museum

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Sacre-Coeur Basilica

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Ginza Area

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Tokyo Imperial Palace

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Tokyo National Museum

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Bateaux Parisiens

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