WHAT IS YTP?

YTP stands for Young Travel Professionals, the first networking group created by young professionals to bring together the next generation of travel industry leaders. YTP holds monthly networking events as well as hosts active online forums to encourage its members to connect, collaborate and succeed in the travel industry. YTP is open to young people across all facets of the hospitality industry as well as those interested in beginning a career in travel.


HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?

YTP is free to join and always looking to welcome new members. 


WHERE ARE YOUR EVENTS?

Our monthly events are held at a variety of venues, including bars, restaurants, and hotels across the city with the aim of providing fun and relaxed atmospheres conducive to networking and making new connections. If you are interested in potentially hosting an event at your property, please contact Wazha Dube at wazha@youngtravelprofessionals.com.


HOW DO I FIND OUT ABOUT UPCOMING EVENTS?

Invitations will be sent out to all members prior to each monthly event and are also posted on the groups Facebook community page. 


WHERE DOES YTP OPERATE?

Young Travel Professionals currently operates in multiple cities across the globe.


IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT TO JOIN YTP?

There is no age limit for membership in YTP. The group is open to all individuals who identify with our mission and values.


HOW CAN YTP HELP ME FIND A JOB?

YTP is a dynamic and active community of thousands of travel professionals across all fields of the industry and our members routinely help one another find jobs or with business opportunities. YTP events and the online forum are a place to facilitate this exchange and employers are welcome to submit open positions to be listed in Young Travel Professionals exclusive classifieds. Likewise, members are also welcome to reach out to our network when looking for a new position allowing them to post their desired position to see if anyone knows of open jobs in that area or can help along the way. Additionally YTP has a Mentor program for younger members looking to get started in the travel & hospitality industry. 


HOW CAN YTP HELP ME FIND A QUALIFIED CANDIDATE FOR A JOB I AM FILLING?

Young Travel Professionals’ members are an active, qualified, upwardly mobile pool of ideal job candidates for a wide variety of roles and positions across the travel industry. We welcome and encourage employers to post their vacant positions to our online classified listings.


DOES IT COST ANYTHING TO JOIN?

Young Travel Professionals is absolutely free to join and requires no membership fees.


HOW CAN I START MY OWN CHAPTER?

We are actively pursuing interested parties who want starting YTP chapters in their cities and welcome you to get involved.