Travel Show

You know CollegeFest for our big back to school bash at Fenway. This spring we’re bringing the students of Boston a Travel Show catering specifically to them.

The 2017 CollegeFest Travel Show will be presented by Delta Air Lines in partnership with SkyTeam and Virgin Atlantic. It will feature exhibitors like airlines, study abroad programs, gap year companies, travel products and more. The CollegeFest Travel Show will help you plan your next adventure, whether it takes you across the state or around the world. Be sure to RSVP to be a Greyhound VIP for your chance to win amazing travel prizes.

Exclusively For College Students

The CollegeFest Travel Show is exclusively for college students. It’s free to attend - all you need to enter is a college ID and a sense of adventure! Pre-register now to be a Greyhound VIP for your chance to win amazing prizes from our travel partners. If you don’t pre-register, no worries, just come to the event!

Turkish Airlines Travel Talks

Take a Gap Year with Winterline

How to Get A Better Job After College? Take a Gap Year Now!

Speaker: Ben Welbourn Director of Outreach & Recruitment Winterline Global Education

Ben is an alum of a self-designed gap year, during which he hiked the Appalachian Trail from Maine to Georgia, worked in a variety of industries, taught English in rural Peru, and led outdoor education programs in New Hampshire and Maine. He then earned his degree in international relations from the College of Wooster in Ohio.

Prior to joining Winterline, Ben led outreach efforts in New England for Rustic Pathways and managed programs for them in the Dominican Republic. Ben is fluent in Spanish, and before joining the field of experiential education, taught at a primarily Dominican-American school outside of Boston.

When not talking with students about the benefits of global learning, Ben heads to the ocean or the mountains to hike, swim, ski, and camp as much as possible.

Ben can be reached at

Travel Europe

European Travel on a Budget

Speaker: Damien Bennett Busabout

Want the adventure of the lifetime on limited funds? Come listen to Damien speak about how to have the European adventure of a lifetime, on a college student’s budget!

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul As Always

Speaker: Akbar Rohanifar Corporate Sales Manager Turkish Airlines

Ever wanted to travel to Turkey? Attend Istanbul As Always, and learn all about travel in Turkey.

Akbar Rohanifar, Corporate Sales Manager with Turkish Airlines based in Boston, is in charge of business development and account management of F500 & C100 category corporations, in addition to TMC (Travel Management Companies) in New England region. He has been in the airline industry for 11 years with major travel industry leaders including Air France, Delta Air Lines, American Express Travel, Korean Air, and now Turkish Airlines. Travel is his greatest passion and while he has visited 30 countries, he firmly believes on his advocacy for improvement on tourism, aviation, and business travel for United States of America despite the current challenges in the market.His academic background has been established in Business Management, in addition to Travel & Tourism. He speaks four languages including Farsi, English, Azerbaijani, and Turkish.

How to Use Social Media to Travel the World for Free

Speaker: Denae McGaha Student at Pacific Lutheran University

Denae McGaha first studied abroad in London her Sophomore year of college and has looked for any excuse to use her passport since.

Armed with a Communications degree and a penchant for talking to strangers, she set off on StudentUniverse’s 10-country post-grad summer Snap Gap and returned set on pursuing a career in the travel and film industries.

Based in the Pacific Northwest, Denae is currently working on her travel writing and videography while planning for her Next Big Move. Which city will it be?

F1 Students in the US: Where Can You Travel Visa Free? (in Mandarin)

Speaker: Zuer Wang Social Media Influencer

Are you is the US with a F1 visa? Want to travel but aren’t sure how? This session will talk about the options available to you. (This session is in Mandarin)

Zuer is a travel guru, a Sina Weibo veirified travel blogger (@王蹦蹦-) and a full time law student at Washington University in St Louis. In the past 9 years, Zuer has visited 13 countries around the world while being a full time student. She served as an international voluntary teacher in Nepal in 2012 and has gained many more abundant life experiences through travel. Featuring first-hand travel tips, lively travel photographs and many more vivid story-telling, Zuer’s Weibo account has drawn tens of thousands of followers.

Amazing Giveaways All Day

$3,000 in Flights on StudentUniverse

(3) $1,000 vouchers to be used on flights on StudentUniverse

2 Round Trip Tickets on Turkish

Two separate lucky winners will be selected, pack your bags!

2 RT Premium Economy Tix to London

From BOS or NYC, and access to the Clubhouse

Win a Ticket Every Hour

From qualifiying airports to Paris, Milan, Berlin, Rome, Prague

6 Months of Free Vice Cream

Be the envy of all your friends with 15 free pints of Vice Cream

2 RT Tickets from Boston to Bogota

Food, history, art and culture await you and a friend!

2 RT Tickets from US to Frankfurt

From qualifying US airports to Frankfurt Germany

2 Continental US RT Tickets

Grab a friend! Your summer plans just got awesome!

1 Trans Atlantic RT Ticket

Have the summer of a lifetime in Europe with this round trip ticket!

2 nights/3 days at Freehand Miami

Escape the cold New England weather in sunny Miami!

2 RT from US to South America

New York, Miami, Washington DC, or LA to South America

2 RT Tickets from US to Ethiad Network

Chicago, Dallas, LA, NYC, San Fran, DC to Ethiad worldwide network

2 Round Trip Tickets to Ireland

From qualifiying airports to Paris, Milan, Berlin, Rome, Prague

European Wonder trip from Topdeck

14 Days, London to London through 6 countries

4 tickets on the Tap Network

From JFK, EWR, BOS, MIA to European Network

2 Annual Passes for Hubway

Peddle your way around Boston this summer with an annual pass!

2 RT Tickets on SAS Go to Scandinavia

From Boston to one of the Scandinavia Capitals in SAS Go


CollegeFest is exclusively for college students and free to with a college ID. Pre-register for your chance to win great prizes, or just show up!
Unfortunately, CollegeFest is just for current college students. You will need to show a valid school ID to gain admittance. If you are a parent that wants to come with your student, that is allowed.

Venue info

Boston University Fit & Rec Center

915 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA

Green Line T

B train to St. Paul Street


Street parking & venue garage available