Alumni World Travel is a division of AESU, Inc.
We are an Educational Travel Service and Worldwide Destination Management company, founded in 1977 by Mr. Fritz Satran. Our head office is located in Baltimore, MD with satellite and partner offices located worldwide in England, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Greece, Costa Rica and China.
For over 38 years AESU has been a leader in the young adult and university travel market, providing quality programs and unparalleled customer service.
Our Mission Statement
Increase global understanding by building and strengthening relationships between travelers and our constantly changing world. We believe in the idea of “travel with a purpose” as an essential piece of a well-rounded education. Changing the world — one graduate at a time!
AESU works with hundreds of universities nationwide. Welcome recent grads into school alumni associations with a journey that shows them the best that the world has to offer and helps them get a jump on the global job market. AESU provides pre-designed itineraries with some flexibility to integrate alumni specific events.
Young Alumni Journeys
Stay connected to your young(er) alums and don’t expect them to travel on their “father’s alumni tour.” AESU pioneers innovative, inspiring and fun programs by creating exceptional travel, social and lifestyle experiences for adults 20s to 40s. Electronic marketing support will be provided.
Board of Trustees Journeys – Journeys for high-end Donors – Financial expeditions
If your president’s office has asked you to select an itinerary for your trustees and high-end donors, AESU has the journeys you are looking for and the expertise to deliver the luxury experience your travelers expect.
Faculty-led programs to destinations worldwide
AESU handles all logistical arrangements while faculty can focus on education goal of the program.
Study Abroad and Student Travel
AESU air travel division offers discounted study abroad airfares to Europe, the South Pacific and other international destinations. Airfare is available for students, faculty and alumni for both economy and business travelers. We also offer the ISE Student ID Card offering discounts worldwide.
Special Interest Travel
Your performance groups, athletic departments or other special interest groups are looking for a custom-designed itinerary. AESU utilizes an extensive network of contacts and in-house expertise to design the perfect itinerary.
AESU maintains standing memberships in:
- American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)
- International Air Transport Association (IATAN)
- Airline Reporting Association (ARC)