Press Kit

Media Inquiries

Not-for-profit Road Scholar understands the news media’s responsibility to provide accurate and timely information. To help facilitate media requests, we ask our media partners to please use our media relation’s guidelines listed below.

Please contact the PR department for media requests including:

  • Interview requests with senior executives, experts and participants
  • Domestic, International Programs and Adventures Afloat
  • Requests to film on our programs
  • Breaking news ​

Mission statement

Road Scholar inspires adults to learn, discover and travel. Our learning adventures open minds to new ideas and deepen understanding of oneself and of the world’s peoples, places, cultures, history and environments. A true university of the world, not-for-profit Road Scholar’s meaningful — often transformational — educational adventures engage people for whom learning is the journey of a lifetime.



About Road Scholar

Road Scholar is the nation’s largest educational travel organization for adults – a true university of the world. This not-for-profit educational organization offers 5,500 extraordinary learning adventures in 150 countries and 50 states. Dedicated to making educational travel available to everyone, Road Scholar offers financial aid for those who otherwise could not participate in its programs.

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in educational travel for adults since 1975. Learn more at or check our blog at

Popular Collections

Road Scholar offers baby boomers and beyond the most comprehensive collection of learning adventures available around the world.

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France - Destination of the Year 2019

Destination of the Year in 2019. From the sun-splashed vineyards of the Loire Valley to the sophisticated charm of Paris, explore authentic France on journeys alongside top-notch instructors. 

Aegean Odyssey

In the spring of 2020, Road Scholar launches its first-ever floating campus about the 350-passenger Aegean Odyssey.

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