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

Our History

It all started as a conversation between friends. 

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Mission Statement

Road Scholar inspires adults to learn, discover and travel.

Road Scholar Difference

We're a university of the world with a focus on experiential learning.