We’ve been taking young people around the world since 1933. That’s how we became the best at what we do. Since then, we’ve delivered countless unforgettable educational tours, music and performing arts experiences, ski trips and sports tours to millions of students.
We rebranded our business in 2014, merging Equity with our sister companies School Travel Service (STS), Pavilion Tours, UK Connection and SkiPlan. Our rebrand was more than just a new logo; it was also a commitment to enhance the lives of young people through experiences that inspire.
1933 School Travel Service (STS) founded
1950 School Travel Service (STS) start to take schools on ski trips
1998 SkiPlan founded, offering quality and affordable ski trips to schools across the UK
1999 SkiPlan welcomes group to their flagship ClubHotel, the Beausoileil in Alpe d’Huez
2005 Equity Travel & Equity Ski joins STS
2005 Sloping Off & Pavilion Tours join STS
2014 The brand architecture is simplified to make all our expertise available under a single name, Equity.
2015 Equity is recognised in the British Youth Travel Awards, Guild of Battlefield Guides and Education Investor Awards for our exemplary school tours
2016 Equity secures significant investment from Bridgepoint Development Capital
2018 Equity acquired by Tnui Capital
2022 & 2023 Equity are nominated for 'Best School Tour Operator' by School Travel Organiser readers.
Equity is a specialist provider of group tours for schools, colleges and other institutions, covering a range of curriculum subjects, ski trips, and sports tours.
Since 1933, we've been broadening students’ horizons and helping them develop an active interest in their school subjects, while learning about other cultures and discovering new places.
We appreciate that the organisation of a school trip is a substantial investment of time and energy on the part of those who lead them. That’s why we have a dedicated team of school travel experts to guide your party leader through every step of the way.
The rewards of school travel are abundant. Whether you measure success in terms of a pupil’s passion for the subject or their engagement on return to class, or their growth in confidence and independence, the opportunity to experience the world outside the classroom is an important component of a well-rounded education.
We’re serious about enriching the lives of young people, but we also know your students need a healthy amount of fun to engage and motivate them on their trip. That’s what makes Equity the obvious choice for school travel.