Since 1997, the founder of OurStory Tours has offered and led life-changing educational travel and college tours for school groups throughout the world. Seeing a need for meaningful and comprehensive options to explore African-American history and culture, OurStory was established. OurStory Educational Tours works with inner-city schools, programs, and community based organizations nationwide to customize African-American educational experiences in the U.S. and abroad. It’s time for our children to know our story… It’s time for OUR story to be told.
Our Story Tours arranges all travel accommodations for the trip, including lodging, transportation, and required meals. In addition, we take great care in planning any special activities specific to your customized learning/travel experience. Every tour includes an experienced tour consultant to help with each step of your journey. Our knowledgeable tour consultants are available to answer any questions that arise for group leaders, students, and their parents. Our staff will work with you from the conception of your journey through its completion, and all points in between.
Our Story Educational Tours is more than an educational travel firm; we are your partners in black history and culture. Over the years, countless educators and parents have agreed that our irreplaceable travel experiences have significantly benefited their students, allowing our collection of tours to become one of the fastest growing providers of educational travel in the country. Our focus on quality accommodations, great customer service and support, and in-depth educational and cultural experiences set us apart from other providers.
Has a wise person ever told you to, “Do what you love and love what you do”? At, Our Story Tours, we actually provide you with an opportunity to do just that. We arrange rewarding and life-changing educational travel experiences for students worldwide. Everyday, you’ll know that the work you’re doing is providing a young person a fun and exciting learning experience an, quite possibly, shaping her/his future forever…. It just doesn’t get more rewarding than that.
We offer competitive compensation packages which includes great vacation time, numerous travel opportunities, attractive bonuses, and flexible work schedules. We are constantly seeking outside sales and marketing representatives, tour directors, and administrative staff for our Dallas. Ft. Worth area office.
Both, your safety and the safety of your students / children is a primary concern for OurStory and we have the track record to prove it. For nearly 20 years, our founder taken students all across the world and has maintained a PERFECT track record for student safety. Simply put: Every student that has traveled with us has returned home safe and sound… All of them.
Perhaps we’ve been lucky. Perhaps it’s our careful planning, attention to detail, and meticulous selection process for our vendors and travel partners. The people, precautions, processes, and contingency plans that we have in place are not just things we do, it’s the cornerstone of our business.
On each trip, Our Story send a trained and experienced representative with your group to help ensure quality and safety. This tour director is professionally trained to work closely with group leaders to help support the rules and safety measures that they set forth. While touring, your tour director is constantly monitoring and planning in order to avoid and potential pitfalls or hurdles that may arise throughout the day.
For all platinum and gold package options, Our Story provides private security at your hotel every night (unless advised otherwise by the group leader). This security staff is hired by OurStory to monitor the hallways of the groups’ hotel typically during the hours of 11:00pm to 5:00am to help ensure that no one comes out and no one comes in.
In addition to the onsite tour director, OurStory offers a 24 hour emergency contact line for any issues that may arise during the tour. This emergency line is provided to the group leader(s) during the planning process and gives them immediate access to a staff member who can assist.