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People to People Ambassador Programs Awarded International Peace Prize June 22, 2006; Spokane-Based Organization Receives Prestigious Award in Italy.

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Ambassadors Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPAX):
WHAT: For the first time ever, the prestigious Cavaliere per
 las Pace (Knight of Peace) award is being presented to an
 organization rather than an individual. People to People
 Ambassador Programs, headquartered in Spokane,
 Washington, USA, was presented with the award in Assisi,
 Italy on June 22, 2006. Mary Jean Eisenhower,
 granddaughter of People to People founder President
 Dwight D. Eisenhower and CEO of People to People
 International, traveled to Assisi to accept the esteemed
 award. Mother Teresa, Mikhail Gorbachev and Pope John
 Paul II are previous recipients of the Knight of Peace
 award, considered one of the most important titles for
 the curriculum vitae of the Nobel Prize.

WHO: People to People Ambassador Programs, in partnership with
 Full On Europe in Assisi, provides educational and
 cultural experiences for American students, promoting
 world peace through communication, involvement and
 understanding.

VISUALS: Mary Eisenhower receiving award.
 Student Ambassadors with Mary Eisenhower in Italy

STATEMENTS:
 Full On Europe Managing Director Graeme Badland announced
 "I am honored and delighted to be associated with an
 organization like People to People and pleased that this
 recognition comes during their 50th anniversary year."

 President George W. Bush, current honorary chairman of
 People to People International, asserts, "Our nation
 counts on young Americans to be our youth ambassadors of
 goodwill to the world, to tell others of our national
 diversity, but also to emphasize the common bonds that we
 share as people. I enthusiastically support People to
 People's contributions to international friendship and
 communication."

PEOPLE TO PEOPLE INFO:

 President Dwight D. Eisenhower founded People to People
 in 1956 with the belief that ordinary citizens of
 different nations, if able to communicate directly, would
 solve their differences and find a way to live in peace.
 Since the first student delegation to Berlin in 1963,
 thousands of young Americans have safely traveled across
 international borders, returning home with a greater
 sense of what it means to be a global citizen. Today,
 Student Ambassadors have the opportunity to journey to 34
 countries on all seven continents.

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