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U.S. Travel Agency Membership

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ASTA is the industry’s only professional trade association that represents, educates and promotes the entire travel industry so you can focus on what is most important – your business.

As a member of ASTA, we not only protect your business from burdensome regulations and excessive taxation but we provide you with the tools and resources to be successful in the business of selling travel. 

Annual dues for the Travel Agency Company membership are based on your agency’s annual sales volume.


 

Key Membership Benefits

Protect your Business – ASTA is the only travel industry organization that has the leadership, staff, resources, connections, and alliances to effectively defend the interests of travel agencies at all levels of government. Our efforts protect your bottom line.

Create Credibility and Trust - Display the ASTA logo to show consumers that you adhere to our Code of Ethics. The ASTA logo reflects your company's commitment to quality service and ethical business practices. Consumers want to do business with an agent they can trust.

Grow Your Business -Receive a complimentary listing on ASTA's consumer-driven website - www.TravelSense.org. Producing valuable leads, with over 30,000 unique visitors per month, we direct potential clients to you.

Strengthen Your Network - Gain access to over 8,000 members with our Member Directory. Use these contacts to build relationships and grow your business with trustworthy travel professionals. Join the conversation on our social media networks connect with global travel professionals through ASTA's Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter pages.

Save Time and Money - Have ASTA's E-Library, the largest database of travel-related information in the world, at your fingertips. Our extensive and easy-to-use database was created to keep you informed of industry news and research. Receive ASTA's press releases, member alerts, Dateline newsletter and ASTA SmartBrief, a daily news roundup, which keeps agencies informed on the latest and constantly changing industry news.

Develop Your Business Skills - ASTA provides many opportunities for continued education through online resources and webinars and ASTA's education varys in topics from destination training to industry research to business tools.

Register your employees - Extend ASTA's valuable industry resources and benefits to your frontline agents, keeping them well informed about industry developments and better prepared to provide top-notch service to your clients.

 

Question? Contact Chelas Poirier, Coordinator, Membership & Convention Sales at cpoirier@asta.org.

Membership Qualifications

Company Travel Agency Membership

  • Your company meets the below qualifications
    • Earn at least $5,000 annually from sales, or management of the sale of travel.
    • Located in the U.S., or one of its territories.
    • Holds state licenses or registration to operate a travel agency (when required).
    • That you are a company officer or are authorized to register your agency for a company membership.
  • You understand that you will be
    • Designated as the official representative for your company, which will include voting rights.
    • You will be the individual within your organization with access to give membership benefits to employees of your travel agency. 

Independent Contractors may join under this membership

 

 

Membership Dues Chart


 

Annual Sales Volume 

Full Payment


 

Less than $5 million

$320

 

Between $5-$10 million

$520

 

Between $10-$25 million

$720

 

Between $25-$35 million

$920

 

Between $35-$50 million

$1,320

Premium
Qualifying
Sales
Volumes*

 

Between $50-$100 million

$3,000

 

Between $100-$250 million

$4,000

 

Between $250-$500 million

$5,000

 

Between $500 million-$1 billion

$7,500

 

Between $1-$2.5 billion

$10,000

 

Between $2.5-$5 billion

$17,500

 

Greater than $5 billion

$25,000

*If paying semi-annually or quarterly, a $10 transaction fee will be applied to each transaction. This fee is included in chart above for semi-annual and quarterly payments.

 

*Companies with an annual sales volume of $50 million or more will automatically be enrolled in our Premium Membership program. You will be contacted by a Membership team member shortly after you complete your application.

If your sales volume is below $50 million but you would like to be a part of the Premium Membership program please contact Pam Bonin at pbonin@asta.org.

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