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Who We Are

ASTA is the leading global advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public. Expand your world. Go with the pros. 

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ASTA, short for the American Society of Travel Agents, is the world's largest association of travel professionals. Our members include travel agents and the companies whose products they sell such as tours, cruises, hotels, car rentals, etc. We are the leading advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public.

Our Mission

ASTA's (American Society of Travel Agents) mission is to facilitate the business of selling travel through effective representation, shared knowledge and the enhancement of professionalism.

ASTA and Its Mission

ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents) is the world's largest association of travel professionals. The mission of ASTA and its affiliated organizations is to facilitate the business of selling travel through effective representation, shared knowledge and the enhancement of professionalism. ASTA seeks a retail travel marketplace that is profitable, growing and a rewarding place to work, invest and do business. Founded in 1931 as the American Steamship and Tourist Agents' Association, ASTA and its affiliates now comprise the world's largest and most influential travel trade association with members in 140 countries. As the world's largest travel trade association, our work encompasses every aspect of the travel experience.

 

Public Policies

ASTA's Own Green Program

ASTA’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) statement is focused on Climate Change and Environmental Protection, Social Responsibility, Ethical Business Practices. Please see our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) statement for more detail on our environmental goals.  

ASTA's Position on Child Sex Tourism

ASTA supports the travel industry in the ongoing battle against child sex tourism with its adoption of the Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism. The Society encourages its members to support measures taken to counter the exploitation of women and children.

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