The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA), the world's leading association of travel professionals, is the global advocate for travel agencies, the travel industry and the traveling public. We champion ethical and traveler-friendly practices and policies at every level of government and throughout the travel and hospitality industry. Our members are all bound by a shared code of ethics.



ASTA's specialized courses range from legal issues and marketing to artificial intelligence. There’s also a wide array of travel advisor fam trips, training and certifications with significant ASTA member discounts on all programs.  

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From travel tips and trends to hands-on advice from ASTA members and media coverage of the industry, here are some of our favorite stories.

  • ASTA Accuses American Airlines of Intentionally Misrepresenting its Position on NDC to Divert Attention from the Real Problem

    After reading American Airlines’ response to ASTA’s complaint to the Department of Transportation, one thing is clear...

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  • Virgin Voyages’ commitment to sustainable marine fuel among other initiatives led to their win.

    The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) is proud to announce Virgin Voyages as their 2023 ‘Green Partner in Travel Award’ winner.

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  • Don't Trust Your Travels to an Instagram Influencer

    In the age of social media, with wanderlust-inducing Instagram feeds and YouTube vlogs abound, travelers have more options than ever before to plan their dream vacations.

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  • American Society of Travel Advisors Launches Rebranded ‘The Travel Advisor Conference’

    The ASTA Travel Advisor Conference will re-focus on educating attendees with elite business skills taught by top names like entrepreneur Venus Williams and former FBI Lead Negotiator Chris Voss.

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  • Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Perfect All-Inclusive Resort

    With so many all-inclusive resorts out there, it can almost feel impossible to narrow down your choices. Here's what the experts recommend.

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  • ASTA Partners with Signature on Industry Training

    The consortium has signed a three-year agreement to utilize ASTA’s Roadmap to Becoming a Travel Advisor as part of its new-to-industry training program

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ASTA events bring together the best minds in the industry. It is where Travel Agency Professionals, convene for inspiration, education, and entertainment. Browse through the series of upcoming events below and register now to start expanding your knowledge.

  • 13-16March
    River Cruise Expo 2024

    Join us in Amsterdam for the 2024 ASTA River Cruise Expo

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  • 29-31May
    The ASTA Travel Advisor Conference 2024

    Join us May 2024 for The ASTA Travel Advisor Conference

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  • 24-27August
    Caribbean Showcase 2024

    Experience all things Caribbean with ASTA in Curaçao

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  • 16-20October
    Premium Business Summit 2024

    Experience this exclusive event for ASTA Premium Members on the Virgin Voyages Valiant Lady.

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