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American Society of Travel Advisors’ Vacation Do Over Winners Unbox Travel Itinerary
New York, NY, January 24, 2020 – Today, the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) unveiled the latest chapter of its groundbreaking Vacation Do Over campaign, focusing on “the reveal” and interactions between the ASTA-member travel advisor selected to execute the trip and the campaign-winning Freemyer family.

American Society of Travel Advisors Rolls Out Health Insurance for Members Association Plan Will Allow Small Businesses and Individuals to Save on Insurance Premiums
Today, the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) is proud to announce the finalized details of its partnership with Association Health Programs of Overland Park, Kansas (AHP) to offer health insurance as an exclusive benefit to its membership.

American Society of Travel Advisors Pairs Vacation Do Over Winner with a Verified Travel Advisor
Today, the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) is announcing that ASTA member and Verified Travel Advisor (VTA) Kathy Kocharhook, Founder and CEO of Sail-N-Travel in San Jose, CA, will serve as the travel advisor for the winners of the “Vacation Do Over” contest.

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Coronavirus Update Members Only - Please Login
As you have likely heard, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that has the potential to cause severe disease and death.

Status of Australian Tour Operator Excite Holidays Uncertain Members Only - Please Login
On Wednesday, Travel Weekly reported that Australia-based tour operator Excite Holidays has not been responsive to calls and e-mails over the last few weeks, leaving advisors uncertain as to whether the company remains a going concern.

Utah Tax Reform Proposal Passes with No Tax on Travel Advisors Members Only - Please Login
Yesterday, the Utah legislature convened in a one-day special session to consider a long-awaited tax reform proposal. As you will remember, the legislature considered a bill to lower the state's sales and use tax rate from 4.7 to 3.1 percent...

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