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ASTA’s E-Library provides access to resources created specifically for ASTA members. Utilize our extensive and easy-to-use database to search hundreds of reference documents, guides, white papers, business articles, legal documents and other industry resources to help save you time and money.

 

Newly Added Resources

  • Celebrity goes BEYOND and now offers more Rate Options — June 30, 2022
    Watch to learn about our newest most innovative Celebrity Beyond and how to offer your clients the best rate options for their Celebrity cruise vacation. Introducing our newest “Cruise Only” no perk rate, Local Luxury (Resident Rates) and our most popular "Always Included.”

  • New Horizons in Small-Ship Cruising with Scenic & Emerald Cruises — June 29, 2022
    Watch for a sneak peek into the latest developments we have in store to continue raising the bar in the small-ship cruising industry with Scenic and Emerald Cruises.

  • Creating a Privacy Policy for Your Agency — April 5, 2022
    This report explains the law on Web site privacy policies, offers privacy policy implementation tips and contains a sample privacy policy that Members can use to craft their own privacy policy. It also addresses the issue of managing privacy within the office by protecting employee records and assuring that office equipment is used properly.

  • The Employee Classification Quandary Report — April 5, 2022
    A member report on how travel advisors fall under the Federal Wage and Hour Laws, the report includes an overview of the federal minimum wage and overtime rules under the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act)

  • Credit Card Surcharge Laws — April 5, 2022
    Focusing on the laws of eleven states that ban credit card surcharges in specific transactions, this report examines how those laws affect travel agencies and airlines. The report also includes an analysis on how well travel agencies are protected by these laws should the airlines decide to pass credit card expenses onto travel agencies.

  • California Seller of Travel Fact Sheet — April 5, 2022
    California made several changes to its seller of travel law, including broadening the exemption for independent advisors and adding a new registration requirement. In an effort to help our members comply with the new law, which went into effect on January 1, 2017, ASTA has updated its California Seller of Travel Fact Sheet.

  • ASTA Guide to Selling Tours — April 5, 2022
    This guide will assist with the many different types of tours offered in the marketplace, including traditional escorted, special interest, and customized (independent) tours.

  • Protecting Your Travel Business: Legal Issues Regarding the Use of Independent Advisors — April 5, 2022
    This analysis provides guidelines for determining whether the government will view a travel-agency worker as an independent contractor or as an employee. It will also familiarize advisors with some of the pertinent state and federal laws. This report has been expanded to include analyses of state agency and contractor laws and a sample contractor agreement.

  • Ensemble Travel Group - Gather Insights with Ensemble — February 11, 2022
    Ensemble can help change the direction of your business and transform it by staying ahead of the curve. Using our proprietary Data Monetization Center and the insights it provides, you will be able to gather data, pinpoint booking patterns and trends, and make reliable predictions for the year ahead.

  • Travel Leaders Network - Belong, Inspire and Grow — February 11, 2022
    Travel Leaders Network is a passionate community of travel professionals focused on mutual success. Travel Leaders Network is one of the largest sellers of luxury travel, cruises, and tours in the industry.

 

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