ASTA is the industry’s only professional trade association that represents, educates and promotes the entire travel industry. As an educator of future travel professionals, it is vital that you are a part of your industry’s professional trade association. This membership was created for schools, universities and companies devoted to training and educating students for careers in the travel industry.
Travel schools can take advantage of ASTA’s benefits for an annual membership fee of $480.
Create Credibility and Trust - Display the ASTA logo to show students that you are a serious and committed educational facility. Students are looking for reliable, devoted educators and your affiliation with ASTA conveys your dedication to their education.
Grow Your Programs - Receive a listing on our online Travel School Directory. Generate exposure for your school with this directory which receives thousands of unique visitors per month.
Increase Your Enrollment - Receive referrals from ASTA Headquarters through our ASTA member Travel School Directory, directly from our membership department and through the most downloaded document on ASTA.org, “How to Become a Travel Agent”. Prospective students contact ASTA on a daily basis looking for a travel school and we are happy to refer them to our devoted Travel School Members.
Remain Informed - 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, to keep you informed on the latest industry news.
Share the Rewards with Your Students - ASTA connects you with travel professionals through local, national and international events to help you and your students build vital relationships. Students at ASTA member travel schools can join ASTA as a Future Travel Professional and receive a $10 discount. Promote the importance of having access to these valuable networking tools to your students who are looking to succeed in the travel industry.
Questions? Contact Andrea Caulfield, Member Care Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abide by ASTA's Code of Business Ethics
Educate and train individuals for a career in the travel industry
Meet any accreditation standards of the jurisdiction in which your school is located
Support the continued improvement of the travel agency industry
Be ineligible for any other category of membership