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International Travel Agency Membership

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Strengthen your worldwide presence with ASTA's International Travel Agency membership. Enhance your company's reputation and capture new business all around the world.

International travel agencies can take advantage of ASTA’s member benefits for an annual membership fee of $405.

 

 

Key Member Benefits

 

Create Credibility and Trust - Display the ASTA logo to show consumers that you adhere to our Code of Ethics. The ASTA logo reflects your company's commitment to quality service and ethical business practices. Consumers want to do business with a travel agent they can trust.

Grow Your Business - Receive a complimentary listing on ASTA's consumer-driven website www.TravelSense.org. Producing valuable leads, with over 30,000 unique visitors per month. We direct potential clients to you. 

Strengthen Your Network - Gain access to over 8,000 members with our Member Directory. Use these contacts to build relationships and grow your business with trustworthy travel professionals. Join the conversation on our social media networks to build vital relationships with global travel professionals through ASTA's Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter pages.

Stay 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, which keeps agencies informed on the latest and constantly changing industry news.

Develop Your Business Skills - ASTA provides many opportunities for continued education at our annual domestic and international events, online resources and webinars. ASTA webinars vary in topics from destination training to industry research to business tools.

Share the Rewards with Your Staff* - Sign up your employees for an International Associate membership. Associate members will receive access to the Member Directory, use of the ASTA logo, a profile on TravelSense.org, subscription to ASTA Dateline Weekly and ASTAnetwork, access to ASTA's member only Linkedin group, and unlimited use of ASTA.org resources.

 

Questions? Contact Andrea Caulfield, Member Care Coordinator at acaulfield@asta.org.

Member Qualifications

In addition to abiding by ASTA's Code of Business Ethics, ASTA International members must fulfill (any) 2 of the following requirements:

  1. An accredited travel agency or supplier in good standing with the International Air Transport Association ("IATA"). IATA number must be provided and will be verified.
  1. Verification from local tourism association (membership certification or similar proof of membership)
  1. 2 Letters of recommendation:
    1. 1 letter of reference from the regulatory body or ministry of tourism in the country where the company resides. (Letter must provide the company name, address, IATA number and/or official government number. The letter will state that the regulatory body or ministry of tourism confirms said company is a recognized business within the Travel Industry).
    2. 1 letter of recommendation from a fellow International ASTA members or from a leader in another International travel membership organization.
  1. A company website this is current, maintained and available to consumers and travel professionals
  1. Company must have liability insurance for a minimum of 1 million dollars. (Must provide a copy of insurance certificate)

Questions? Contact ASTA’s Membership Department at askasta@asta.org or 703.739.2782.


Interested in a higher level of membership? UPGRADE! Premium International Travel Agency Membership. Click here.


 

 

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