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Travel Advisor Magazine

Travel Advisor Magazine Fall 2019

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  • Breathtaking Turkey - 7-Days of Stunning Landscapes & History — December 10, 2019
    ASTA is partnering with Meander Travel for an exciting educational journey to breathtaking Turkey in March 2020. During this webinar, you'll hear from our host, Hasene Gur, about the stunning landscapes in Istanbul, Cappadocia & Ephesus that you'll visit and history you will learn during your 7-day visit. Turkey today is an exciting destination that offers modern amenities and an endless variety of diverse attractions for even the most sophisticated travelers. For more information on this journey, please visit asta.org/educationaljourneys.

  • Health Insurance - Member Access — December 9, 2019
    ASTA is proud to announce that it has entered into a partnership to offer health insurance as an exclusive member benefit. Members, their families and their employees in 39 states are eligible for coverage. Login for more information and to access the link to the enrollment form.

  • California Assembly Bill 5 and the “Travel Agent Services” Exemption What You Need — December 4, 2019
    As you’ve likely heard, ASTA scored one of its biggest advocacy wins ever when it successfully lobbied the California legislature to include an exemption for travel advisors in the recently-enacted Assembly Bill 5. Without the exemption, the new law would have effectively outlawed the industry’s independent advisor business model in the state.

  • Health Insurance — December 2, 2019
    ASTA is proud to announce that it has entered into a partnership to offer health insurance as an exclusive member benefit. Members, their families and their employees in 39 states are eligible for coverage. Login for more information and to access the link to the enrollment form.

  • ASTA Operational Excellence through Benchmarking — November 15, 2019
    The ASTA Operational Excellence program is a unique and private group for small business owners that will allow you to gain exclusive insights and knowledge about agency operations and assessments to help navigate your own business to higher profitability and greater success.

  • California Assembly Bill 5 Compliance Fact Sheet — October 29, 2019
    This resource explains the state of the law on the engagement of independent contractors in California in 2020 and beyond in light of the enactment of Assembly Bill 5 and provides agency owners with guidance on satisfying the statutory criteria necessary to claim the “travel agent services” exemption secured through ASTA’s advocacy efforts.

  • What’s New at Hilton- What You Need to Know — October 28, 2019
    Join us to hear about the latest Hilton news, exciting hotel openings and brand updates, and to learn about Hilton’s boutique collection brands. You’ll also hear about how you can get rich travel advisor loyalty rewards via Unlimited Rewards for bookings you’re already making with Hilton.

  • Marketing Funnels, Landing Pages and Your Travel Agency’s Growth — October 16, 2019
    Marketing is the engine that both maintains your business and drives your travel practice forward. Learn how to combine powerful email messaging, autoresponders, landing pages, webinars, and more in one ingenious platform to generate leads and get better results for your travel agency.

  • Travel protection for Industry Insiders, by Industry Insiders — September 9, 2019
    UATP Insider’s Club offers annual travel protection coverage for travel agents when traveling on industry-free, reduced rate or full-fare tickets on a scheduled airline, Amtrak passenger train or cruise line. Available coverages include travel accident protection, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation, and checked lost/stolen baggage protection.

  • Engagement of Workers as Independent Contractors in California in Light of Assembly Bill 5 — August 12, 2019
    This FAQ document reviews common questions on the likely effect of the bill based on location of the agency and the IC, legal structures...


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