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ASTA Welcomes CNN’s Jake Tapper to Global Convention in Washington, D.C

Alexandria, VA, July 31, 2018 – Today, the American Society of Travel agents (ASTA) is pleased to announce that Jake Tapper, CNN’s Chief Washington Correspondent, anchor of The Lead with Jake Tapper and host of State of the Union, will participate in ASTA Global Convention 2018. This exclusive hour-long keynote and audience Q&A will take place on Thursday, August 23rd at the Washington Hilton, world-renowned home to the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner and this year’s convention.

Tapper’s presence comes at a pivotal time, when travel and politics regularly converge in the headlines. The ASTA travel agent community, bound by its own longstanding code of ethics, has the opportunity to be stewards of important information to their clients, similar to a journalist’s code of ethics. CNN’s Tapper will speak to today’s current affairs and his new book, The Hellfire Club.

If you have not registered to attend ASTA Global Convention 2018, reserve your spot soon as seats for this session are going fast:

Rebranded in 2018 as the American Society of Travel Advisors, ASTA is the leading global advocate for travel advisors, the travel industry and the traveling public. Its members represent 80 percent of all travel sold in the United States through the travel agency distribution channel. Together with hundreds of internationally-based members, ASTA’s history of industry advocacy traces back to its founding in 1931 when it launched with the mission to facilitate the business of selling travel through effective representation, shared knowledge and the enhancement of professionalism. For more information about the Society, visit Consumers can connect with an ASTA travel advisor at

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