ASTA, the world's largest association of travel professionals, is the leading global advocate for travel agencies, the travel industry and the traveling public. That makes us your perfect source for expertise on everything travel. 

Our public relations team can happily connect you with top experts in every area of travel, from river cruising  and traveling with pets to planning a family reunion in a pandemic. We also can provide you with our latest research on travel trends and help you get advice and feedback for your readers when the next crisis strikes. 



Featured News

From travel tips and trends to hands-on advice from ASTA members and media coverage of the industry, here are some of our favorite stories.

  • Save and Access Perks by Working with a Certified Travel Professional

    Cardrates.com looks at how working with an ASTA Verified Travel Advisor benefits travelers. 

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  • Allure of the Seas Launches out of Galveston

    Royal Caribbean’s new LEED zero energy terminal hosted the biggest ship to sail out of the state of Texas

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  • Planning Ahead for Holiday Travel

    When it comes to holiday travel, the early bird almost always wins out. But don’t despair if you’ve waited until the last minute. Here’s what the pros advise.

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  • Despite Cost, New Research Says Travel Tops Consumer Wish List

    Recent study on travel sentiment shows that consumers want to travel, and many will not let anything stop them.  

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  • Behold The Travel Comeback

    With pandemic fears and regulations subsiding, Americans are eager for revenge travel – despite inflation. But amid rising complexities and heightened demand for bucket list experiences, travel advisors are all the more of the essence, says journalist Ross Kenneth Urken.

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  • DOT Proposal Increases Transparency on Fees, Adds New Burdens for Advisors

    ASTA has long believed that consumers deserve full transparency in airfares and optional ancillary service fees..."

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  • Travel Advisors Share Example Of How They Amaze And Delight Their Clients

    Travel advisors can seen a bit like magicians. They help their clients pursue their interests in very personal ways and arrange things most travelers would not even dream possible.


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  • 10 Reasons Why Travel Advisors Are Essential

    The reasons why travel advisors are essential part of the business and leisure travel ecosystem.

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