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Here’s a small sampling of the media outlets that ASTA’s public relations team has provided with information to educate travelers about all the advantages of using a travel advisor and to showcase their professionalism and expertise.

ASTA in the News

Media Coverage

The ASTA Communications team serves as travel advisor evangelists to the media, to consumers and to the world at large. 

  • CNN Says Travel Advisors are at Their Best When Travel is Most Complex

    Whether it's a pandemic, heatwaves or airline strikes, travel advisors have it handled. 

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  • Washington Post on Why Travel Industry Ethics Matter

    ASTA's logo is a seal of approval for the travel consumer. 

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  • A New Breed of Travel Agents

    ASTA worked with CBS News to develop a piece on the "new breed" of travel agents.

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  • New York Times' Things to Know When Choosing a Travel Agent

    With consumers looking to travel more than ever, New York Times gives the four things to know when choosing a travel advisor.

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  • Do People Still Use Travel Agents?

    National Geographic looks into whether or not people still use travel advisors, and the answer is a resounding yes!

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  • Why Using a Travel Advisor Will Make Your Vacations More Enjoyable

    USA Today took a closer look at the extra perks, comfort and peace of mind that comes with working with a trusted travel advisor.

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  • AARP's 4 Reasons to Hire a Travel Agent

    AARP listed four of the top reasons you need to hire a travel advisor for your next trip. 

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  • 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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