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E-Library

ASTA’s E-Library provides access to resources created specifically for ASTA members. Utilize our extensive and easy-to-use database to search hundreds of reference documents, guides, white papers, business articles, legal documents and other industry resources to help save you time and money.

 

Newly Added Resources

  • Special Needs Group: Expanding your Reach and Value with a HIGHLY Desirable Client Demographic (Webinar) — October 10, 2018
    This webinar will introduce you to and educate you on how important it is to understand the special needs demographic and the opportunities that exist to add them to your client database.

  • Travel Protection for Industry Insiders, by Industry Insiders (Webinar- ASTA SBN) — October 10, 2018
    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.

  • All You Need to Know About Selling Israel to Your Clients — October 4, 2018
    Did you know, 4 million tourists are expected to visit Israel in 2018? Join Isram Israel and Isrotel on a journey through as you discover why Israel is one of the hottest destinations among the North American market. Get an introduction into Israel and Isram Israel’s wide range of program options and hear about Israel’s largest hotel chain, Isrotel.

  • ASTA Premium Logo Artwork — September 27, 2018
    Premium members have the ability to download and use logos which are displayed for their use.

  • ASTA Logo Usage Guidelines — September 27, 2018
    Rules and regulations pertaining to the display and usage of the ASTA logo.

  • ASTA Member Logo Artwork — September 27, 2018
    ASTA members are able to download and use the ASTA logo.

  • FTC Endorsement Guides Fact Sheet — September 26, 2018
    The question of how the Federal Trade Commission’s Endorsement Guides impact travel advisors’ use of social media has been in the news lately, and the goal is this fact sheet is to provide background on the Guides, how they might be applied to our industry and some best practices for members to consider in this area.

  • 'Instant' Travel agent Solicitation — September 25, 2018
    If a client asks you to evaluate an offer to become a travel agent, tell the client that ASTA's Consumer Affairs Department has issued a warning to consumers to beware of offers from "card mills," companies who ...

  • Travel Management’s Impact on Corporate Profitability & Productivity — September 18, 2018
    The purpose of the survey is to determine the perceived impact of travel management companies (TMCs) and travel agencies on the profitability and productivity of organizations. You will also learn how organizations view their relationships with TMCs / travel agencies, what aspects of the relationship with a TMC / travel agency have the most impact on the success of a managed travel program, the pros and cons of utilizing a TMC / travel agency and so on.
    Click Here to access this report

  • Advisors' Entitlement to Commissions — September 12, 2018
    Travel agencies are not, in the major part of what they do, retailers or principals in their own right who sell their own services. They are "agents" who sell to the public the transportation or accommodation services of others. The travel agency's function is to bring consumers who wish to purchase such services together with those who have such services to sell – suppliers.

 

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