ASTA Young Professionals Society (YPS) is a place for ASTA Members who are under the age of 40(ish). YPS brings together young travel professionals throughout the year for networking, education, and career development.
As a YPS member, your opportunities are vast, but the way you choose to engage is up to you! Whether thought leadership opportunities, YPS only FAMs, networking events, and panels, you are welcome to participate however you see fit: be it as a speaker
or as a spectator.
Join our YPS Committee to become an integral part in curating our YPS programming and encourage initiatives that resonate with YOU.
Tomorrow’s Leaders Today: You may be well established in your agency or a rookie with big dreams. If you are a travel professional and care about professionalism; want to develop and use your leadership skills; and want to
meet others who share your mindset and passions, then join YPS today.
Individuals create life long friends and business connections through ASTA's Young Professional Society.
Our Mission: ASTA Young Professionals Society (YPS) is a place for ASTA Members who are under the age of 45(ish). YPS brings together young travel professionals throughout the year for networking, education, and career development.
Benefits of Joining:
Custom created for the YPS, there’s nothing like having a firsthand experience with your peer. These in-depth ASTA-exclusive destination experiences provide the tools you’ll need to effectively sell new destinations, products, and programs.
The Young Professional Society of ASTA and Emerald Cruises invites you to join us on a magical Christmas markets experience along the Rhine-Main rivers. Our 8 day journey will also include professional development, opportunities for networking and celebration for our YPS FAMS and sponsored activities.
December 3 - 10, 2022
The ASTA Global River Cruise Expo is the place to elevate your river cruise knowledge. You'll experience river cruising firsthand and have the opportunity to make side-by-side comparisons.
March 15-18, 2023
Members often write to thank us when they are particularly excited about a particular benefit of membership, whether it's the YPS gathering at ASTA Global Convention or a YPS member only webinar. Here's some excerpts from the notes we've received.
ASTA's efforts in government advocacy are oftentimes the first time I hear about important issues and it is encouraging to know that we have support to help create stability in a constantly changing atmosphere.
Jason HollandTravel Agent
I salute ASTA for their integrity and dignity and uplifting of all agents. The organization gives me the tools and support that helps me be the best I can be at my job of making my clients dreams come true.
Camille AdamsIndependent Contractor
ASTA is simply the best, better than all the rest.
Suzie SmithProject Manager
Please fill out the form below and we will get back to you shortly. In order to join, you or your company must be an ASTA member. You should be a young professional, 45(ish) or under.
In a short paragraph, tell us where you are in your career.
We are grateful to our most supportive partners, ASTA Proud Partners. Recognizing how important travel advisors are to their success, these companies invest their time and resources to support ASTA’s mission and ensure a healthy and robust travel agency distribution channel.