As a professional travel advisor, you help people make magical memories. At ASTA, we give you tools, training, and information to help you do that, and we tell your story. You advocate for your clients, and we advocate for you.
For more than 90 years, we have been travel advisor evangelists—we tell your story to the world, turning consumers into true believers in the value you provide. We’re your voice in the nation’s capitol and state capitols around the country, advocating for policies that benefit your business and protecting you from those that don’t.
But what does ASTA do for you, the individual travel advisor or travel business owner? You need the tools to help you attract customers and run your operation more efficiently—and we’ve got your toolkit. Here are just a few ways we help members’ businesses grow and thrive:
—Get consumer leads via our TripQuote feature on ASTA.org—we bring customers to you with travel needs that match your areas of expertise
—Stay current on the latest industry news and information, including updates from suppliers and destinations, with our Travel Advisor Daily e-newsletter and our timely webinars (watch live or on-demand)
—Display the ASTA logo and show customers your commitment to top-quality service
Whether you’re an independent travel advisor or part of a large agency, you can’t afford not to be a member of ASTA. Not only do we help you grow your business, but your support means we can keep doing all the great work we do on behalf of travel professionals everywhere.
Start taking advantage of all your membership has to offer! If you're not a member, or if your membership is coming to an end, join or renew your ASTA membership here.
Dave Bowman originally wrote this feature for the 2023 Travel Advisor Magazine.