ASTA Association News


ASTA Destination Expo in Nairobi, Kenya -- Register before Feb. 16!

ASTA SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

Join us Feb. 24 to 26, 2017 for ASTA Destination Expo 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. Wild and beautiful, vibrant and fast developing, Kenya is filled with experiences to delight you and your clients, not to mention that selling Kenya is a high profit margin for agents. Plus, add on a 3-day optional extension to the Masai Mara, a large game reserve contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in neighboring Tanzania. Hurry! Register before Feb. 16 to take advantage of our Regular Rate pricing!


ASTA Member Discount for the New York Times Travel Show

ASTA SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

Join ASTA at the 14th Annual New York Times Travel Show, Jan. 27-29, 2017. ASTA members can use the discount code "TRAVELAGENT" to save $5 off the advance rate of $59! Trade Day Conference Registration includes admission to all Travel Industry Conferences, lunch, keynote address, industry reception, exclusive time in the Exhibition, Saturday and Sunday seminars, Meet the Experts, and Exhibition. Register today!


Register for ASTA Destination Expo in Nairobi, Kenya today -- Rates increase after Feb. 16!

ASTA SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Join us Feb. 24 to 26, 2017 for ASTA Destination Expo 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. Wild and beautiful, vibrant and fast developing, Kenya is filled with experiences to delight you and your clients, not to mention that selling Kenya is a high profit margin for agents. Plus, add on a 3-day optional extension to the Masai Mara, a large game reserve contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in neighboring Tanzania. Registration starts at $314. We can't wait to see you in Kenya!


Don't miss ASTA Destination Expo in Nairobi, Kenya!

ASTA SmartBrief | Jan 16, 2017

ASTA Destination Expo 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya is one of the most exciting events on the calendar! The event will run from Feb. 24-25, with additional tours available in the Masai Mara National Reserve from Feb. 26-28. The sightseeing tour will include various highlights, including visiting Karen Blixen's home from the popular "Out of Africa" book and movie. In addition, unique experiences such as hot air balloon safaris will wow attendees, making this event truly unmissable. Don't miss out -- register today!


Educational programs courses for on-the-go professionals

ASTA SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

ASTA's members can access a variety of courses to gain the resources needed to stay on the cutting edge of travel. Courses are designed to make it easy for you to work at your own pace. Our premium selection of programs covers topics such as business basics, specialty market shares, travel destination specializations, niche travel and more. Discover the indispensable business benefits of our courses by joining ASTA today!


Receive a 1-year subscription to Agent Life magazine at NO COST!

ASTA SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017

In celebration of the new year, the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) is offering a complimentary one-year subscription to Agent Life Magazine. Just simply complete the subscription form HERE to receive this quarterly publication dedicated to support professional travel consultants. Learn successful tips on social media marketing, successful travel business practices, selling specific destinations and more. This is NACTA's gift to you. Happy new year!


Sign up for ASTA's Regulatory Compliance Course

ASTA SmartBrief | Dec 29, 2016

ASTA is committed to training travel agents on the federal regulations. To accompany this year's Regulatory Compliance Handbook, ASTA has released an education course that can be easily administered to your front line agents to ensure your company's compliance. As an ASTA member, you and your staff will receive a significant course discount! Visit www.ASTA.org/MemberTraining to get your discount code and enroll today. Not a member? Join ASTA today.


Holiday savings from the National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA)!

ASTA SmartBrief | Dec 27, 2016

NACTA is spreading holiday cheer and wants you to save money! Take advantage of NACTA's 30th anniversary discount and SAVE $30 on NACTA's $165 US travel consultant membership ... that's only $135 for a one-year membership. Act now, offer ends at midnight on 12/30/16. Apply at www.NACTA.com, Use Coupon Code: CHEERS30


Join us for ASTA Capitol Summit 2017!

ASTA SmartBrief | Dec 27, 2016

For the first time, ASTA is combining its annual Premium Business Summit, Corporate Advisory Council Meeting and Legislative Day into one blockbuster event taking place in Washington, D.C. The inaugural ASTA Capitol Summit will run from June 4 to 7, 2017. Visit ASTA.org/events to learn more and to register for this can’t-miss event!


ASTA logo enhances your website

ASTA SmartBrief | Dec 23, 2016

Enhance your company's reputation with the ASTA logo. Be recognized worldwide by travel agents, suppliers and consumers as a part of a reputable travel community. ASTA and its affiliates now comprise the world's largest and most influential travel trade association with members in 120 countries. As the world's largest travel trade association, our work encompasses every aspect of the travel experience. Visit ASTA.org to download the ASTA logo and to find out more about the guidelines of using the ASTA logo. Not a member? Join today!


Register for ASTA Destination Expo in Nairobi, Kenya, today!

ASTA SmartBrief | Dec 22, 2016

Join us February 24 to 26, 2017 for ASTA Destination Expo 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. Wild and beautiful, vibrant and fast developing, Kenya is filled with experiences to delight you and your clients, not to mention that selling Kenya is a high profit margin for agents. Plus, add on a 3-day optional extension to the Maasai Mara, a large game reserve contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in neighboring Tanzania. Registration starts at $314. We can't wait to see you in Kenya!




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