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ASTA, short for the American Society of Travel Agents, is the world's largest association of travel professionals. Our members include travel agents and the companies whose products they sell such as tours, cruises, hotels, car rentals, etc. We are the leading advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public.

ASTA offers many benefits to its members and the traveling public. The majority of ASTA's members are travel agencies. However, travel suppliers, such as airlines, hotels, car rental firms, cruise lines, and tour operators join ASTA. We also have membership categories for students, travel schools, retail travel sellers, and others. ASTA is the organization for anyone related to the travel industry!

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Learn Social media Tricks at THETRADESHOW when you go to THETRAVELBLOGGERSSHOW

Social media continues to be the hot topic, and while many peoplehave jumped on the bandwagon, there are still those looking to learn more, especially when it comesto utilizing these new tools to grow their business. This year, THETRADESHOW (Orlando Sept. 12-14)has lined up a full array of seminars, covering everything from YouTube marketing to the basics of…

Posted on August 6, 2010 at 11:00am

Working with Travel Marketers and Public Relations Agencies

Today, the lines between professional and personal, paid and earned are increasingly difficult to determine, thanks to the advent of social media. And for travel

bloggers and PR and marketing professionals the line gets even fuzzier. While

both groups may at heart have similar goals, their methods are very different,

which often leads to misunderstandings and…


Posted on August 6, 2010 at 9:00am

Learn from Niche Bloggers!

Partners of THETRADESHOW are pleased to announce the line-up for the session One Subject, One Blog: Do’s and Don’ts for Niche Blogging at THETRAVELBLOGGERSSHOW (Sept. 11-12).

This event, which for the first time will bring together travel bloggers and

the travel industry, is…


Posted on July 29, 2010 at 3:14pm

Travel Blog Show for Beginners and Pros at THETRADESHOW

by Chris Russo, ASTA President and Chair

If you're not yet blogging about your travel adventures, you should be. Who better than you to let people know about the creamiest gelato in Rome, the best surfing beach in Baja, or the ways you save money visiting Southeast Asia? After all, when people are planning a trip, they want to know what real travelers have experienced, not just what the guidebooks tell them a place "should" be like. Travelers today are getting information from hundreds… Continue

Posted on July 14, 2010 at 10:10pm — 4 Comments

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At 11:10pm on March 7, 2012, Karma Gyeltshen said…

Hi all,

Warmest Greetings from Bhutan !

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At 2:43pm on May 12, 2011, Margaret Andrzejewska-Bancewicz said…

Dear Travel Agents,


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I would be pleased to assist your travel agents working with the Polish market.

Best regards,


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