ASTA today praised U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) for his announcement last week that he will introduce legislation forcing airlines operating in the United States to reimburse passengers for checked-baggage fees whenever their luggage fails to make the passenger’s flight or be delivered when other passengers collect their bags unless the airlines do so voluntarily.
Family pets are often a big part of the family, and sometimes it’s hard to leave them behind when you leave town. With these simple tips from ASTA, your pet won’t have to miss out on one fun moment of your family’s big vacation.
ASTA, the world’s largest travel trade association, announced today the success of its recent International Destination Expo (IDE) in Istanbul, Turkey (April 19-22).
ASTA released the results of its 2009Technology and Web Usage Report, sponsored by Sabre. The study, the only one of its kind that specifically looks at Internet usage, Web 2.0 marketing, and Web site development from an agency point of view, found that while agents are comfortable utilizing traditional forms of Web marketing, there is […]
ASTA’s Young Professionals Society (YPS) is launching a new Webinar series to provide career development resources for its members, as well as for young professionals considering a career in travel.
Foodies and those looking to learn more about the cuisine of Turkey now have even more reason to attend ASTA’s International Destination Expo (April 19-22, Istanbul)—the Turkish Delight tour.
Attendees of ASTA’s International Destination Expo (April 19-22, Istanbul) will kick off the event with a casual reception on the Bosporus on the evening of April 19.
ASTA is praising President Obama’s inclusion of several key small business lending-related initiatives in his first State of the Union Address
With the National Football League playoffs underway and the Super Bowl approaching, sports fans around the country will be looking for travel bargains and packages for the big game. ASTA offers some recommendations for fans evaluating travel packages.
ASTA and the Interactive Travel Services Association (ITSA) yesterday filed supplemental comments in response to oneworld Alliance’s (American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia Airlines, Royal Jordanian Airlines) application for anti-trust immunity (ATI) to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
In the wake of recent breaches in the screening of airline passengers and comments made yesterday by President Obama, ASTA has issued the following statement: Reports of continued attempts to attack the U.S. passenger air system serve as a reminder of the ongoing need for coordinated federal action to ensure that flying remains a safe, […]
Alexandria, VA – ASTA is proud to announce that San Juan, Puerto Rico will be the host of the 2011 International Destination Expo. Puerto Rico was chosen for its accessibility to U.S. travelers and its rich history and culture.
The recently released ASTA Travel Agency Business Trends survey has found that consumer interest in cruises remains for high for the upcoming winter and spring travel seasons, with the Caribbean and Mexico topping the destination charts for winter travel and spring finding U.S. travelers heading to the Caribbean and Europe.