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ASTA’s E-Library provides access to resources created specifically for ASTA members. Utilize our extensive and easy-to-use database to search hundreds of reference documents, guides, white papers, business articles, legal documents and other industry resources to help save you time and money.

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Newly Added Resources

  • Avalon Waterways 2016 — February 19, 2015
    An Early Look at Avalon Waterways 2016 with Current Trends and Promotions to Help You Sell More Avalon Waterways Today.

  • Travel Insurance 101 — February 19, 2015
    Travel insurance can protect your clients from all the unexpected situations they may encounter.

  • The Experts Agree: Specialization is the Key to Your Success! — January 15, 2015
    ASTA Destination Expo 2015, Feb 26 - March 1, 2015, is designed to help you make the connections you need to become a much sought-after Morocco travel expert.

  • Airline Commission Grid — January 13, 2015
    Airline commissions as listed in the carriers' Direct Reference System (DRS) files for U.S. based agents, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • Alaska Railroad for the “Inside Track:” what’s new in 2015 — January 12, 2015
    Heather Dudick, Alaska Railroad’s Passenger Sales Manager, presents the Inside Track Alaska Rail Specialist: your ticket to learning about the many ways your clients can explore Alaska by rail, and greater commissions for you.

  • 2013 Financial Benchmarking Report — December 12, 2014
    Agency finances have improved compared to 2009. Average agency sales have returned to pre-downturn levels.

  • 2014 Independent Agents Report — December 12, 2014
    This report profiles the independent agent population. There is much variability in this population.

  • Consumer and Agency Trends for International Members — December 11, 2014
    Director of Research, Melissa Teates, as she reviews the latest data on inbound/outbound travel, world travel trends and agency trends that affect international tourism.

  • The Ins and Outs of Ensuring Hassle-Free Airport Screening for Your Clients — December 10, 2014
    TSA’s Risk-Based Security presentation about the various ways your clients can enroll in the PreCheck programs.

  • ASTA Destination Expo 2015 - Morocco — November 19, 2014
    This unique and utterly captivating destination is the host of ASTA Destination Expo (ADE) 2015. In this video we review everything you can expect at this wonderful and exciting event.


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