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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.

 

Newly Added Resources

  • How America Travels – ASTA’s 2018 Consumer Research Study
    (Executive Summary)
    — December 4, 2018
    Funded by Carnival Corporation & plc, the 2018 version of “How America Travels” provides key insights into the travel ecosystem, including emerging trends related to the use of “sharing economy” services, new daylight into the consumer travel planning and booking processes, factors that help turn non-cruisers into cruisers and changing consumer needs as travel agents transition to travel advisors. Click Here to access this report

  • How America Travels – ASTA’s 2018 Consumer Research Study
    (Full Report)
    — December 4, 2018
    Funded by Carnival Corporation & plc, the 2018 version of “How America Travels” provides key insights into the travel ecosystem, including emerging trends related to the use of “sharing economy” services, new daylight into the consumer travel planning and booking processes, factors that help turn non-cruisers into cruisers and changing consumer needs as travel agents transition to travel advisors. Click Here to access this report

  • Why Join MTravel — November 29, 2018
    Whether you’re considering a new career in travel or looking to expand and develop your already lucrative travel business, MTravel Hosting Services offers options that will help. As one of the nation’s leading host agencies, MTravel is prided on helping independent travel professionals of all levels, achieve success beyond their individual scope. Interested in learning more? Please join Melissa Roberts from MTravel as she explains what helps MTravel stand out from other host agencies out there.

  • Los Cabos: Something for Everyone — November 26, 2018
    Did you know that Los Cabos has over 13 million visitors each year? Rodrigo Esponda, Managing Director of Los Cabos Tourism Board, will walk you through the famous city of Los Cabos and provide tips to help travelers make informed decisions about traveling to this ideal location. From golfing, world-class fishing, zip lining, ATVs, jet skiing, cuisine, nightclubs, and more…Los Cabos has something for everyone!

  • Diving into Mexico’s Biodiversity — November 20, 2018
    *Description: Mexico is one of the most megadiverse countries of the world. Although the Mexican territory represents only 1% of the earth's surface, it hosts more than 10% of the world's biological diversity. Hear from Javier Aranda of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board about Mexico’s biodiversity and how the country is truly a World Of Its Own.

  • ASTA Member Logo Artwork — November 20, 2018
    ASTA members are able to download and use the ASTA logo.

  • ASTA Premium Logo Artwork — November 20, 2018
    Premium members have the ability to download and use logos which are displayed for their use.

  • Protecting Your Travel Business: Legal Issues Regarding the Use of Independent Advisors — November 20, 2018
    This analysis provides guidelines for determining whether the government will view a travel-agency worker as an independent contractor or as an employee. It will also familiarize agents with some of the pertinent state and federal laws. Premium members receive expanded and analyses of state agency and contractor laws and a sample contractor agreement.

  • Federal Government Travel Contracts — November 20, 2018
    The two sources that control most federal government contracting with travel agencies are the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Military Traffic Management Command (MTMC).

  • California Seller of Travel Fact Sheet — November 20, 2018
    In late 2016, California made several changes to its seller of travel law, including broadening the exemption for independent advisors and adding a new registration requirement. In an effort to help our members comply with the new law, which went into effect on January 1, 2017, ASTA has updated its California Seller of Travel Fact Sheet.

 

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