ASTA's (American Society of Travel Agents) Green
Program consists of educational and promotional resources that enable
travel agents and suppliers to increase their knowledge of travelís
impact on the environment and highlight to consumers their commitment to
keeping travel an environmentally friendly business.
working relationships with travel suppliers
and the latest in computer
reservation technology enable ASTA agents to access the most up-to-date
information on how
to get you the best value.
Your best interests
are the priority. ASTA has a long-standing record of fighting for
consumer rights and ASTA travel agents are required to adhere to a
stringent Code of Ethics.
Convenience The ASTA membership
includes over 18,000 travel agencies across the country, most of which
offer one-stop shopping
for all travel arrangements.
travel agents are knowledgeable and active in the industry. The
Society provides education, training and resource materials to its
members to equip them with the tools to offer the highest quality of
LI ASTA SUPPORTS:
Responsible Tourism - Everyday!
A few suggestions for agencies that are looking to get involved: Plant a
tree to offset carbon emissions, donate money to a reputable tourism
cause, or organize a
clean-up at a local historic sight. Regardless of the initiative,
ASTA encourages all members to take action to ensure the success of
LI ASTA supports the conservation efforts of Chandra Gurung
Conservation Trust and encourages its members to learn more and
contribute at Chandra Gurung
To find out more about global warming and Carbon Credits we encourage
members to visit websites of companies offering them such as
To download ASTA's Powerpoint presentation on Responsible Tourism
click here. Help make every day Responsible Tourism Day!
VIDEO: Have You Used the
One of the things we hear over and over is that
members don't know the benefits and resources ASTA provides.
month, check this space for a very brief video produced and graciously
shared by our friends at Southern California ASTA that shows you a "hidden
jewel" on the asta.org website.
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April 13, 2015 - Puerto Rico Tourism Meeting (rescheduled) at HR Singleton's
May 11, 2015 - Details TBA
June 8, 2015 - Joint meeting with NACTA
July & August 2015 - Summer Recess
October 5, 2015 - Long Island Trade Show at Westbury Manor
November & December - Details TBA
February 26 thru March 1, 2015 - ASTA Destination Expo in Morocco
March 19 - Legislative Day in Washington, D.C.
August 29 to September 1, 2015 - ASTA Global Convention in Washington, D.C.
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