Press Releases

Luis Maravi Joins USTOA

Published August 10, 2015
USTOA Names Luis Maravi Director of Membership and Programming

smarTours Joins USTOA

Published August 4, 2015
smarTours, specializing in affordable group tours to foreign, largely exotic locations joins USTOA

Intrepid Travel Resigns from USTOA

Published July 31, 2015
Intrepid Travel no longer participates in USTOA Program

Saxony with Avanti

Published July 7, 2015
USTOA Members Provide Authentic Connections to the World-Renowned Art Culture of Saxony
USTOA Members are taking a Wait and See approach on Greece

Terry Dale Extends Contract

Published June 22, 2015
USTOA's Terry Dale Signs New Three-Year Contract as President and CEO
Swahili International Tourism Expo (S!TE)

Congressional Caucus

Published June 11, 2015
USTOA Members Head to Capitol Hill for Fourth Annual Congressional Caucus

Peru with Travcoa

Published June 3, 2015
USTOA Members Provide Insider Access and Authentic Experiences to Live Like a Local in Peru

Spring 2015 Packaged Travel Index

Published May 21, 2015
Consumers Report Spending More and Plan to Take More International Trips

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USTOA $1 Million
Travelers Assistance Program

A travel vacation should not only be an unforgettable experience, but offer solid peace of mind. That’s why USTOA created a consumer protection fund which protects consumers who book with our Active Members.

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