Press Releases

2016 Executive Committee

Published December 3, 2015
USTOA Announces 2016 Executive Committee and Board of Directors at Annual Conference & Marketplace

2016 Travel Trends

Published December 3, 2015
USTOA Members Reveal Top Travel Trends for 2016

China

Published December 1, 2015
Opposites Attract in China: USTOA Members Offer an Insider Look at the Rich Blend of Modern and Ancient Culture

Brazil

Published October 20, 2015
USTOA Members Inspire Travelers to Let Their Adventurous Spirits Run Wild in Brazil

Papua New Guinea

Published September 15, 2015
Traditions of Tribal Life in Papua New Guinea Explored with USTOA Members

Travel Together Month

Published September 1, 2015
USTOA Members Put the World on Sale This September

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

Latest USTOA Blog Posts


Unexpected Holiday Dishes Around the Worldwith recipes
Unexpected Holiday Dishes Around the World – with recipes By: Gina Bang, Director of Marketing, Avanti Destinations One of the best-loved parts of any holiday is the special food we celebrate with, both savory and sweet. Here, we present 12 holiday specialties – with links to recipes – from countries as diverse as Morocco, Japan,… Read More
Floating Down the Path to Zero Waste 
Floating Down the Path to Zero Waste  By: Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Some travelers start to worry when they see their favorite brands start developing “greener practices.” Maybe they suspect greenwashing, maybe an excuse to cut costs… or maybe they care deeply about sustainability, but don’t want to make sacrifices with their hard-earned vacations.   Not… Read More
Meet Australia’s First Nations in Three Amazing Stops 
Meet Australia’s First Nations in Three Amazing Stops  By: Christian Baines Australia is a land of superlatives. Besides the world’s biggest island, it’s also home to the world’s oldest living culture. Around 500 Aboriginal nations are spread across all six of Australia’s states and two territories today. With distinct languages, traditions, legends, and methods of… Read More
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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