Press Releases

Live Like a Local

Published September 26, 2013
From Peru to Thailand, authentic travel opportunities to “live like a local”.

HuffPost Live

Published June 26, 2013
Matt Harding chats with HuffPost Live

Matt Harding's Journey Begins

Published March 13, 2013
Viral Video Sensation Matt Harding Hits the Road for USTOA

New Facebook Coffee Chats

Published January 14, 2013
USTOA Kicks-Off New Social Media Campaign With Live Facebook Coffee Chats

Matt Harding Partnership

Published December 7, 2012
USTOA Partners with Viral Travel Video Sensation Matt Harding

2012 Survey Results

Published December 7, 2012
New Survey Reveals Economic Impact of USTOA Membership

New Website

Published December 7, 2012
USTOA Launches New Website with Dedicated Travel Agent, Consumer and Member Access

New Year's Resolutions

Published November 18, 2012
Get a jumpstart on New Year's resolutions with tours from USTOA members

2013 Associate Member Advisory Committee

Published November 6, 2012
USTOA Announces 2013 Associate Member Advisory Committee

2012 Annual Conference Opening Session

Published October 11, 2012
Anita Mendiratta, CNN Consultant and International Tourism Strategist, To Speak at USTOA's 2012 Annual Conference & Marketplace in Hawaii

Latest USTOA Blog Posts


For Queen and Country: How Has Travel Changed in 70 Years?
For Queen and Country: How Has Travel Changed in 70 Years?  By: Katie Thompson – Marketing Manager at The Group Company This content was written prior to the sad passing of Her Majesty the Queen on September 8, 2022. As a recipient of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2018, The Group Company has been… Read More
How a Commercial Airline can Stay Committed to Sustainability and Cleaner Skies
How a Commercial Airline can Stay Committed to Sustainability and Cleaner Skies 6 ways Singapore Airlines integrates sustainability into its operations, and takes eco-friendliness from a trend to a core value  When you think of “going-green” you may think of household composting, sorting your recyclables, or riding your bike to work, but there are many… Read More
Tips for Being a More Responsible/Sustainable Traveler
Tips for Being a More Responsible/Sustainable Traveler  Every travel decision you make has the potential to move the needle toward a more sustainable future for people and our planet. Sure, you want to minimize any negative impacts of traipsing around the globe. But responsible tourism is all about considering how to do the most good,… 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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