Press Releases

Travel Together

Published June 17, 2014
New Curated Content Shares Live Like a Local Experiences from Members

Down Under Answers

Published May 8, 2014
Down Under Answers joins USTOA with leisure tours to the South Pacific

Austin Adventures

Published April 29, 2014
Austin Adventures joins USTOA offering upscale, active adventures

D-Day's 70th Anniversary

Published February 27, 2014
This June marks 70 years since allied forces invaded Normandy

2014 Survey Results

Published December 5, 2013
USTOA Members Reveal Travel Trends for 2014
USTOA Announces 2014 Executive Committee and Board of Directors at Annual Conference & Marketplace

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

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.

Learn More

Our website is set to allow the use of cookies — for more information click here. If you consent to cookies please click "Proceed" or simply continue browsing