Press Releases

The Philippines Offers Travelers Sun, Sand, Sea

Terry Dale Signs New Contract

Published August 7, 2018
USTOA’S TERRY DALE SIGNS NEW THREE-YEAR CONTRACT AS PRESIDENT AND CEO

Reasons to Visit Japan in 2018

Published July 19, 2018
Discover What Makes Japan One of 2018’s Hottest Destinations With New Trips, Special Savings, and Live Like a Local Experiences
Wendy Wu Tours To Resign USTOA Membership as a Result of Operational Restructure

Bucket List Travel: Party of One

Published June 27, 2018
USTOA Members Embrace Solo Travelers with New Itineraries, Savings, and Special Features
USTOA CHAMPION IN TRAVEL AWARD PRESENTED TO SENATOR JEFF FLAKE

Authentic Vacations Joins USTOA

Published June 20, 2018
Terry Dale, president and CEO of The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA), announced today that Authentic Vacations, has joined USTOA as its newest Active Member.

2018 Travel Trends

Published November 29, 2017
Nine and a Half Out of Ten Members Forecast Growth for Year Ahead; More Than Three Quarters Reported an Increase in Sales for 2017

2018 Executive Committee

Published November 28, 2017
The United Tour Operators Association (USTOA) announced the 2018 Board of Directors, five of whom serve as the associations’ Executive Committee

Why We Travel

Published November 2, 2017
The New Why We Travel Campaign Highlights the Reasons Behind the Destination Choice

Latest USTOA Blog Posts


5 Things to Consider When Shopping for a Travel Insurance Plan
5 Things to Consider When Shopping for a Travel Insurance Plan By: Sharon L. Broo, CTA, P&C and L&H Licensed, Vice President, USI Travel Insurance Services  It’s 2022 and travel looks a lot different than it did in 2019. As people feel the comfort offered by vaccines and reduced Covid spread, the travel bug is… Read More
Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula: Ancient culture waiting to be explored
Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula: Ancient culture waiting to be explored  By: Jason Z. Cohen of Pleasant Holidays From the pyramids that rise above the remnants of ancient Mesoamerican cities such as Chichen Itza, Coba, Ek Balam and Tulum, to the cenotes that lie underfoot, Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula to this day reflects the continuing influence of the… Read More
Discover Italy’s New UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Discover Italy’s New UNESCO World Heritage Sites By: Susan Van Allen  Extraordinary destinations for travelers are added every year to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. In 2021, three of the new sites selected were in Italy, bringing Italy’s World Heritage Site total to 58—the most of any country in the world.  While many of Italy’s UNESCO… 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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