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


Debunking Common Myths about Guided Vacations
Debunking Common Myths about Guided Vacations By Lisa Sands, Director of Marketing, CIE Tours As it relates to fast-paced journeys through Europe, you’ve likely heard the phrase “if it’s Tuesday, this must be Belgium!”.  A 1969 movie by that name exaggerated the experiences people had in the early days of motorcoach touring; and although the… Read More
Windstar Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Polynesian Cruises
Windstar Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Polynesian Cruises By: Carolyn Spencer Brown Christopher Prelog has been to French Polynesia many times and one thing stays true for him on every visit. “There is a state of mind about Polynesia that blends natural beauty, a sense of grace and peace and, importantly, the energy of the people.”… Read More
Regenerating The Red Sea
Regenerating The Red Sea Located on the west coast of Saudi Arabia, the Red Sea is evolving as a year-round destination with a key focus on regeneration through sustainable practices that include 100% commitment to renewable energy, modern technology to provide personalized digital services, and immersive experiences for a “true Arabian” adventure.   The Red Sea… 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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