Press Releases

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

Discover Switzerland

Published September 28, 2017

AmaWaterways Joins USTOA

Published September 12, 2017
AmaWaterways Joins USTOA

Latest USTOA Blog Posts


10 Amazing Lion Facts
10 Amazing Lion Facts By: Lion World Travel Nothing represents the essence of Africa more than the symbol of the lion.   Lions are one of Africa’s most recognizable animals in the wilderness. Lions signify courage, strength, and power. Spending up to 20 hours a day sleeping or resting, they are the laziest of the big… Read More
Old Dogs, New Tricks: Bringing Regenerative Practices to Legacy Tour Operators  
Old Dogs, New Tricks: Bringing Regenerative Practices to Legacy Tour Operators   By Melissa DaSilva, President of TTC Tour Brands, North America – Trafalgar, Contiki, Brendan Vacations, Costsaver, Insight Vacations and Luxury Gold  For more than 100 years, The Travel Corporation has been taking travelers off the beaten path and into the destinations we serve. In… Read More
Places In New Zealand That Don’t Feel Real
Places In New Zealand That Don’t Feel Real By Katie Manly, Swain Destinations  New Zealand is for adventure seekers of all levels.   Its Māori culture is renowned for being welcoming and wise.   The adventure on offer ranges from mild to high octane.   Its landscapes have become immortalized thanks to the many films it has set… 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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