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German VAT Webinar with ETOA
Published August 16, 2022
Tom Jenkins, CEO of ETOA shared insights about the German VAT on non-European tour operators and the potential repercussions.
DEI & Sustainability Webinar
Published July 25, 2022
Insights into DEI and Sustainability efforts.
Travel & Hospitality University Programs in the United States
Published June 3, 2022
USTOA Members may directly engage with these institutions for their own talent scouting and mentoring efforts
John Hughes Memorial Fund
Published June 2, 2022
USTOA has created a Memorial Fund for our legal counsel, John Hughes
Europe Update Webinar with ETOA & ETC
Published April 22, 2022
Update on inbound European tourism from North America
Cocktails with Liz, CEO of PATA
Published March 24, 2022
Virtual session with Liz Ortiguera, CEO of PATA
2021 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace Recap for Active Members
Published December 16, 2021
Click here to review the recap of the 2021 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace
2021 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace Recap for Associate Members
Published December 16, 2021
Summary Report from the conference in San Diego
USTOA Town Hall - August 26
Published August 26, 2021
USTOA Board of Directors and Active Members participated in a discussion on Sustainable Travel.
Wednesdays At One Series with Airlines for America
Published June 23, 2021
Update on the airline industry during COVID-19, how the industry is responding to the pandemic, and more

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.

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