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Travel Glossary
Published February 22, 2019
Here’s a glossary covering some of the terminology most frequently used in travel brochures.
WEBINAR: TSA Real ID - Compliant ID
Published February 8, 2019
Recap of the TSA Real ID webinar held on Feb. 7th about compliance with Real ID program of the TSA
WEBINAR: Virtual Reality Trends in the Travel Industry
Published January 15, 2019
Recap of the January 15 webinar on Virtual Reality Trends in the Travel Industry
2018 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace Recap for Active Members
Published December 6, 2018
Click here to review the recap of the 2018 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace
40th USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace Recap for Associate Members
Published December 6, 2018
Click here to review the recap of the 2018 USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace
WEBINAR: Understanding the Motivations of Packaged Travel Consumers - Cornell Innovation Lab
Published October 17, 2018
Recap of the October 16th webinar on Understanding the Motivations of Packaged Travel Consumers by the Cornell Innovation Lab
WEBINAR: International Travel Preparedness
Published September 25, 2018
Recap of the September 25th webinar on international travel preparedness from the US Department of State
WEBINAR: Aviation Safety Awareness - Understanding The Full Experience
Published May 25, 2018
A discussion of the risks and how operators mitigate and eliminate risk, and what you can do to be a more informed user of worldwide aviation resources.
WEBINAR: Understanding The New GDPR
Published May 11, 2018
Understand the new General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR and how it affects the travel industry
WEBINAR: Tour Operator/Travel Agency Legal Relationship
Published April 11, 2018
Review the intricacies of the legal relationship between tour operators and travel agencies.

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