About the ASTA Destination Expo
ASTA Destination Expo is an international destination event taking place annually in a different location every year. The event is dedicated to training of outbound U.S. travel advisors to become destination specialists in select countries. Attendees can expect to receive first-hand destination training from local experts, connect face-to-face with leading travel suppliers, as well as visit and experience the destination at an affordable price before recommending to your clients.
Here’s what you can expect during this event.
- Educational sessions to learn the secrets to selling the beautiful country of Croatia
- Complimentary sightseeing tours
- Unique evening receptions
- Appointment sessions to allow you to meet 1:1 with local suppliers, plus a trade show of local suppliers
- Pre/Post Educational Journeys opportunities, provided at an additional fee
This year's event will be held in
Dubrovnik, Croatia from December 3-6, 2020.
Past ASTA Destination Expo locations include:
- Tel Aviv, Israel (2019)
- Athens, Greece (2018)
- Nairobi, Kenya (2017)
- Seville, Spain (2016)
- Marrakech, Morocco (2015)
- Merida, Mexico (2014)
For a full list of past locations, click here.
The American Society of Travel Advisors, ASTA is the leading global advocate for travel advisors, the travel industry and the traveling public. Its members represent 80 percent of all travel sold in the United States through the travel agency distribution channel. Together with hundreds of internationally-based members, ASTA’s history of industry advocacy traces back to its founding in 1931 when it launched with the mission to facilitate the business of selling travel through effective representation, shared knowledge and the enhancement of professionalism.
For more information, visit ASTA.org. Consumers can connect with an ASTA travel advisor at TravelSense.org .