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Upcoming ASTA Educational Journeys
Charming Vietnam: 10-Days of Immersive Exploring the Natural Wonders
Postponement Note: Out of the health and safety for our members, this educational journey, that was scheduled for May 13-23, has been postponed. We're working closely with our partners at the Vietnam Tourism Board to provide you new future dates. If you are interested in joining this FAM, please contact Bob Duglin at Bob@asta.org.
This customized Educational Journey is bringing business and immersive education together in the charming country of Vietnam. You'll visit the top destinations and attractions your clients are requesting, like the city of Hanoi, the UNESCO World Heritage site Ninh Binh, Halong Bay, Da Nang, Hue, and Ho Chi Minh City. During this journey, we'll be taking part of the Vietnam International Travel Market (VITM) and have the opportunity to meet and network with the top tourism officials in this dynamic country. Rates start at $599 per person double occupancy. Learn more »
Genuine Ukraine: A Patchwork of Traditions
Postponement Note: Out of the health and safety for our members, this educational journey, that was scheduled for June 10-18, has been postponed. We're working closely with our partners to provide you new future dates. If you are interested in joining this FAM, please contact Bob Duglin at Bob@asta.org.
With more than 14 million travelers visiting in 2018, Ukraine offers rich culture, history, architecture and scenery. From its copious domed Orthodox churches, the Black Sea coastline, forested Carpathian mountains, and home to 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Ukraine is a very diverse country that's undiscovered to many tourists. During this FAM, you'll explore the cities of Kyiv, Lviv, Ivano Frankivsk, Kolomyia, Yaeremche, Chernivtsi, Vinnytsya and see the Carpathian Mountains. Attendees will also have the option for a day tour to Chernobyl. Learn more »
7-Day Enchanting Italy: The Dream of Tuscany Experience
Two date options available:
Journey #1: Saturday, September 26th - Friday, October 2nd, 2020 *New dates*
Journey #2: Saturday, October 10th - Friday, October 16th, 2020
This is the ultimate in luxury experience through enchanting Italy!
Imagine waking up to breathtaking views of the Tuscan Hills and Chianti countryside, discovering wine from the most famous wine region in the world, tasting (and making) extraordinary and fresh cuisine, visiting the artistic city of Florence, seeing the architectural phenomenon of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and so much more. Fall in love with the region that only songs and poetry could be written about! Rates start at $2,650/person double occupancy for ASTA members and space is limited. Learn more! »
Classic Romania: Dracula Tour of Transylvania
October 26 - November 2, 2020
If you are a Halloween enthusiast, this will be the FAM you cannot miss. Imagine visiting Dracula's Castle on Halloween and taking part in a Halloween Party in a surprise location in the Old Town of Brasov.
Enjoy the remarkable essence of Romania, one of the most beautiful countries in Southeastern Europe. During this FAM, presented and hosted by Click2Travel, you'll visit the famous region of Transylvania. Learn more »
ASTA Destination Expo - Dubrovnik, Croatia
December 3 - 6, 2020
ASTA Destination Expo is dedicated to the training of outbound U.S. travel advisors to become destination specialists in select countries. This year's event will take place in the beautiful country of Croatia. Learn more »
Turkey: 7-Days of Stunning Landscapes & History
AmaMora Christmas Markets on the Rhine from AmaWaterways
Escorted Tour of the Golden Land of Myanmar (8-day)
Australia & Indonesian Voyage OnBoard the Azamara Quest (14-Night)
Past Educational Journeys Include: