Voyages to Antiquity Joins ASTA
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Small-ship cruise line Voyages to Antiquity is pleased to announce that they have joined ASTA, the American Society of Travel Advisors, effective immediately.
«ASTA is an industry leader that represents a commitment to partnership and a standard of excellence within the travel community, and we are thrilled to be a part of this organization,» says Michelle Daniels, Global Head of Commercial for Voyages to Antiquity.
VTA plans to connect with local ASTA chapters across the US, beginning with Head of Sales and Development Denise Wilson attending the ASTA DFW quarterly meeting on October 16, 2018.
«I look forward to meeting local Dallas-Forth Worth ASTA members at this event and showcasing the unique, enriching cruises offered by Voyages to Antiquity,» says Wilson. «VTA is eager to partner with ASTA members nationwide, and we encourage members to email salesUS@voyagestoantiquity.com to learn more about how we can work together moving forward.»
This partnership continues the recent expansion of VTA’s sales efforts in the US market. Says Wilson, «VTA is committed to supporting the US travel trade. Over the past few months we have reconnected with many past partners, like ASTA, and have rolled out a new webinar series. We also have additional US sales tools launching very soon, so it’s a great time to partner with VTA.»
ABOUT VOYAGES TO ANTIQUITY
Voyages to Antiquity is an award-winning small-ship cruise line specializing in culturally immersive cruise experiences. Able to cruise closer to the coast and visit fascinating smaller ports that larger ships cannot reach, 350-guest Aegean Odyssey explores the rich history, cultural treasures and natural wonders of Europe, Africa and Asia. In-depth itineraries are complemented by expert-led shore excursions, onboard enrichment programs featuring global scholars, and the highest caliber of personal service.
Rebranded in 2018 as 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 about the Society, visit ASTA.org. Consumers can connect with an ASTA travel advisor at TravelSense.org.
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