ASTA today called upon the federal lawmakers to look elsewhere for money to close the budget deficit, saying that increasing aviation taxes would only serve to hurt the U.S. transportation industry and the consumers who rely on it.
ASTA today praised Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John S. Pistole for a newly-announced initiative to move TSA airport security to a risk-based system to expedite the security screening process for eligible flyers.
In this fast-paced webinar, designer, writer, and web strategist Barry Harrison, managing partner of Resolve Digital, a San Francisco website company, looks at what happens after potential customers arrive at a website. Do they know what to do? Will they take the desired action? Or will they click to a competitors site?
When it comes to heading abroad for summer vacation, London, Rome, Paris, Cancun remained American's top four choices for the eighth consecutive year according to the 2011 Hot Spots for Summer study. The survey, which asked ASTA travel agents what destinations were hot for this summer season, found that Western European destinations are the most popular overall with six cities in the top 10.
ASTA released the results of its 2010 Technology and Web Usage Report, which found that travel agencies have begun to see strong value in their websites, with an average of 27 percent of client requests coming through their website, representing 18 percent of all agency revenues.
The results of a new corporate agency survey from ASTA and The Beat are out. One of the more interesting findings illustrates just how differently large and small corporate agencies function and the competitive advantages they offer companies seeking to manage their travel expenses.
The results of ASTA's 2010 NACTA Independent Agents Report, which profiles the independent agent population, found that even with the country in the depths of an economic recession, 57 percent of respondents saw increased business in 2010.
With the National Football League playoffs underway and the Super Bowl approaching, sports fans around the country will be looking for travel bargains and packages for the big game. ASTA offers some recommendations for fans evaluating travel packages.