Society Membership - ASTA recognizes the growth of the individual travel seller. Whether you are an independent agent accessing ASTA's members-only website, ASTAnet, to receive the most up-to-date information through the resource center; a home-based agent responding directly to leads generated, exclusively, through "Find a Travel Agent"; or an agency employee searching for ways to improve your skills through online educational programs, ASTA provides you with the tools that will allow you to enhance your future as a travel professional.
Member Price: $150.00
Regular Price: $189.00
The Business Travel Planner is now available ONLINE. This new website gives you unlimited access to the same vital travel planning information already provided by the print editions of Business Travel Planner. This ONLINE web subscription replaces the print editions which will no longer be published. NOTE: each subscription is WORLDWIDE, no longer split into 3 regions, an excellent value.
Member Price: $120.00 Regular Price: $148.00
CLIA's primary objective is to help the nearly 17,000 CLIA-member agencies become more successful at capitalizing on the booming and profitable cruise market. The opportunity is immense. Nearly 45 million adults in the North America target market expressed serious intent to take a cruise in the next three years. The challenge is to convert their dreams into near-term action!
CLIA has 19 member lines who represent over 90% of the North American cruise industry. Over 90% of cruise business is generated by travel agents. We value our partnership with the agency community. Our focus is strictly on supporting the travel agency community and market-expansion. We are prohibited from involvement with any operational or marketing activities of individual member lines. We do not serve as an industry ombudsman. We are not involved with any lobbying activities.
Click on the CLIA link to see more detailed information.
Member Price: $349.00
Regular Price: $389.00
(annual membership fee)
ClientEase is a 100% Internet Database CRM perfect for organizing your complete travel agency. It was designed by travel agents and suitable for home-based agents, brick and mortar agencies and even host agencies. ClientEase holds client profiles, historical travel info and provides full marketing abilities with a quick touch of a few buttons, plus much more! View Demo online at www.ClientEase.com.
Member Price: $19.00/month
Regular Price: $25.00/month
The Hotel Index is the industry's most comprehensive hotel directory with more than 41,000 hotel, motel, resort and inn listings worldwide for travel agents, tour operators and corporate travel managers/arrangers.
Member Price: Free Regular Price: Free
i Agent Support provides critical information necessary for starting and running an independent travel agency. Program content includes up-to-date and relevant information on making travel reservations, commission and fee standards, using the computer reservation system, marketing, industry affiliations and comprehensive booking information.
Member Price: 1 Year Free Regular Price: $30.00
annual membership fee
"The Links" is a powerful tool to find travel related web pages on the Internet fast. Right now if you are searching for a keyword on the Internet, you will usually receive hundreds of unrelated links. We have created a site, which provides access to only Travel Related web sites. Think of our service as a "Yellow Pages" for the travel industry.
Member Price: $35.00 Regular Price: $50.00
annual membership fee
Intelliguide Professional is the first Web-Based travel information system that combines authoritative, unbiased destination information and security and travel alerts on every country in the world. Evolving from industry-standard Weissmann Travel Reports, it is an indispensable tool continuing the tradition of comprehensive advice for leisure travelers.
Member Price: $500.00 Regular Price: $995.00
(annual membership fee)
ModernAgent.com is an agent only website that helps you earn more money,
earn free travel (FAMS) and create professional promotion that you can send
to your clients at no cost to you or your agency.
Member Price: Free Regular Price: Free
NACTA, is the travel industry's first and leading association for independent travel agents, cruise oriented agents, home based travel agents and outside sales travel agents. NACTA, Inc. is a 19 year-old association offering its travel agent members numerous benefits and services.
Member Price: $125.00 Annual Renewal: $85.00
Montrose Travel, a $110 million host agency located in Montrose, CA (near Los Angeles), has worked successfully with independent contractors of all types since 1973. MTravel.com is the Independent Contractor Division of Montrose Travel. Strong commissions, no minimums, agent only website with online commission reporting, marketing support including a private labeled website with online booking engine, e-marketing tools, and turnkey direct mail program. Excellent technology, extensive online library of training content and links, teleconference training, full accounting support, Errors and Omissions insurance, and blocked group cruise space. Capitalize on the knowledge of our Leisure, Honeymoon, Corporate and Group Divisions. Apollo/Galileo GDS (Apollo users gain access to significant airline contracts), Cornerstone QC, iBank reporting for corporate accounts, Intelliguide Pro, Star Service Online, Thor24. Affiliations include Ensemble Travel, ARC, IATAN, CLIA, NACTA, OSSN, and ASTA. Fam trip opportunities and supplier updates delivered via email. Ability to apply for IATAN and CLIA card travel benefits based on qualification.
IAP Price:$250 Regular price: Inexperienced agent - $299/year 1 (renewal fee $259 annually)
Experienced agent - $399/year 1 (renewal fee $359 annually)
$15/month Apollo(optional). May also replace first year of Online Agency with CRS Apollo access.
Annual Renewal Required
National Business Travel Association (NBTA) is the collective and authoritative voice of business travel management. We provide a forum for the constructive exchange of information and ideas among members. We are dedicated to enhancing the educational advancement and image of the profession and our members.
The one-year NTBA membership includes a comprehensive array of valuable programs and services including up-to-the-moment business travel industry news and information, industry-leading education, and incomparable networking opportunities, NBTA represents a diverse membership of over 2,400 corporate travel buyers and service providers from every facet of the industry.
Member Price: $265.00
Regular Price: $345.00
(annual membership fee)
Over 3,500 Travel Agency customers - Retail Travel Agencies, Online Agencies, Outside Agents, Independent Contractors, Host Agencies, Consortia, Franchises, and more - are saving time and selling more travel by using Online Agency.
Your website will be packed with 35,000+ pages of content from 90+ major cruise lines, tour/package operators, resorts, hotels, and destination companies. New suppliers are added each month. Supplier content and promotions are automatically updated to save you time. Built-in search engines are included, and you can customize any page in the system.
Sales Management & Reporting
Online Agency included sales management system will route customer requests by email based on destination or supplier. Our online tools will help you turn quotes into sales! You can automatically email your guests HTML newsletters with the latest promotions, customized using our colorful newsletter layouts. You can track your performance with online tools that show you statistics about your visitors, quote requests, page views, and email marketing campaigns.
Our hosting service provides you with your own internet address, or we can transfer an address you already own. You'll also have 10 email addresses for you and your employees!
Contact 866-489-4889 for more details and other features.
Member Price: $275.00
Regular Price: $300.00
OSSN's mission is to provide our members with every possible tool to help their business succeed in today's new travel environment. OSSN provides members with a variety of educational programs and networking communication platforms that allow members a professional forum to help ENSURE the success of your travel business.
Member Price: $145.00 Annual Renewal $95.00
STAR Service - Anyone can tell you where a hotel is located, how many rooms it has, or where a cruise ship sails. But only Star will tell you the TRUTH about what it's like to be a guest or passenger! Star is unique in its honest, in-depth assessment of ships and hotels.
Star Online's search features make it easy for you to find the hotels and cruise ships that meet your needs. Regular updates keep the information current.
- 40 years as the leading provider of critical hotel information to travel professionals
- Covers more than 10,000 hotels in 100 countries
- Covers 200 cruise ships
- Accepts no advertising
- Does not charge hotels or cruise ships for inclusion
Member Price: $179.00 Regular Price: $199.00
(annual membership fee)
TAP Test - The national TAP Test is a basic competency test that measures the entry-level knowledge of travel professionals within all aspects of the travel industry. The test was developed by The Travel Institute and the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) to provide a national standard of entry-level proficiency for the travel industry. Since its inception in December of 1997, over 7,100 candidates have taken the TAP Test during our 8 nationally-scheduled dates, by using our new open testing dates, or by taking the TAP Test online.
Member Price: $81.00
Regular Price: $90.00
Tours.com is the Internet's Best Travel Resource & Home of the WorldWide Directory of Tours and Vocation Packages. The "mini" Google of Travel, easy to search, edited by travel professionals, giving you the most accurate travel information available on-line. Find tours & vacation packages by destination, activity or company name worldwide. We are "The Travel Agents Resource."
Member Price: Free
Regular Price: Free
We're placing qualified specialist travel agents in front of online travel shoppers, and showing them that using an agent, who knows what they're talking about, is still their best option.
Member Price: $5.00 Regular Price: $5.00
Travel Education is an important first step in ensuring your future success as a travel agent professional. All training is internet delivered via TravelCampus, a web-based delivered travel agent education program that allows you to study at your convenience, day or night, seven days a week. The subject content is dictated by the industry. Each web-based course is designed by experts to provide you the knowledge and/or skill necessary to succeed in the exciting world of travel.
CTP provides our Independents with lucrative commissions from our suppliers. We are the largest and oldest travel management company in South Texas. Our Independents have been successfully working with us for many years. Our goal is to help our Independents grow their business by providing them with information and tools that give them the cutting edge in today's travel industry.
As a full service travel management company we operate in active partnership with our Independents. Our role as Host Agency enables us to develop strong, mutually supportive business relationships. Our reputation for quality, reliability and personalized service sets CTP apart from our competitors. CTP offers several commission programs for Independents. No monthly fees, no productivity requirements.
A complete full-service travel company since 1988. We are a leader in the travel industry utilizing the latest technology to get the most competitive prices on airline & train tickets, hotel & car rental reservations, cruises, tours and vacation packages. Our dedicated departments are staffed with knowledgeable, fast, friendly, and professional travel agents who are regarded as the very best in the industry.
Member Price: $295.00 Monthly Fees: $20.00 - GDS, $20.00 - Agent Only Website. $169.00 Annual E&O Insurance Fee
TripItineraries is an Internet delivered resource for individuals and travel professionals seeking information and resources when planning and making their travel arrangements.TripItineraries maintains over 300 itineraries for most world destinations. Each itinerary contains detailed day-by-day travel suggestions that include points of interest, sight seeing, historical interests, destination descriptions and much more. The best time of year to travel, climate conditions and any travel advisories are also available.
Member Price: $20.00
Regular Price: $40.00
(monthly membership - 40 itineraries per month)
Venture Direct Worldwide is a 21 year old company with a specialty in the Travel E-mail and Postal Industry. With a consumer database of over 2,000,000 highly selectable travel buyers you can though an Exclusive arrangement with Education Systems make buys on e-mail and postal campaigns for the discounted price of what a broker would pay. Consumer e-mails and Postal contacts are selectable by
- Geographic Selections Via, Area Code, Zip Code , State, City or Locality
- By interest in Destinations
- By Financial Demographics
- By Past Travel
- By Future Travel Interest
- International vs. US Travel
- By Age
- By Sex
Venture Direct is also the Exclusive manager of all Northstar Travel Media and Postal databases Including Travel Weekly , Travel Age West,
or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
World Travel Management is the all-inclusive host agency with the personal touch. Dedicated to independent contractors, we believe professional travel agents deserve more than hourly rates and tiny commissions. Our program is straightforward with no hidden costs or extra fees. For you, the independent contractor, there are many benefits to working with WTM.
Member Price: $350.00 Monthly fee: $40.00 - $80.00
A division of Education Systems