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Upcoming ASTA Educational Journeys


Charming Vietnam: 10-Days of Immersive Exploring the Natural Wonders 

May 13 - 23, 2020 (Departing on May 24th)
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

June 10 - 18, 2020
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 >>


Past Educational Journeys Include: 

  • 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)
  • Ireland (7-Nights)
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    Charming Vietnam: 10-Days of Immersive Exploring the Natural Wonders 

    May 13 - 23, 2020 (Departing on May 24th) *NEW DATES*
    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 >>

    Charming Vietnam: 10-Days of Immersive Exploring the Natural Wonders 

    May 13 - 23, 2020 (Departing on May 24th) *NEW DATES*
    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 >>

    Charming Vietnam: 10-Days of Immersive Exploring the Natural Wonders 

    May 13 - 23, 2020 (Departing on May 24th) *NEW DATES*
    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 >>

    Who should participate?

    If you are an advisor currently selling a destination and looking to refresh your knowledge or if you are looking to increase your specialization and begin selling a new destination or product you should consider participating.

     

     

    What to expect?

    Educational Journeys are meant to provide advisors with the tools needed to effectively sell new destinations, products, and programs by land or sea. During our journeys, you can expect a fixed itinerary that will allow you to tour the popular and unexpected sites of a destination, visit local hotels, and meet with local suppliers so you can better understand the intangibles and differences to better serve their client needs.

    ASTA’s Educational Journeys

    About ASTA

    ASTA (American Society of Travel Advisors) is the world's largest association of travel advisors. Our members include travel advisors and the companies whose products they sell such as tours, cruises, hotels, car rentals, etc. We are the leading advocate for travel advisors the travel industry and the traveling public.

    Space is limited on ASTA’s Educational Journeys. The journeys are open to travel advisor members. Non-member registration includes a one-year membership to ASTA. If you have questions, please email ASTA’s meetings department, at meetings@asta.org.

    Building your travel expertise for a successful future!