Important Industry Affiliations
The International Air Transportation Association (IATA)
Membership with IATA indicates that a company possesses professionalism and legitimacy in the travel agency industry. In order to stay abreast of ongoing trends in the travel planning community, American Tours and Travel maintains active partnerships with organizations like IATA whose mission is to keep the process of booking travel as simple as possible.
Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC)
Our affiliation with ARC allows us to view over 170 global air carrier itineraries and flight information, and also gives us the ability to purchase, issue, and print airline tickets from our own offices—saving you time and money! Being a member of ARC also indicates that American Tours and Travel is an accredited travel agency, offering legitimate travel arrangements and airline tickets.
National Tour Association (NTA)
The National Tour Association is the leading membership association for travel agency professionals serving those coming to, leaving from, or moving within North America. The Association was founded in 1951 and has since grown to serve over 1,500 tour operators moving people to over 600 destinations. Affiliation with the NTA lends credibility and legitimacy to the member agency.
American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)
ASTA is the world’s largest association of travel industry professionals. Membership is available to travel agents as well as tour companies. ASTA acts as a symbol of integrity and professionalism and indicates to potential clients that an agency can be trusted.