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Antigua and Barbuda is set to host a significant and influential event that will bring together travel agent presidents from across North America.
The highly anticipated meeting of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) Chapter Presidents will take place at the luxurious Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa.
The event will span four days, with the opening ceremony slated for Sunday and the business sessions starting the following day.
The meeting will focus on travel trends that will shape the industry in 2024 and beyond, making it a pivotal gathering for the travel industry.
Although details of the agenda for the meeting or the number of delegates expected have not been made public yet, the event is expected to attract a large number of participants.
The ASTA is the world’s leading association of travel professionals, and it strives to advocate for ethical and traveler-friendly practices and policies at every level of government and throughout the travel and hospitality industry.
The presence of local representatives from Antigua and Barbuda, including Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Tourism Minister Charles Fernandez, reflects the significance of the travel agent sector and its major impact on the tourism industry in the region.
All members of the ASTA are bound by a shared code of ethics, which ensures that they champion the best interests of the traveling public and the travel industry.
With this event, the ASTA will bring together its members to share knowledge, insights, and best practices that will shape the future of the industry.