ASTA Awards Program

The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) strives to promote excellence within the travel industry. The ASTA awards program is designed to recognize those individuals and organizations who make lasting contributions to the industry.

Winners are chosen by ASTA Members and will be presented at ASTA Global Convention 2018 in Washington, DC in August.

For a list of past award winners, click here For questions, contact membership@asta.org.


2018 ASTA Awards – ASTA Global Convention – Washington D.C.

Business Development Awards - Suppliers

1.    Partner Company of the Year
2.    Partner Representatives of the Year
3.    International Airline Partner of the Year
4.    River Cruise Line Partner of the Year
5.    Tour Operator Partner of the Year
6.    Wholesale Partner of the Year  
7.    Destination Partner of the Year
8.    Technology & Transaction Partner of the Year
9.    GDS Partner of the Year
10.    Travel Insurance Partner of the Year
11.    North American Airline Partner of the Year
12.    Transportation Partner of the Year
13.    All-Inclusive Property Partner of the Year
14.    Hotel Partner of the Year
15.    Contemporary Cruise Line Partner of the Year
16.    Luxury Cruise Line Partner of the Year
17.    Premium Cruise Line Partner of the Year
18.    International Chapter of the Year 
19.    International Chapter Participation 

Membership Awards

1.    ASTA Travel Advisor of the Year (formerly Extra Mile Award) - Nominations are OPEN
2.    Entrepreneur of the Year 
3.    Host Agency of the Year
4.    Consortia of the Year
5.    NEW - Regional Consortia of the Year 
6.    Chapter of the Year 
7.    NEW - Chapter on the Rise
8.    Young Professional (Advocate) of the Year 
9.    ASTA Lifetime Achievement Award
10.  Chapter Advocacy Award
11.  Paul Ruden Industry Ambassador Award 
12.  Barbara O’Hara Advocacy Award

Member Recognition

1.    ASTA Member Service Award 
2.    VTA Graduates

Media Awards

1.    Travel Journalist of the Year