Travel insights from Andrea Sedlacek, editor of The Compass

ASTA Provides Coronavirus Resources for Travel Advisors

Travel advisors and the industry as a whole have been greatly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. If you’re feeling lost and not sure where to start or get support, the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) has created resources for travel advisors to help you navigate the situation.

ASTA has created a full resource center dedicated to the pandemic. There you can find links to upcoming and past weekly webinars they’ve been holding to update advisors on the situation and share resources that are available to you, like disaster loans from the Small Business Administration. The resource center also includes:

ASTA will continue to advocate for travel advisors for federal support, so check their site often to see the latest developments and register for their weekly webinars.

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