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USTOAUSTOA: United States Tour Operator Association

$1 Million Travelers Assistance Program

Gate 1 Travel, as an Active Member of USTOA, is required to post $1 Million with USTOA (Gate 1 maintains a $2 million policy) to be used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of Gate 1 Travel customers in the unlikely event of Gate 1 Travel bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by Gate 1 Travel may be sufficient to provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by Gate 1 Travel. Complete details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 2014, New York, NY 10016, or by calling USTOA at 212-599-6599, or by email to information@ustoa.com or by visiting their website at www.USTOA.com.


ASTAASTA: the American Society of Travel Agents

ASTA is the world's largest association of travel professionals. 26,000 members include travel agents and the companies whose products they sell such as tours, cruises, hotels, car rentals, etc. ASTA is a leading advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public.

Mission Statement:
The American Society of Travel Agents' mission is to enhance the professionalism and profitability of member agents through effective representation in industry and government affairs, education and training, and by identifying and meeting the needs of the traveling public.

1101 King Street, Ste. 200, Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: 703.739.2782 | Fax: 703.684.8319


IATANIATAN: The International Airlines Travel Agent Network

IATAN's mission is to promote professionalism, administer meaningful and impartial business standards, and to provide cost-effective products, services and educational programs that benefit the travel industry. Through the use of its informational and other resources, IATAN provides a vital link between the supplier community and the U.S. travel distribution network.

300 Garden City Plaza, Suite 342, Garden City, NY 11530-3302
Phone: 1-516-663-6000
Fax: 1-516-747-4462
E-mail: info@iatan.org


PATAPacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), a not-for-profit travel-trade organization, is the recognized authority on Pacific Asia travel and tourism. PATA provides marketing, research and educational opportunities to a membership of government tourist offices, airlines, hotels, travel agencies, tour operators and related companies. PATA's mission is to enhance the growth, value and quality of Pacific Asia travel and tourism for the benefit of its membership.

Latham Square Building
1611 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 550, Oakland, CA 94612 USA
TEL: (1-510) 625-2055
FAX: (1-510) 625-2044


CLIACLIA: Official Travel Agency for the Cruise Industry

CLIA in an industry association comprised of travel agents, cruise lines and cruise providers who jointly are committed to expanding the growth and sales of cruise products in the North American market through promotions, training and use of marketing materials developed jointly with cruise lines.