News and Publications
What's the best way to get the scoop on what's happening in the travel industry? NTA's publications offer good solutions to keep you in the know. In addition, NTA's social media presence helps you join the conversation among your peers.
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LinkedIn - Join NTA on LinkedIn to get answers to business-related questions, connect with other members, make recommendations and introductions and to promote your company and services.
Courier magazine, the association's official monthly publication, is the only source for in-depth information on destinations, business trends, product development tips and case studies.
Members rely on NTA's weekly e-newsletter Tuesday to keep abreast of pertinent association news and updates, while daily news postings to the NTA Online home page under Headlines provide timely and relevant industry news.
NTA also produces a comprehensive, annual All-Member Directory to aid members in their day-to-day business operations.
As part of NTA's China Inbound Program, the association also publishes the NTA U.S. Travel Directory as a way for members to promote their companies directly to the Chinese travel agents approved to do business with NTA tour operators.
NTA offers the Trip Planner series, a group of publications that is designed to introduce specific types of travel buyers, such as student travel planners and group leaders, to NTA members and help educate them about the diverse products offered by the association's tour operator, tour supplier and DMO members.
The NTA Trip Planner for Group Leaders, was sent to 20,000 group leaders and NTA tour operators in August 2013, and the NTA Trip Planner for Student Travel Planners was mailed to 20,000 student and youth planners and NTA tour operators in March 2013. The online versions of the publications include the same content as the printed magazines, along with links to tour operator and advertiser Web sites.