The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) has announced that Kevin V. Wang has joined the association as director, industry affairs and research.
Wang brings to ASTA over 10 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry, including at the U.S. Travel Association and Choice Hotels International. He has expertise in managing quantitative and qualitative research studies and projects and a proven track record in managing data collection, tracking studies, managing clients and vendors, performing data analysis and compiling dashboards and reports, ASTA said.
At ASTA, he will be responsible for supporting Senior Vice President, Government & Industry Affairs Eben Peck and Vice President, Industry Affairs Mark Meader in the development and execution of ASTA's industry affairs and research agenda, including the collection, analysis, reporting, marketing and monetizing of data about ASTA, the travel agency industry and the broader travel and tourism industry, as well as association issues generally. Wang also will assist in monitoring industry issues and trends that affect travel agency businesses and in representing association members to suppliers and other industry groups.