USTOA Adds Two New Active Members

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The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) has welcomed two new Active Members: Authentic Vacations and Yankee Leisure Group, bringing the company’s current total to 56 Active Members representing 164 brands. The new Active Members will be attending the 40th USTOA Annual Conference & Marketplace in Phoenix.

Launched in 2001, Authentic Vacations specializes in creating customizable tours and itineraries that include a variety of activities and accommodations, all vetted by its product team so that each client experiences a distinctive adventure. Authentic Vacations has travel experts and offices in Dublin, London, Copenhagen and San Francisco. As a division of the Tour Partner Group (TPG), Authentic Vacations is a leading travel package provider for destinations across the globe.

Yankee Leisure Group, offers a wide portfolio of independent rail travel experiences to destinations around the world. Today, Yankee Leisure Group operates three travel brands—Railbookers, Amtrak Vacations and Yankee Holidays. Yankee Leisure Group is the largest independent rail vacation provider in the United States, Canada and Europe.

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Representing nearly $15 billion in revenue, the member companies of the USTOA provide tours, packages and custom arrangements to 8.6 million travelers annually, offering access, insider knowledge, value, and the opportunity to explore destinations and experiences across the globe. Each member company has met the travel industry’s highest standards, including participation in the USTOA’s Travelers Assistance Program, which protects consumer payments up to $1 million if the company goes out of business.

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