ASTA Urges Consumers To Travel on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and when the weather outside is frightful, getting away on vacation is so delightful, says ASTA in an effort to promote travel. “The idea of a vacation was invented, some believe, as an escape from the chilly winter winds to exotic shores of sunshine and fruity drinks with umbrellas,” ASTA says.
“Everyone appreciates gifts that mean something, and the gift of travel is something your loved one will remember for a lifetime,” said ASTA President and Chair Chris Russo. “Any trip planned by your ASTA travel agent, be it simple or a little more luxurious, makes an excellent gift, especially if it’s one you can share. And by working with a knowledgeable travel consultant, it doesn’t have to break the bank.”
“ASTA travel agents are some of the most travel-wise people in the world and they know that love at first sight applies not only to your partner, but also to beaches, mountain vistas and much, much more. A cruise, a trip to a Caribbean resort or a weekend in a nearby bed & breakfast could be just what your loved one needs to feel special. Your ASTA travel agent can help you through the myriad options available and find something to fit any budget. Take the guesswork out of giving and leave the all the work to a travel expert. The unique ‘Find a Travel Agent’ feature on will help you find a travel agent near you or one who specializes in a particular destination or type of travel.”
“Not sure where your loved one would like to go? Give a gift certificate. You can give the gift without the worry. Ask your ASTA agent about hotels, resorts, cruise lines or any number of places that offer gift certificates that can be redeemed at a later date. You don’t have to make any of the arrangements, but you will receive all the praise.”

ASTA’s Valentine’s Day message is part of ASTA”s ongoing promotion of member travel agents to the traveling public.