Summit 2014 Registration Is Open
Registration for the 2014 RSAA Summit is Now Open. Current program and hotel information is located under Summit tab of the website.
New optional event for 2014: Women in Travel and Tourism Dinner
RSAA Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Braztoa
The Receptive Services Association of America is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Braztoa, the Brazilian Tour Operator Association. The agreement pledges that both groups will work together on educational and marketing efforts to facilitate travel to the United States. Recognized as one of the most important and representative nationwide Brazilian tourism organizations, the Brazilian Tour Operators Association (BRAZTOA) brings together the most prestigious companies in the industry. The association currently has 97 members, which account for approximately 90% of tour packages sold in Brazil.
Recruit a Receptive Operator - Win an iPad mini!
Announcing RSAA's Receptive Recruitment Competition! RSAA members that recruit a receptive operator for RSAA membership are registered to win an iPad mini. For each receptive you successfully recruit, you get another chance to win. iPad minis will be given to one lucky supplier and one new receptive. Contact email@example.com for more information. Drawings will occur at the RSAA Awards Dinner at the Summit on Feb. 5. You must be present to win.
Interested in Hosting an RSAA Roadshow?
An RSAA representative (staff or Board of Directors) will come speak to your area tourism organization, governor’s conference, or CVB meeting. It is an opportunity for your group to learn more about RSAA activities and to get practical advice on attracting receptive operators and inbound travelers. For more information, contact Matt Grayson.
RSAA Creates New Member Category
At the recent RSAA Board of Directors Retreat, the Board voted to create an Industry Service Provider member category. Companies eligible for this new category are "companies that provide non-travel goods and services used by receptive operators and/or Associate Members in conducting their normal business activities. These goods and services may include accounting, legal, printing, insurance, advertising, technical and similar other goods and services."
RSAA and the U.S. Commercial Service Announce Trade Mission
The U.S. Commercial Service and RSAA have announced a trade mission focusing on Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. The mission will take place March 10-14, 2014. See the promo page for itinerary and pricing information.