In late October, Hector Cruz Feliciano, Director of Latin American Programs at ATA’s study abroad division (CET), and I met in Havana for a week of exploration. Our goal was to see…
News & Announcements
At the time of writing, we had over 20 programs heading out on adventures for a diverse group of partners—from celebrity chefs, to universities, to museums all over the country. And with 28% of Americans planning fall vacations this year, we’re excited about what’s yet to come.
Quarter two has kept us in good company! We launched our new travel program with A+E Television Network’s HISTORY® Channel. As any partner who works with ATA knows, we love to delve deep into the history of a place and provide context through experts who accompany the groups.
In October 2020, we shared our Anti-Racist Action Plan (ARAP)—a 10-year roadmap to becoming a more equitable and inclusive organization that better serves our students, travelers, employees, and communities. This initiative was created in solidarity towards the Black Lives Matter movement and in recognition of the extreme prejudice directed at Black, Indigenous, and People of […]
A Productive Year as Board Chair Chase Poffenberger, ATA’s Executive Vice President, just finished her year as the Board Chair of the National Tour Association (NTA). She focused her energy in this critical recovery year on the Association’s work in sustainability and advocacy for the travel industry. On her watch, NTA formalized a permanent Diversity, […]
A Year In Recovery Closing the books on 2021 looks vastly different than a year ago. I’m delighted to report that our recovery in travel and international education is underway! ATA in the World In 2021, often despite long odds and unique challenges, we made travelers’ and students’ travel dreams come true in many places […]