National Tour Association

Mission: Founded in 1951, the National Tour Association is the premier organization of packaged travel professionals who serve travelers to, from and within North America. Our 700+ buyer members are tour operators who package travel domestically and around the world as well as travel agents who sell these tours. Our seller members—500 destinations and 1,100 tour suppliers—specialize in markets such as student, family, faith, adventure, culinary, China inbound and more.

Annual Meetings:

  • Travel Exchanges

San Antonio, Texas – December 14-18, 201, 2018
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – November 4-8, 2018

  • Contact – NTA’s exclusive buyer event

Contact allows tour operators, travel agents and sponsoring suppliers and DMOs to connect, create and collaborate in a three-day program.

April 19-21, 2018 – Charleston, SC

Synopsis of top issues:

Currently, NTA is focused on a number of policy priorities, including:

  •        Funding for the National Park Service
  •        Safe and efficient TSA security programs
  •        Modernizing out nation’s airports
  •        Protecting and expanding the visa waiver program
  •        Surface transportation funding
  •        Travel between Cuba and the United States


Key Executive: Pam Inman, President
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