The National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA), was established in 1986 as the original association with a mission to represent the interests of the individual travel consultant, and now has expanded to all professional sellers of travel. NACTA host travel agencies and suppliers support this growing distribution channel.
NACTA represents the interest of the independent Travel Consultant and the greater Travel Consultant community. The association’s role is to focus on the development of the travel consultant through its educational programs designed for our valued members. In addition, offering many member benefits such as health care insurance, discounts on office supplies and more through our affiliate program. Our overall objective is to enhance and secure the success of the professional travel consultant.
The National Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) is the foremost Travel Industry Association dedicated to providing the finest education, training, networking and representation in support of Career Travel Consultants.
Our Suppliers and Host Agency partners find NACTA members to have a professional reputation and are highly regarded as the best professional sellers of travel of this sector. We provide an exceptional forum not only for members to network with each other but also for members to build relationships with NACTA’s strategic supplier partners.
NACTA is a wholly owned affiliate of ASTA, the American Society of Travel Agents. ASTA and NACTA, while separate associations, work to protect and enhance the entire retail distribution channel.
You belong with NACTA if you are looking for a premium association that represents the best travel professionals. When you decide to join, simply complete the on-line application or contact your local NACTA Chapter Director.
Dues to NACTA are not deductible as charitable contributions. They may, however, be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses except for the portion used for industry lobbying. We estimate that 3% of your dues will be used for non-deductible industry lobbying on your behalf.