United States Tour Operators Association

The United States Tour Operators Association is a national organization of wholesale tour operators in the US whose purpose is to inform, represent and protect the travel industry and its consumers.

As an active member of USTOA, Explorica participates in its Traveler’s Association Assistance Program, which requires the posting of a $1 million bond, to protect its customers in the unlikely event of Explorica’s bankruptcy, insolvency, or cessation of business.
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Student & Youth Travel Association

The Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA) is a partnership of professionals dedicated to promoting and providing travel experiences for youths and students that enhance their social, cultural and educational growth. As a member of SYTA, Explorica shares in its mission to promote and provide educational travel experiences and is offered invaluable information, support and resources.

National Tour Association

The National Tour Association (NTA), a trade organization made up of thousands of tourism professionals, is committed to providing business opportunities and professional education for its members. As a member of NTA, Explorica has access to thousands of professional travel industry contacts to help promote and maintain business growth and quality.

European Tour Operators Association

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) is the only trade association in Europe offering European level representation for the interest of inbound and intra-European tour operators, wholesalers, and suppliers. As one of over 450 members, Explorica is provided with support, representation, information and commitment by ETOA on the key issues in the European travel industry.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is a trusted authority in the marketplace that sets and upholds the highest standards for ethical marketplace behavior. As a BBB Accredited Business, Explorica has agreed to live up to the BBB’s high Standard of Trust policies, procedures and practices that are focused on businesses treating the public fairly and honestly.

International Air Transportation Association

The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) is an international trade body that represents, leads, and serves the international airline industry. As an IATA accredited business, Explorica gains global recognition as a professional tour operator and access to over 1,500 global suppliers offering high quality services at competitive rates.