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SoCal ASTA's 2014 Luxury Travel Showcase, Symposium & Wine Tasting from Around The World August 5th (Business or Cocktail Attire)


Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

SoCal ASTA's 2014 Luxury Travel Showcase, Symposium &...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Travel Agent - ASTA/NACTA/ARTA Member Ended $35.00 $0.00
Travel Agent: Non-Member Ended $45.00 $3.47
Travel Agent from July 31 start of the event - space available Ended $65.00 $4.57
Supplier Non-Exhibiting at the door - space available Ended $375.00 $21.62

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Event Details

SoCal ASTA'S Luxury Travel Showcase,

Symposium & Wine Tasting from Around The World

Tuesday August 5th, 2014


The Beverly Hills Hotel

9641 Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

RSVP by July 30th                                Attire - Business or Cocktail

Don't miss this Special Evening with Southern California's Luxury Travel Professionals at The Beverly Hills Hotel, Crystal Ballroom on Tuesday, August 5th from 5:30p - 8:30pm.  The evening will include a tradeshow, wine tasting from around the world, educational panels moderated by Diamond Honorees, a dinner buffet and wonderful prizes for ASTA travel agent members including

Two round trip airline tickets from Qatar Airways

Two round trip airline tickets from Turkish Airlines

and a

Grand Prize compliments of Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Not an ASTA member? In celebration of this event, SoCal ASTA has a special offer for new members to join ASTA, please email for details.

Space is limited. DEADLINE TO RSVP IS JULY 30TH

Valet parking is included.

Travel Agent:  ASTA/NACTA/ARTA Member by July 30

July 31st to at the door price including fees is



Travel Agent: Non Member by July 30 with fees

July 31st to at the door price including fees is



Non-Exhibiting Supplier:  ASTA Allied Member through August 4th  including fees is


Non-Exhibiting Supplier:  Non-Member through August 4th including fees is

August 5th and at the door price  including fees is



  Schedule for the Evening

5:15 pm




5:30-6:30pm Tradeshow, wine tasting from around the world, light buffet
6:30pm SoCal ASTA News/Update

Cruise Panel Moderated by: Joe Watters                  Focus on Upsell, Groups, & Luxury Sales Opportunities 

7:05pm Insurance Panel Moderated by: Susan Tanzman Update, Upsell, Custom Quotes
7:20pm Hotel/Land Panel Moderated by: Stan Jones Anticipating the needs of customers seeking Luxury Properties, Destinations and Itineraries

High End Luxury Travel Moderated by: Marc Mancini         With Agency Owner/Manger Panelists                                Steve Orens - Plaza Travel                                                   Tama Holve - Willett/Frosch                                               Mickey Weill - ProTravel                                                       Bell de Souza - Mansour Travel                                           Katie Cadar - TravelStore                                                    Andi McClure-Myza - Montrose Travel

8:10pm Mingle Time with Exhibitors and Colleagues, Door Prizes (must be a SoCalASTA member to win)
8:30pm Good night or adjourn to The Polo Lounge and spend time with your friends and colleagues


Some of our SoCal ASTA Exhibitor Partners for this evening will include:

Oceania Cruises

Paul Gauguin

MH Ross Travel Insurance Services

Aulani, Adventures by Disney


Tahiti Legends

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Viking Cruises

Pebble Beach Resorts

Noble House Hotels and Resorts

Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Insight Vacations

Auto Europe

Ko'a Kea Hotel & Resort

Ya'lla Tours USA

Tourist Office of Spain

Private Trade Winds

CSA Travel Protection

Sceptre Tours

Travel Guard

Fiji Fantastic By Marso Travel

Avalon Waterways

The Haven by Norwegian


Roberts Representation

Big Five Tours & Marival Hotels

Travel Insured

Perillo Tours

Turkish Airlines

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts

Greater Palm Springs CVB

Czech Tourism

MSC Yacht Club

Ker & Downey

League Marketing Group

Air Berlin

Starwood Hotels Luxury Collection

St. Regis Princeville

The Dorchester Collection

The Peninsula Beverly Hills

The Montage Beverly Hills

The LUXE Rodeo Drive

A Classic Tours Collection

SIT Italy

Mediterra DMA

Anastasia's Africa

Palace Resorts & Le Blanc Spa

Qatar Airways

Celebrity Cruises


Crystal Cruises

Omni Hotels and Resorts

Universal Travel 


Buccelletti Family Estate

The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company

Goway Travel Inc.

Davidson Hotels & Resorts

Our Partner Exhibitors have gone to great expense and effort to plan a wonderful and productive evening for you. This event is being hosted/subsidized by our partner exhibitors.  

We are really looking forward to seeing you. If for any reason, you need to cancel, please make sure to let us know by 5:30 pm Sunday August 3rd, 2014, as otherwise we will have to bill at the full and actual cost.

Any NO SHOW's will have to be billed at the full and actual cost.

Have questions about SoCal ASTA's 2014 Luxury Travel Showcase, Symposium & Wine Tasting from Around The World August 5th (Business or Cocktail Attire)? Contact SoCal ASTA

When & Where

Beverly Hills Hotel - Crystal Ballroom
9641 Sunset Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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Founded in 1935, SoCalASTA is the largest domestic chapter of the American Society of Travel Agents.  

The chapter’s geographic territory includes Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties in California, and Clark County in Southern Nevada.  

SoCalASTA is undoubtedly the most active of ASTA’s chapters and currently meets regularily. Meetings and special events are included on the chapter’s website.

SoCalASTA was a founding member of the California Coalition of Travel Organizations (CCTO) and appoints two members to the CCTO board.  Chapter members participate in an annual California Legislative Day in Sacramento including visits with their local elected officials.

SoCalASTA is managed by an elected Executive Board including the president, vice president, treasurer and secretary.  A number of non-voting committee co-chairs help organize and implement the programs and activities of the chapter. We are very grateful to our volunteers.

Vision:  To build a strong network of travel professionals in Southern California.

Mission:  To enhance the professionalism and profitability of our members.

Priorities:  Protect, Provide, Promote, and Preserve travel agents and our relationship with allied suppliers.

Contacting Us: 
TEL: (424) 225-2782


Executive Board:
Tama Holve, CTC, President

Patty Thorington, Vice President

Pamela Irwin, CTC, Past President & Treasurer

Rhonda Shumway, CTC, Secretary

Bell de Souza, Committee Chairman - Venues

Stan Jones, Committee Chairman - Past Presidents

Steve Orens, Committee Chairman - Membership

John Smith, Committee Charman - ASTAPAC

Susan Tanzman, Committee Chairwoman - Legislation, Advocacy, CCTO

TBA - Social Media and Millenials & Mentors

Sheri Machat, Chairwoman - Allied Committee

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