ASTA IDE 2010 Opportunities Expand

Expo offers agents new certification course and several new hotel options.

Agents planning to the attend the ASTA International Destination Expo (IDE) in Istanbul, Turkey, from April 19-22 have an additional certification course and several new hotel options from which to choose.

ASTA has added a Treasures of Southern Europe certification session that focuses on selling upscale travel to some of the smallest and oldest countries in Europe — Andorra, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Malta, Monaco and San Marino. The session will be presented by Anna Fesmire, CTC, DS, and is being hosted by The Travel Institute.

New IDE hotel options include the Marmara Taksim Hotel, the Ramada Plaza Istanbul Hotel and the Istanbul Grand Cevahir Hotel.