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The Association of Black Travel Professionals (ABTP) supports travel professionals through professional development, networking and educational opportunities.  

Our members include inviduals and companies that provide goods and services to the travel industry to include, travel agents, hotel and resorts, transportation companies, event planners and much more.  ABTP strives to provide its members with the resources they need to ensure continued growth and success.  

As a travel industry professional, you can look to ABTP as a trusted sources of advice, research, and to be a spokesperson for the travel industry.  Our members can consider ABTP as their professional home. We welcome you to join our community of colleagues.

The Value of ABTP

Affiliation with a Premier Brand

Join professionals like you and let your audience know that you belong to an organization dedicated to integrity and professional excellence in the travel industry. All members that complete our certification receive digital “Certified ABTP Member” logo to display on literature.

Networking with those “In the Know”

Be with people who do what you do. Through our online community you can update your member profile and photo, search the membership directory, access invoices/receipts, contact other members instantly, view online resources and receive information regarding your special interests. Join our members only Facebook group as well. 

Access to a Peer to Peer Network

Network and learn from those that do what you do and understand the challenges and issues that you face.

Image Enhancement

ABTP elevates the image of its members as value-added professional s and educates the public about the impact of the events industry.

Continuing Professional Education

Stay current with best practices and industry trends; we host seminars and workshops throughout the year in addition to the Annual Beyond Travel Conference and Tradeshow.

Access to Decision Makers and Suppliers

Increase your visibility and leverage your marketing dollars by advertising in our publications, online and by sponsoring events.

Career Enhancement

Publish an article on our blog. Chair a committee and strengthen your leadership skills while playing an important role in ABTP’s success. Be recognized as a leader among your peers.