Why Join ABTP

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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.

Membership Benefits

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; the first of it’s kind in the industry highlighting the success of travel professionals of color and travel industry companies making strides in diversity.  

Networking with those “In the Know”

Through our vibrant online community, you can submit your member profile and photo, search the membership directory, contact other members instantly, view online resources and receive information regarding your special interests.  Join our members only Facebook group as well.  

Access to Decision Makers and Suppliers

Increase your visibility through programs, conferences and workshops organized just for membership. Our events are sponsored by the top industry suppliers and travel companies.

Career Enhancement

Learn about many exciting careers within the travel industry.  Take advantage of opportunities to strengthen your leadership skills while playing an important role in ABTP’s success.  Be recognized as a leader among your peers.