Fiesta in the Desert XVII

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Breakfast, Lunch, a Wealth of Knowledge and Prizes

Arizona's Largest Travel Agent Focused Conference & Trade Show

Celebrating 19 Years of Excellence & 2020 Winner of Best ASTA Chapter President Award

Open to All Qualified Travel Agents
ASTA, NACTA, ARC, IATAN, CLIA, TRUE Affiliation Required

Please join us Saturday, July 16th, 2022
7:00am to 5:00pm

Doubletree Resort - Scottsdale/Paradise Valley

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley–Scottsdale
5401 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
(480) 947-5400
(Click for directions)

Enjoy a Full Breakfast (served until 9:00 AM), Lunch and Arizona ASTA's Annual Trade Show & Roundtables

Last Year, we had over 100 Trade Show Suppliers...
Prizes provided by our travel partners from around the world.

Registration is now open. Look for a special email announcement.

Please note! The event starts promptly at 8:00 AM. Seating choice will be limited. Agents must arrive, check-in and receive their badges no later than 9:00 AM.

Badges are required to participate in the full day of events. You must be present to win any/all door prizes.

Payment can be made on the Eventbrite Registration page. Register Now and save!

  • Up to Saturday, June 18th, 2022 — $10.00 for ASTA or ASTA/SBN Joint Members; $20.00 for Non-members
  • June 16th to July 6th 2022 — $20.00 for ASTA or ASTA/SBN Joint Members; $30.00 for Non-members

Present valid ASTA, IATA, or ASTA/SBN joint membership card at check-in if applicable.

Note: Agent registration fees are being donated to ASTAPAC (read about ASTAPAC). No registrations accepted after July 6th. No registrations at the door.

Special AZ ASTA Fiesta partner rate at the Doubletree Resort - Scottsdale/Paradise Valley—$99.00 per night single/double plus tax. Availability is limited.

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley–Scottsdale
5401 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
(480) 947-5400

Please call 800-222-8733 by June 18th, 2022 or book online to reserve your room and mention code AZ-ASTA 2022 for Fiesta in the Desert XVII.

For further information or Questions, please contact Judy Kusserow (602) 793–6925 or Cheryl Jones (480) 630-8126

We look forward to seeing you there for another exciting event!

Leila Dada, CTC, ECC
Chapter President, Arizona ASTA Chapter
Cruise Planners – AMEX Partner
Phone: (480) 656-6796
E-Mail: leila.dada@azasta.org

Board Members

  • Leila Dada, CTC, ECC, President and Southwest Regional Director (480) 656-6796
  • Pat Fulton, CTC, MCC, Vice President (480) 830–8822
  • Jerry Summers, Secretary
  • Laura C. Rodriguez, Treasurer
  • Kaili Fuller, Young Professional Society

Committee Chairs

  • K. Hope Wallace, CTC, ASTAPAC Chair
  • Judy Kusserow, Events Coordinator
  • Cheryl Jones, Membership Chair
  • Misty Shafiqullah, CTA, CCC, Liason for Southern Arizona
  • Mark Torpey, CTC, Industry Relations & Communications Chair
  • Dina Bennett, American Airlines BDM, Supplier Allied Chair
  • Scott Horn, Celebrity Cruises BDM, Supplier Allied Chair
  • Cheryl Hudak, Cayman Island Tourism BDM, Supplier Allied Chair
  • Nichole Krekeler, Experience Scottsdale BDM, Supplier Allied Chair

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