Professional Accreditation

  • American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) TOP Program

GradCity has been a member of The American Society of Travel Agents TOP Program for over 5 years. ASTA was founded in 1931 and was developed to ensure that the needs of customers in the travel industry are met. Today, ASTA is the world's largest association of travel professionals with over 20,000 members which include travel agents and the companies whose product the sell (tours, cruises, hotels, etc). Members of ASTA must continually abide by the code of conduct set by the organization to ensure that businesses are focusing on the needs and wants of the customer.

For more information on the American Society of Travel Agents TOP Program please visit their website at www.asta.org.

  • International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN)

GradCity joined the International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN) over 5 years ago, becoming part of a group of over 220,000 travel professionals in the US. IATAN members must promote professionalism, follow business standards and provide services and products that benefit the travel industry as a whole.

For more information on the International Airlines Travel Agent Network, please visit their website at www.iatan.org.

  • US Department of Transportation (DOT)

GradCity has been approved to operate public charters by the US Department of Transportation. DOT was established in 1967 and its mission is to ensure a safe, efficient and convenient transportation system to the citizens of the United States.

For more information on the US Department of Transportation (DOT) please visit their website at www.dot.gov.

  • Student Youth Travel Association (SYTA)

GradCity gained membership with the Student Youth Travel Association (SYTA) in November 2007. SYTA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote student and youth travel in a safe and quality service. Members of SYTA must dedicate themselves to providing travel services that enhance social, cultural and educational growth to students and youth across the country. Being a member of SYTA means that GradCity has met all criteria set and continue to adhere to SYTA's purpose, goals and code of ethics.

For more valuable information on Student Youth Travel Association (SYTA) please visit their website at www.syta.org.

  • Better Business Bureau Care Program (BBB)

GradCity has been an official member of the Better Business Bureau Care Program (BBB) since September 2000. Gaining membership of the BBB means that GradCity.com met all standards set by the organization. The BBB ensures that all its members live up to their "Principles of Trust" which is a set of policies, procedures and practices focused on how businesses should treat the public.

To review information on GradCity's membership with the Better Business Bureau Care Program, please visit our BBB page.

  • United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA)

GradCity is an official member of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA). USTOA is a professional, voluntary trade association created with the primary purpose of promoting integrity within the tour operator industry. Members must demonstrate ethical and financial responsibility in their business conduct in order to instill confidence in their financial stability, reliability and integrity.

To review information on GradCity's membership with the United States Tour Operators Association, please visit www.ustoa.com

 

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