Upcoming Events & Activities

ARTA SoCal Zoom Meeting

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

  What makes them different?


July 11, 2024

1 PM, Pacific time, Via Zoom

Details to Follow

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ARTA SoCal Social Saturday

Nethercutt Museum & Collection


Free admission to the Museum from 9 AM to 4:30 PM

The Collection can be seen by guided tour only 


“A stunning showcase of functional fine art, where automotive history and engineering excellence converge in a breathtaking display.” 


Let’s experience the Nethercutt Collection!  

Reservations are required and we have them.  

Everyone welcome!


Saturday, July 13, 2024

1:30 PM Doors open for the Collection guided tour

The tour is approximately 2 hours in length


Cost: $15 ARTA members 

$20 Nonmembers


Mail checks payable to ARTA SoCal to:  

9018 Balboa Blvd #292, Northridge, CA 91325.

For PayPal credit card payment use ARTASoCal@gmail.com

Or request a PayPal invoice.


Space is limited so you must RSVP and prepay.


RSVP TO ARTASoCal@gmail.com to reserve your space.

  Deadline for receipt of your payment is

Wednesday July 3. 

Be sure you receive an acknowledgment. 


Directions:  15151 Bledsoe St, Sylmar, CA 91342. 

Free parking entrance on Bradley Ave at the corner of Bledsoe

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ARTA SoCal Come for Coffee

Greg Abbot Key Tours


July 18, 2024

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Pacific time

Panera Northridge

Details to Follow

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ARTA SoCal Zoom Meeting

Topic:  TBA


August 15, 2024

1 PM, Pacific time, Via Zoom

Details to Follow

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Rescheduled -- New Date

ARTA SoCal Zoom Meeting

Industry Leading 

Insurance Panel 

Barbara Hearn, Allianz Partners

Julie Baker, Faye Travel Insurance

Sheri Machat, Generali Global Assistance


 September 19, 2024

1 PM, Pacific time, Via Zoom

Three of the industry’s top speakers to tell you how their company insures your clients and what makes their company stand out from the others.  

There will be three 15-minute presentations followed by lots of time for questions for each speaker.   Normally an hour, this monthly zoom may go a little longer. Please allow a little extra time in your schedule.  

It will be recorded for everyone in attendance.  

FREE to ARTA members, nonmember travel agents, and industry guests. 

RSVP by noon June 5 to be eligible for the door prizes.

Simply REPLY TO ARTASoCal@gmail.com   

Be sure you receive an acknowledgement.   

You must RSVP and be present to win.     

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Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa Global Forum

September 19 - 22, 2024

Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA

686 Anton Blvd

Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1920  

For further information contact:  Angela Miller, 


The goal and purpose of APTA is to promote tourism to the continent of Africa and its islands. APTA will seek to improve tourism to Africa through the education of its members.

ARTA SoCal Come for Coffee

AMA Waterways


October 22, 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Pacific time

Location:  TBA

Details to Follow

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ARTA SoCal Holiday Party & Brunch

December 22, 2024

11:00 AM, Pacific Time

Tam O'Shanter Restaurant

2980 Los Feliz Blvd

Los Angeles, CA

Details to Follow

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ARTA SoCal Activity

ASV Farewell Tour to Laos

with pre-and post-extensions

ASV, the American School of Vientiane, alumni and friends, 

will have its last return to Laos in February 2025.  

The tour is organized and led by Lloyd Coleman of SkyGuyOneTravel.

February 13 - 25, 2025


Day 1 - 13 Feb 25/ Thu Luang Prabang Arrival.

Day 2 - 14 Feb 25/ Fri Luang Prabang – City Tour – Kuang Si Waterfall.

Day 3 - 15 Feb 25/ Sat Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Caves.

Day 4 - 16 Feb 25/ Sun Luang Prabang – Vientiane (by express train)

Day 5 - 17 Feb 25/ Mon Vientiane city tour

Day 6 - 18 Feb 25/ Tue Vientiane - Free at leisure.

Day 7 - 19 Feb 25/ Wed Gala Baci Dinner.

Day 8 - 20 Feb 25/ Thu Vientiane – Pakse.

Day 9 - 21 Feb 25/ Fri Pakse - Bolaven Plateau sightseeing - Pakse.

Day 10 - 22 Feb 25/ Sat Pakse - Wat Phou - Explore 4,000 Islands - Khone Pha Pheng Falls.

Day 11 - 23 Feb 25/ Sun Liphi Waterfalls - Zipline - Pakse.

Day 12 - 24 Feb 25/ Mon Pakse – Fly Onward Home or elsewhere in Asia.


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Save the Date

Osaka World Expo 2025

with pre- and post-extensions

September 1 - 7, 2025


Details to Follow