About Us

The Association of Black Travel Professionals (ABTP) was established as the premier organization focused on the development, growth and certification of Black Travel Professionals. Through our motto Excellence, Expertise and Culture, our aim is to raise the profile and talent base within the Black travel community through a customized training platform along with integrated networking opportunities which give exposure to all aspects of the travel industry. Often underestimated, we wish to demonstrate the impact of the spending power Black travel professionals bring to the travel industry by creating a resource for industry suppliers to access a vetted talent pool and tap into our membership to increase Leadership and Recognition.

Mission

Our mission at ABTP is connecting expertise with opportunity, energy, enthusiasm, and authority.  

Goals

  • Offer an industry recognized training and certification program

  • Launch ABTP industry accredited travel professional number

  • Increase the number and profile of Black travel professionals in Leadership roles within the travel industry.

  • Launch the first Awards Gala to recognize top professionals of color and highlight companies succeeding in diversity in the travel industry.