Health & Safety Guidelines

Health & Safety Guidelines

Updated: November 29, 2022

ASTA's Event(s) COVID-19 Safety Requirements 

We are committed to providing all attendees with a safe experience during our in-person events. Individuals who are unable or unwilling to abide by the requirements below will not be permitted to enter ASTA events. The below are required to attend ASTA-hosted events during the Expo.

Proof of a COVID-19 Vaccination 

ASTA follows the U.S. CDC guidelines. One is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines OR 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine. You will be required to show your physical vaccination card or a clear photo of your vaccination card and a photo ID at the ASTA Registration Desk upon arrival. Note: Hungary does recognize the above-mentioned vaccines as well as Sinopharm and Sputnik V. 

Hungary's Entry & Exit Requirements

With regulations changing frequently, please visit the U.S. Embassy in Hungary's website for the most updated information. 


Masks are not mandatory during ASTA events. 

Q: I am on a post cruise and I want to know the latest regulations for each destination on the itinerary. Where can I get the most updated information for these requirements?

A:  As you know, COVID-19 regulations change rapidly. We recommend you use Sherpa to stay on top of the latest requirements. 

Q: Are COVID vaccinations and masks required to participate in a post-event cruise?

A: Each cruise line's vaccination and mask requirements apply to ASTA Global River Expo post-cruises. Please click here for more information on each cruise line's covid policies. 


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