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ASTA Press Kit

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Erika Richter,

ASTA is the leading global advocate for travel agents, the travel industry, and the traveling public. Expand your world. Go with the pros. 

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ASTA's Leadership represent the membership in setting policy and directing the activities of the Society.

Zane Kerby MBAZane Kerby
President and Chief Executive Officer


Jay E. EllenbyJay M Ellenby
Chairman of the Board ....................


Dave HershbergerDave Hershberger
Vice Chair & Secretary

Jennifer Wilson-ButtigiegJennifer Wilson-Buttigieg
Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) Chair

Eric Maryanov



ASTA's 13 Point Code of Ethics 

All ASTA members pledge themselves to conduct their business activities in a manner that promotes the ideal of integrity in travel and agree to act in accordance with the applicable sections of the Principles of the ASTA Code of Ethics.  

History of ASTA

ASTA's HistorySince its founding on April 20, 1931 as the American Steamship and Tourist Agents Association, ASTA has remained true to the mission outlined by its founding members. Even in the face of recent predictions of the demise of travel agents, ASTA's current initiatives fighting for travel agents and for the traveling public indicate a promising future for travel agents and for the Society. 


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