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ASTA Press Kit

PR Contacts:

Jennifer Michels, Vice President, Communications and Marketing,
Yolanda Walters,

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

These are the leaders of ASTA. They represent the membership in setting policy and directing the activities of the Society.

Zane Kerby MBAZane Kerby MBA 
President and Chief Executive Officer


Roger BlockRoger Block, CTC, CFE
Chairman of the Board


Leo A. ZabinskiLeo Zabinski, CTC, MCC, DS
Vice-Chairman & Secretary
Bio will be available soon


Jay E. EllenbyJay M. Ellenby


Marc CastoMarc Casto
Corporate Advisory Council (CAC) Chair


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 - Since 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. 

Our Mission [PDF]

ASTA - Our Mission
A Living History [PDF]

ASTA - A Living History
Myths and Realities [PDF]

ASTA Myths and Realities and [PDF] and
Frequently Asked Questions [PDF]

ASTA Frequently Asked Questions


ASTA - American Society of Travel Agents
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