Who We Are


What is the Ohio Chapter of ASTA and who belongs to it?


The Ohio Chapter is an official chapter of the American Society of Travel Agents and is located in Cleveland, Ohio. We are 130 member chapter that consists of frontline advisors, agency owners, executives and suppliers. 

About the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA)

ASTA is the leading global advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public. With members representing 80 percent of all travel sold in the United States through the travel agency distribution channel, ASTA is the organization for anyone related to the travel industry!


For more information, visit www.ASTA.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be a community for ASTA members in Ohio to connect and network on travel industry issues.




Upcoming meetings/events

ASTA Destination Expo| Athens Greece, Apr 14-17, 2018
ASTA Legislative Day| Washington DC, May 7-8, 2018

ASTA Global Convention | Washington DC, Aug 21-23, 2018
NACTA Annual Conference| Washington DC, Aug 23-25, 2018
NACTA Room to Cruise| Carnival Pride, Aug 26-Sept 2, 2018


For a full list of upcoming events, click here

Ohio Chapter Board Members

Bill Coyle, President –

Rob Elking, Vice President –

Lori Gribben, CTA, Secretary –

Michael Geraci, CTC, CBTS, Treasurer --

Tina Tiano, Allied Member --

Madeline Costa, Allied Member --

Marie A. Smith CTA, Government, Legislative and ASTAPAC --



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