Receptive Tour Operators are defined as United States-based companies which specialize in creating, marketing, and selling United States travel products to International Inbound travelers. Receptive Tour Operators have unique knowledge of the countries they serve and of the destinations they sell. A Tour Operator shall be considered a Receptive when the majority of its revenue is derived from Inbound International travelers to the United States.
Board of Directors



Jonathan Zuk
Amadeo Travel Solutions, LLC

Vice Chairman
Veronique Hubert




Jane Rutter
Meeting Point North America

Suzi Steiger
RMP Travel


Past Chairman

Director - RTO
Gary Schluter

RMH Tours




Director - RTO
Faisal Sublaban
Bonotel Exclusive Travel


Director - RTO
Pia Jayatilake
Event Travel Solutions



 Director - RTO
Sean Bayliss
Mark Travel

Director - Transportation
Tony Alvarado
Open Loop New York




Director – Advisory Board Voting Member
Lisa Cully
Best Western International 

Director – DMO
Rafael Villanueva
Las Vegas CVA




Director- Restaurant/Attraction
Etty Scaglia
Accent on Dining

Director – Hotel
Renee Youngs
Hiltons of Washington, D.C.



Honorary Board Member
Richard Kerekes
CitySights NY




Advisory Board



Hubertus Funke
San Francisco Travel

Makiko Matsuda Healey
NYC & Company

Gail Sayadian
Choice Hotels 

Paul Mason
Wyndham Hotel Group

Lisa Cully
Best Western International

Gabriel Martinez

Brian Said
Philadelphia CVB


Jennifer Lloyd
Starwood Hotels

Laurie Oliver

Tico Soto
New Orleans CVB

Stefan Merkl
Red & White Fleet


Markly Wilson
State of New York

Karen Kurth



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