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PATA San Diego Chapter Mourns the Loss of Industry Icon

In Memoriam: Klaus Billep Klaus Billep, CTC, passed away on Sunday January 28, 2018, in Santa Monica, CA. Klaus was a true leader in the global travel and tourism industry community and a mentor for many. Originally from Düsseldorf, Germany, Klaus loved his home of choice, Santa Monica, California. His travel agency Universal Travel System [...]

2018-02-01T14:08:04+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Chapter News, Industry News|

Build Your Network at San Diego’s Largest Travel Show!

Join PATA San Diego Chapter and your fellow Southern California agents at the upcoming San Diego Travel & Adventure Show!  You'll meet the top destinations, suppliers and tour operators in the travel industry today! You want to offer your clients the best possible travel options for their upcoming trip.  At the Travel & Adventure Show, [...]

2017-12-06T23:41:42+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Industry News|

PATA San Diego Chapter Showcase on Honeymoons

    July 1, 2017 - San Diego, CA PATA San Diego Chapter hosted a spectacular evening last month, showcasing top suppliers for romantic destinations, honeymoons, weddings and more.  65+ top selling San Diego based travel agents attended and met with 17 top suppliers, including Fiji Airways, Outrigger Hotels & Resorts, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, [...]

2017-07-18T16:02:06+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Chapter News, Industry News|

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours wants to thank you for being a loyal partner!

  Scenic Luxury Cruises believes that travel planning isn’t between places, it’s between people. You sell more than just travel; you sell the world and are the advocates for the traveling public.  They thank PATA San Diego Chapter members for their support! In honor of Travel Agent Appreciation Month, Scenic Travel Cruises has a great bonus [...]

2017-05-22T18:09:55+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Industry News, Specials|

High Praise for State Department’s New Travel Agent Website

Wow!  ASTA and PATA San Diego Chapter are both praising the U.S. Department of State for its recent launch of a dedicated travel agency website with useful resources for agencies and their clients in an effort to better prepare agents to assist clients before and during their international travel. The website addresses some of the most [...]

2017-04-18T18:03:34+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Industry News|

New Route from Swiss International Air Lines Announced!

  The Switzerland-based airline Edelweiss, a sister company of Swiss International Air Lines, has announced it is expanding its route network to North America. From June 9, 2017, the airline will now offer seasonal flights between Zurich and San Diego. An Edelweiss Airbus A340-300 will fly twice weekly between Zurich and San Diego, directly between [...]

2017-04-18T17:56:14+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Industry News|

PATA Chapters U a Hit with Top Travel Advisors

SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2017 — On March 2nd and 3rd, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) San Diego Chapter (SANPATA) provided an exceptional educational travel industry conference at the Bay Club Hotel & Marine, Shelter Island, California, USA.  The PATA Chapters (Americas) U featured informative and engaging sessions on Travel and Tourism to the Asia Pacific region with leading industry speakers, including [...]

2017-03-27T17:39:52+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Chapter News, Industry News, Press Release|

Korean Air Discounts – Book By Feb 7, Travel by April 30, 2017

HAPPY Lunar New Year!  Enjoy these discounts from Korean Air! Lunar New Year Gift Coupon Celebrate New Beginnings with Extra Saving and our Lowest Fares of the Year Economy Class 3% Off to Korea Coupon Code: KOREA3 2% Off to Asia Coupon Code: ASIA2 Business Class 3% Off to Korea Coupon Code: KOREA3BIZ 2% Off [...]

2017-03-05T18:31:47+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Industry News, Press Release|

Emirates launches daily New York (Newark) to Athens flight

Emirates is excited to announce today it will launch a new daily service from Newark Liberty International Airport to the Greek capital city of Athens, starting on 12 March 2017. The new route complements Emirates’ existing four daily flights between New York’s JFK airport and Dubai, by offering global travelers with another convenient access point [...]

2017-03-05T18:31:47+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Industry News|

CCRA Releases Results of 2017 Travel Agency Outlook Survey

  FORT WORTH, TX - January 10, 2017 More than 1,000 travel agencies within the CCRA network took part in this extensive study on their outlook on business, marketing, suppliers and more. CCRA has published the results of their 2017 Agency Outlook Survey, which gathered information from over 1,000 travel professionas in their network on [...]

2017-03-05T18:31:48+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Industry News|