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Last Chance! Singapore Airlines Global Sale

  Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce they have some great fares in the market and the ticketing period is almost coming to an end.  You have until 13 Sep 2018 to take advantage of these great offers!  Sale applies to Business Class tickets (D) Premium Economy Class (R, P) Economy Class (K). Details: • [...]

2018-09-07T22:52:36+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Industry News|

GBTA Announces Successful Women Leading in Business Travel Panel at GBTA Convention 2018

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, today unveiled its first Center Stage panel for the 50th edition of GBTA Convention, held August 11-15, 2018 in San Diego. “We look forward to these women leaders sharing their experiences along their pathway to success and the problems [...]

2018-08-12T04:02:39+00:00 August 12th, 2018|Industry News, Press Release|

Ya’lla Tours Invites Travel Advisors to Experience Cuba

  CUBA DELIGHT - June 5 - 14, 2018 Join Ya'lla Tours for 9 nights / 10 days in 5-star hotels in Havana & Trinidad de Cuba.  Land only cost is $1,990 ppdo (no single rooms available).  Tour Includes: 9 nights hotel with daily breakfast 8 lunches and 5 dinners; limited drinks with meals bottled [...]

2018-03-20T04:27:46+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Chapter News, Industry News|

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|