October 16: A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Happy Fall! We hope our Canadian members had a wonderful Thanksgiving, surrounded by family and friends! This is a time of year that so many cherish, and after last year’s isolation, to be able to share it with our loved ones makes these holidays even more meaningful. The NATJA Awards Competition is in full swing.…

October 01: A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Happy Fall! At NATJA, we enjoy seeing the seasons change, and absolutely love the change in colors from summer to fall. Our own California weather is limited in its change, so we revel in our members’ stories and photography with the brilliant displays of autumnal colors. There is no better place to take it all…

September 16: A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Greetings! As we prepare for the most beautiful time of the year, we encourage you to read the newest edition of TravelWorld International magazine for some fall travel inspiration! This issue, “The Beauty of Fall”, highlights some of the most gorgeous places to immerse yourself in the glorious palette of fall colors. Please take a minute and enjoy…

September 1: A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

We begin to say goodbye to the dog days of summer and welcome the beauty of autumn and its magnificent display of colors. This is a time for the return to school and to prepare for the annual festivities related to the season. With the change in seasons comes the start of the 30th Annual NATJA Awards…

July 1 : A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Happy Summer! We are at the beginning of a more promising summer as people hit the road or take to the skies to embark on much-anticipated travel adventures. After sixteen months of staying put, it is no wonder that we are eager to get out! To that end, be sure and read the latest issue…

June 16: A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Happy Summer! While we are only a few days away from the “official” date, we wanted to extend greetings for what seems to be a full re-opening for the United States. It is our hope that our Canadian members will soon be joining us so tourism can rebound on what is likely to be a…

June 1: A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Greetings!  This is the week when NATJA will hold its first virtual conference. Thanks to all who have registered for what is scheduled to be an informative, educational, and fun event.   Our conference committee members, Suzie Dundas, Helen Hatzis, Betsi Hill, Barbara Marrett and Gustavo Rivas-Solis, who met on a weekly basis, developed a program that is sure to appeal to all. Our sincere appreciation…

May 16: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Dear NATJA Family: All I can say is, “We are back!” After this past week’s announcement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxing the use of masks, we are confident that tourism will once again see a boom! Travel will be at the top of the public’s mind, especially after 14 months of missing…

May 1: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Dear NATJA Family and Friends:  The last several weeks have been thought-provoking given the results of the Derek Chauvin trial and the increase in assaults against Asian-Americans. One does not need to be political when it comes to seeking fairness, justice, protecting our communities, and following the rule of law. The work that NATJA is…

April 16: A Letter NATJA’s CEO

Dear Friends,  As destinations open up and travel resumes, we wanted to provide an opportunity for our community to come together. While countries are in the process of having its residents vaccinated, this process probably will not be completed until later in the year. Our NATJA team felt it important to provide resources to our members during this time.  To that end, we are…