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BATW News | See all BATW News From the Board – March 2015From the Board – March 2015

BATW Secretary Audrey Medina dishes on this year’s exciting programs.


BATW Welcomes Two New MembersBATW Welcomes Two New Members

Say hello to General member Shelly Rivoli and Associate member Connie Anderson, The Abbi Agency.


April Meeting: Hotel Diva, San Francisco – April 18, 2015April Meeting: Hotel Diva, San Francisco – April 18, 2015

This terrific professional development meeting features author and writing coach Betsy Graziani Fasbinder.


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Travel Guru Don George Interviewed for Tom Wilmer’s NPR PodcastTravel Guru Don George Interviewed for Tom Wilmer’s NPR Podcast

Don George opens up to Tom Wilmer on his “aha” moment and the evolution of his career.


Jacqueline Harmon Butler Wins NATJA Bronze AwardJacqueline Harmon Butler Wins NATJA Bronze Award

Jacqueline Harmon Butler’s canal cruising story took home the prize.


Dick Jordan Helps Put S.F. on Etihad Airways MapDick Jordan Helps Put S.F. on Etihad Airways Map

Dick Jordan is one of six bloggers asked to contribute to the airline’s interactive map.


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BATW’s 2015 Meeting DatesBATW’s 2015 Meeting Dates

Mark your calendars now for these important events. You won’t want to miss one!


Tips for Traveling to CubaTips for Traveling to Cuba

Marc Longwood passes along timely information if you’re thinking about heading to Cuba.


Deadline for BATW Travel Store Info – March 15Deadline for BATW Travel Store Info – March 15

Published a book (or two, or three)? Submit your details for this new BATW opportunity.


Articles | See all Articles
“Amador County Adventures” – by Judy Jacobs“Amador County Adventures” – by Judy Jacobs

Judy Jacobs recaps February’s truly special meeting and press trip to Amador County.


“Asia to Drive Strong Growth in Global Tourism”“Asia to Drive Strong Growth in Global Tourism”

Former BATW international consultant Lakshman Ratnapala analyzes global tourism trends for Inter Press Service.


“UC Botanical Garden Offers Worldly View of Plants”“UC Botanical Garden Offers Worldly View of Plants”

Ginny Prior discovers local gem in a recent Happy Wanderer column for the “Contra Costa Times.”