SAN PATA Cruise Night 2021


We are dedicated to supporting and educating our travel advisor members. From webinars to workshops to in-person events, we help travel advisors keep up-to-date on the always changing travel industry.

SAN PATA Members receive VIP treatment.  

Travel Advisor members attend our events at a discounted rate and are eligible for prizes, FAMS, and more!  

Supplier members receive a discounted rate for each event and the contact information for all travel advisor attendees.


Tentative 2022 Schedule of Events--  Dates May Change


Trains, Trains & More Trains

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Time: 5:15 PM
Marina Village Conference Center
Catalina Room 
1936 Quivira Way, San Diego, CA 92109

Our Train Travel Partners will share their expertise on how train journeys can be the centerpiece, or the perfect accent, to your next itinerary! 

Featured Suppliers:

Belmond River Barges & Trains 

Canada/Alaska By Design

East Japan Rail Company 

Lernidee Trains & Cruises/CTN 

Rail Europe

Rocky Mountaineer 

Tourism Australia 


Trains Event Registration
Dinner Choices: Chicken, Mahi-Mahi, Vegetarian
SanPATA Member $25;  Non-Member $32
Select appropriate link below for payment.

Free Self Parking

Navigating thru Airlines & Consolidators

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Time: 5:30 PM

Tom Ham's Lighthouse Restaurant 
2150 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

Learn from the pros!  Tips, tricks, and successful strategies for air travel.

EVENT Co-Chairs:.

Debbie Cowles (Travel Leaders) - 40+ Year Travel Industry Veteran

Lisa Koon, CTC (Panorama Travel) - 40+ Year Travel Industry Veteran

Jill Powell (SAN PATA) - 55+ Year Travel Industry Veteran


Featured Suppliers:

AMA Waterways 

Delta Vacations


Fiji Airways - Grand Prize! 


GTT Global 

Qatar Airlines

Royal Caribbean International 

Singapore Airlines 

Travel Insured 

TravelSafe Insurance

Travel Industry Solutions 
Date: Tuesday, April 5 
Time: 1:00pm PDT 

Travel Industry Solutions (TIS) helps travel advisors and agency owners ensure legal protection, increase efficiencies, manage details, and build relationships.

Exceptional Travel for People with Special Needs

Zoom Webinar: Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Time: 2pm PDT     

Webinar Recording Available to SAN PATA Members

This webinar will feature tips and considerations when planning travel for autistic clients, those with limited mobility, and hearing issues. Learn about special services and unique programs for this important and often overlooked clientele.

Featured Presenters:

Dana Dziegiel--Gypsea Travels
Hear her personal story about traveling with a developmentally disabled child and her tips for successful travel planning.

Richard Sandoval-- Beaches® Resorts
Learn more about the Beaches® Kids Camps that are Advanced Certified Autism Centers whose team members have the requisite knowledge, skills, temperament, and expertise to cater to all children and offer age-specific programs for infants, toddlers, pre-teens and teens.

Vincent Trotter-- Royal Caribbean International®
Making cruising accessible for travelers with autism, Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities and their families. Also, services and facilities for hard of hearing guests and those with mobility issues.

Karen Leonard: Special Needs Group
Services and available rentals for travelers with mobility issues, hearing considerations and autism.

We will also have information on how you can become an IBCCES Certified Autism Travel Professional.


2021 Events

SAN PATA events are informative and FUN!


© Copyright 2022. All rights reserved.