Hatfield Businessman Elected to Global Travel Association Board

HATFIELD — Jay Smith, president at Sports Travel and Tours in Hatfield, has been named secretary of the executive board for the board of directors of the National Tour Association for 2015. NTA is the leading business-building association for travel professionals in the packaged-travel and tour industry.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA“I am honored to serve and support the travel industry, which is a key economic driver for the United States,” said Smith, who has previously served three years on the NTA as a tour operator board member.

NTA was founded in 1951 and is now the leading association for travel professionals who are interested in the North American market—inbound, outbound and within the continent.

Smith founded Sports Travel and Tours in 1996. Its mission is to offer hassle-free trip options to sports fans so they can attend games and other events across the United States and Canada. Smith and his staff have successfully worked with tens of thousands of travelers while fulfilling dreams and “bucket lists” worldwide.

For more information, visit NTAonline.com or www.sportstravelandtours.com