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Sports Travel and Tours President Jay Smith Elected to Travel Board

HATFIELD — Jay Smith, founder and president of Sports Travel and Tours, has been named vice chair of the executive board for the board of directors of the National Tour Assoc. for 2016. NTA is the leading business-building association for travel professionals in the packaged travel and tour industry.

Smith, whose sports-travel business entered its 20th year this fall, has served for four years on the NTA as a tour-operator board member and as its secretary last year. NTA was founded in 1951 and is now the leading business-building association for professionals serving customers traveling to, from, and within North America.

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 U.S. and Canada. Smith and his staff have successfully worked with tens of thousands of travelers while fulfilling dreams and ‘bucket lists’ worldwide.

Sports Travel and Tours has been the official travel company of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum since 2007. To celebrate its 20th year, the firm will be celebrating through Oct. 2 with various trip promotions around a ‘20’ theme.

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