Patricia Doherty

Patricia Doherty

Patricia Doherty brings a wide variety of experiences to her writing. Her background includes the airline industry, corporate management, education, writing, and editing. Combining this with her love of travel, she has spent the past five years writing for Travel + Leisure’s digital edition and other publications, covering destinations, resorts, cruises, luggage, restaurants, and travel guides. She’ll tell you that without question, she has finally found the perfect career.

• 10+ years of experience working at United Airlines, where she recruited flight attendants, pilots, and ground personnel, and held management roles in customer service, inflight services, and human resources
• 15+ years of experience working in human resources management in the tech and financial industries
• 11 years of experience teaching English language arts at a middle school in California’s Coachella Valley, where she formed a writers’ club for students interested in creative writing
• Edited the book “The Urban School Improvement Plan” by author Julius Lockett
• Received a bachelor’s degree in English and communication arts from St. John’s University in New York City
• Received a master’s degree in reading and language arts from the California State University, San Bernardino

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process

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