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

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San Diego downtown area seen at nighttime
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Sveti Stefan beach and island on the Adriatic sea, Montenegro
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15 of the Best Punta Cana All-inclusive Resorts
The sailing Oceania Cruises (12-Night Idyllic Islands)
8 Cruises to Jamaica and Other Beach Destinations
Newport Bridge, Rhode Island
6 Best East Coast Road Trips for Fascinating History, Beautiful Beaches, and Delicious Seafood
Balmoral Castle is the summer residence of the British Queen in Scotland. Old stone castle with several towers and a large garden.
14 Beautiful Castles in Scotland — From Cliffside Ruins to Present-day Royal Homes
Homes overlooking the ocean and beach with surfers in Orange County, California near Dana Point
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Exterior of the Conrad Los Angeles
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Harlech Castle looks over Tremadog Bay towards the Irish Sea
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Landscape view from Rancho Margot
15 Best All-inclusive Resorts in Costa Rica
Aerial View of Downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan in Summer
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sunset hawaii beach in wailea
12 Best Tropical Vacations in the U.S. for Stunning Islands, Charming Beach Towns, and Beautiful Resorts
Aerial view of the coastline on Caye Caulker Island in Belize.
This Tropical Paradise Is Home to One of the World's Largest Reefs — Here's How to Plan an Unforgettable Trip
Welcome to Florida sign
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Rental Car in Funes valley in Dolomites area in South Tyrol, Italy
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Exterior view of from golf course of The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida
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Clearwater Beach, Florida
25 Best Beaches in the U.S.
Stretch of beach in the northern portion of coastal San Diego County in the city of Carlsbad.
The Best Beaches in Southern California
Two people ride bikes down the road in Sarasota, Florida
This Florida City Is One of the Best Places to Retire in the U.S. — Here's Why