PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking

PATA To Hold Workshop on Effective Public Speaking   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The 8th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Unlocking the secrets to effective public speaking”, takes place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on June 26 – 28. This latest programme from PATA is designed to empower… Read the full press release

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China

PATA Initiates Discussion of Emerging Adventure Tourism in Luoyang, Henan, China   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2017 (ATCM 2017) in conjunction with the Luoyang Adventure Tourism and Equipment Expo ended on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Luoyang, Henan province, China with over 500 delegates from 36 countries… Read the full press release

IGLTA and PATA support a Nepalese tourism student to the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s 34th Annual Global Convention

IGLTA and PATA support a Nepalese tourism student to the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s 34th Annual Global Convention   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The IGLTA Foundation has partnered with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) to provide a unique opportunity for a tourism student from Nepal to attend the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s… Read the full press release

PATA teams up with Equator Learning to launch travel agent initiative

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in conjunction with Equator Learning, is launching a travel agent initiative to support organisations with travel trade marketing efforts. The Asia & Pacific Expert is a consistent and succinct online learning tool for travel agents that is applicable for all markets worldwide…. Read the full press release

242 delegates from 17 countries in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh for the PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016 (NTFF2016)

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2016-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016 (NTFF2016) in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh attracted 242 delegates from 17 countries. The event, hosted by the Bangladesh Tourism Board under the supervision of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, brought together delegates from the public and private sectors to share… Read the full press release

PATA appoints Jie Cheng Wong as Young Tourism Professional Ambassador effective January 1, 2017

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2016-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has appointed Miss Jie Cheng (JC) Wong as Young Tourism Professional Ambassador effective January 1, 2017. This new role has been created as part of the Association’s continuing commitment to the development of young tourism professionals. In her new role Miss Wong reports to… Read the full press release

PATA: Asia Pacific destinations welcomed 577 million international visitors in 2015

BANGKOK, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Asia Pacific destinations welcomed almost 577 million international visitors during calendar year 2015 – an increase of 24 million arrivals compared to the previous year. The figures are contained in the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Tourism Monitor 2016 Final Edition. It shows that across the entire Asia… Read the full press release

President University to host PATA Youth Symposium at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition, BSD-Serpong, Indonesia on September 8, 2016

BANGKOK, 2016-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development Committee will organise a PATA Youth Symposium on the afternoon of Thursday, September 8, 2016, generously hosted by President University at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), BSD-Serpong, Indonesia. Under the theme ‘Young Entrepreneurs Role in Tourism’s Future’, the Symposium takes place on the first day of PATA… Read the full press release

PATA and Triip.me launch competition for millennials interested in building their own travel startup

A challenge for millennials and young tourism professionals to show their love for their city BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2016-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Entrepreneurship, travel and teamwork merge in a new competition designed to encourage millennials to build their own local tour businesses. The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), in partnership with Triip.me and with the support of Gobi Partners, FWD Hong… Read the full press release

PATA pledges to further strengthen commitment to young tourism professionals in 2017

BANGKOK, 2016-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — In line with the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will have a primary focus on the ‘Young Tourism Professional’ (YTP) in 2017. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy has pledged to further strengthen PATA’s… Read the full press release

PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016 (NTFF 2016) in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on November 23-25

Conference will examine how destinations can design a sustainable tourism brand BANGKOK, 2016-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will stage the PATA New Tourism Frontiers Forum 2016 (NTFF 2016) in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on November 23-25. The event is being hosted generously by the Bangladesh Tourism Board under the supervision of the Ministry of Civil Aviation… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association announces Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority as its newest government member

BANGKOK, 2016-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to welcome the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA) as its newest government member. The TDA’s aim is to establish the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah as a destination for leisure and adventure travel whilst maintaining its appeal for sun… Read the full press release

PATA and PTBA to organise Bloggers’ Forum as part of PATA Travel Mart 2016 in Banten Province, Indonesia on September 7-9

BANGKOK, 2016-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — PATA Travel Mart 2016 (PTM 2016) is to feature a Bloggers’ Forum on September 7. The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is joining forces with the Professional Travel Bloggers Association (PTBA) to organise the Forum as part of PATA’s signature travel trade event which this year takes place in Banten Province, Indonesia on September… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association extends its partnership with UBM UK (Routes)

BANGKOK, 2016-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is strengthening its partnership with UBM UK (Routes). An extension of the current agreement was sealed during Routes Asia in Manila where PATA, in partnership with Routes Asia, organised the PATA President’s Brief. This exclusive session, under the theme ‘Global Insights Impacting Aviation and Tourism’… Read the full press release

Entries to ASEAN-China Tourism Photo Contest 2016 now accepted

BANGKOK, 2016-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) invites entries for the ASEAN-China Tourism Photo Contest 2016. This competition is being organised in collaboration with China National Travel Magazine (CNT), a cultural travel magazine published monthly by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. As this year marks the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue… Read the full press release

2016 PATA Face of the Future award given to Hotel ICON Executive Pastry Chef Mr Danny Ho

BANGKOK, 2016-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that Mr Danny Ho is the recipient of the most prestigious honour for young tourism professionals in Asia Pacific – the 2016 PATA Face of the Future award. A native of Malaysia, Danny is the Executive Pastry Chef at Hotel ICON in Hong… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways joins PATA as its newest Aviation member

BANGKOK, 2015-10-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce that Bangkok Airways has joined PATA as its newest Aviation member. PATA CEO Mario Hardy said, “PATA has a special relationship with Thailand, having moved its headquarters to Bangkok in 1998. That is why we are especially pleased to welcome Bangkok Airways as… Read the full press release

The winners of the 2015 PATA Grand and Gold Awards announced

BANGKOK, 2015-7-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 PATA Grand and Gold Awards. Proudly supported and sponsored by the Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) for the last 20 years, this year’s awards recognise the achievements of 25 separate organisations and individuals. PATA will present 29 Grand… Read the full press release

Hospitality consulting firm Horwath HTL and PATA partner for the organisation of the PATA Investment Forum in Bangalore, India

BANGKOK, 2015-7-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and hospitality consulting firm, Horwath HTL, today announced a joint partnership for the organisation of the PATA Investment Forum taking place in concurrent with PATA Travel Mart 2015, in Bangalore, India, on Monday, September 7, 2015 from 1400-1730 hrs. Mario Hardy, CEO, PATA, said, “The state of Karnataka… Read the full press release

PATA Nepal Tourism Rapid Recovery Task Force Report presented to Nepal’s Minister of Tourism Mr Kripasur Sherpa and 250 leaders of Nepal’s tourism industry

PATA Nepal Tourism Rapid Recovery Task Force Report Now Available BANGKOK, 2015-7-8 — /Travel PR News/ — On June 21, 2015, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) presented Nepal with the PATA Nepal Tourism Rapid Recovery Task Force Report to help the country recover from the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015 which killed and injured thousands of… Read the full press release

PATA and the International Union for Conservation of Nature partner to strengthen focus on sustainable tourism in the Asia Pacific region

The Pacific Asia Travel Association and the International Union for Conservation of Nature strengthen focus on sustainable tourism in the Asia Pacific region BANGKOK, 2015-6-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have launched a new partnership in the form of a memorandum of understanding (MoU), recognising the positive… Read the full press release

PATA elects Ms Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes and Mr Stewart Moore to the PATA Executive Board

BANGKOK, 2015-6-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of two new members to the PATA Executive Board, effective immediately. Ms Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director, Macau Government Tourist Office, and Mr Stewart Moore, Chief Executive Officer, EarthCheck, have been appointed to the PATA Executive Board… Read the full press release

PATA honoured industry leaders for their contributions to the travel and tourism industry at the PATA Annual Summit 2015 Welcome Dinner

BANGKOK, 2015-5-13 — /Travel PR News/ — On the evening of April 24, 2015 at the PATA Annual Summit 2015, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured several industry leaders at the PATA Annual Summit 2015 Welcome Dinner and PATA Awards Presentation for their outstanding contributions to PATA and the overall travel and tourism industry. The… Read the full press release

PATA to hold the PATA Annual Summit 2016 at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort in Tumon, Guam in May

TUMON, Guam, 2015-5-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to be organising the PATA Annual Summit 2016 at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort in Tumon, Guam in May. The Summit, generously hosted by the Guam Visitors Bureau, will include a one-day conference, the PATA Youth Symposium, the PATA Executive… Read the full press release

Asiawide Hospitality Solutions President & CEO Kevin B. Murphy elected Chairman of the PATA Executive Board

BANGKOK, 2015-5-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of Kevin B. Murphy, President & CEO, Asiawide Hospitality Solutions (AHS), Hong Kong SAR & Thailand, as Chairman of the PATA Executive Board. Mr Murphy replaces W. Scott Supernaw who served as Chairman of PATA since April… Read the full press release

Travelindex renews its successful partnership with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

BANGKOK, 2015-5-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelindex, a travel content distribution and discovery platform has recently renewed its very successful partnership with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). By publishing and distributing content for PATA Members that shows off industry expertise and highlights unique strengths and services, Travelindex can influence credibility, search rankings and purchase… Read the full press release

PATA launches the 4th PATAcademy-HCD under the theme, “Human Capital Development – This Decade’s Tourism Challenge” on June 2-4, 2015

BANGKOK, 2015-3-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to launch the 4thPATAcademy-HCD under the theme, “Human Capital Development – This Decade’s Tourism Challenge” on June 2-4, 2015 at the PATA Engagement Hub in PATA Headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand with a site visit to Bangkok University (BU), School of Humanities… Read the full press release

Final Call for PATA Face of the Future 2015 – Deadline March 2

BANGKOK, 2015-2-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (http://www.pata.org/) (PATA) Face of the Future (http://www.pata.org/human-capital-development/face-of-the-future/) award is now open for submissions. The winner will be invited to join the PATA Executive Board as a non-voting member and observer for a one year term at the invitation of the PATA Chairman. The recipient of the PATA… Read the full press release

PATA and Red Robot Enter Preferred Partnership

BANGKOK, 2015-2-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (http://www.pata.org/) (PATA) is pleased to announce a new Preferred Partnership agreement with content distribution specialist Red Robot. Focused on international media outreach, Red Robot (http://www.redrobot.org) specialises in the Travel and Tourism industry, working with clients to distribute editorial, images and video content to a global media base…. Read the full press release

Entries to the 2015 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards now open until April 30

New categories in Youth, Adventure Travel, and Mobile Travel Application; Deadline for Entries April 30 BANGKOK, 2015-2-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and tourism industry organisations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions in successfully promoting the travel industry in the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the 2015 Pacific Asia Travel… Read the full press release