AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes inspires next generation of tourism professionals at the PATA Youth Symposium

MACAO SAR, 2017-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes inspires the next generation of tourism professionals at the PATA Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, hosted by the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT). The Symposium welcomed more than 250 local and overseas students and academia, as well as industry professionals. Organised by the… Read the full press release

The 40th edition of PATA Travel Mart 2017 attracted 1,131 delegates from 66 global destinations

MACAO SAR, 2017-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The 40th edition of PATA Travel Mart 2017 (PTM 2017), hosted by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), has attracted 1,131 delegates from 66 global destinations. The delegate numbers embraced 460 sellers from 252 organisations and 37 destinations, along with 293 buyers from 281 organisations and 51 source markets. PTM 2017… Read the full press release

PATA announces AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes as speaker at its Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, September 13

PATA announces AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes as speaker at its Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, September 13   BANGKOK, 2017-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes is set to speak at the forthcoming PATA Youth Symposium in Macao SAR, hosted by the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT). Organised by the Association’s… Read the full press release

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

UAE To Host its First PATA event

UAE To Host its First PATA event   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2018 will take place in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Al Ain is one of the world’s oldest permanently inhabited settlements and a UNESCO World Heritage Site…. 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

Experts from Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Microsoft to upgrade online data platform for timely insights into the Asia Pacific visitor economy

Experts from Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Microsoft to upgrade online data platform for timely insights into the Asia Pacific visitor economy   BANGKOK, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced a collaboration with Microsoft that is designed to improve tourism data collection and develop advanced analytics that help travel… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) reacts to recent Executive Order in the USA

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) reacts to recent Executive Order in the USA   BANGKOK, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) reiterates its commitment to the right to travel as stated in Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Association recognises that each country has the… 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

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

The Pacific Asia Travel Association announces Preferred Partnership agreement with Flexiroam Asia Limited

BANGKOK, 2016-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a Preferred Partnership agreement with mobile virtual network operator Flexiroam Asia Limited. Flexiroam is a new breed of telecommunications company that enables travellers to bypass roaming charges around the world. Its flagship data-roaming product, FLEXIROAM X, allows users to earn up to 100GB… 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

Pacific Asia Travel Association announces the winners of the 2106 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2016-Jul-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2106 PATA Grand and Gold Awards. Proudly supported and sponsored by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) for the last 21 years, this year’s awards recognise the achievements of 26 separate organisations and individuals. PATA will present 31 Grand… Read the full press release