Travel professionals gathered at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok for the first PATAcademy-HCD, December 11-14

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-11 — / — Twenty-five rising star travel professionals from 13 destinations gather today for the first PATAcademy-HCD on December 11-14, 2013 at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok. The PATAcademy demonstrates PATA’s next generation commitment to lifetime Human Capital Development (HCD). Twenty-five rising stars nominated by their organisations, with, on average, five years’ work… Read the full press release

Chengdu’s scheduled international air seat capacity grown with 40 percent per year in 2009 – 2012

2013-08-13— / — New Markets: Key Facts on Air Connectivity – Chengdu Chengdu’s scheduled international air seat capacity – both inbound and outbound – has increased remarkably with annual growth rate of 40 percent per annum during 2009 and 2012. Both Inbound and outbound seats are expected to rise to 1.8 million at the end of… Read the full press release

PATA Youth Forum: Smart Businesses Are Embracing the Youth Travel Segment

Bangkok, 2013-04-25— / — Next Gen travel industry professionals shared their forthright views with over 150 travel industry students and young professionals at the PATA Youth Forum on April 25 at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Interactive sessions debated on how new generations are finding, searching and connecting to travel and tourism industry now and in the… Read the full press release

The Pacific Asia Travel Association & PolyU released joint publication – Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2013-2017

Hong Kong and Bangkok, 2013-04-25— / — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Hotel and Tourism Management (PolyU) released their joint publication, the Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2013-2017, today. The new forecasts on the complete visitor economy will make it easier for tourism organisations to anticipate demand trends and… Read the full press release