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Map out the course of action for the future of tourism 
The 12th UNWTO/PATA Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook is an annual Pan-Asia-Pacific platform for policymakers, senior officials, researchers, and industry representatives to better understand their potential impacts on tourism development. This year's forum aims to facilitate dialogues between the private and public sector to promote tourism as an instrument for achieving sustainable development goals.

Reserve your seat now and exchange knowledge among industry leaders from ADARA, the European Tourism Commission, Saraii Village, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, TripAdvisor, UNWTO, University of California Berkeley, University of Surrey, Vynn Capital and more.

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   UPCOMING EVENTS   
PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018

 

PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019


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Full line-up of speakers confirmed for PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018

 

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PATA has gathered a dynamic line up of speakers and panellists for inspiring and insightful discussions on some of the major issues in marketing and managing tourism growth to lesser-known destinations.
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Learn how to incorporate eco-friendly business practices into your hotel

 

Save the environment and up to 20% of your hotel operating cost. Access over 300 ‘green’ practices for your hotel or resort at the upcoming PATAcademy-HCD.
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The Connected Visitor Economy Bulletin - 9th edition 2018 now available

 

The sharing economy has also had an impact on the accommodation industry – specifically, the short-term rental sector – with new and existing players changing the landscape and bringing benefits to many participants.
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
Key insights from PATAmPOWER

Thailand set to lead Southeast Asia for Nepal’s inbound market in the next five years


 
Around 3.8 percent growth of international visitor arrivals from Southeast Asia is anticipated into Nepal every year from 2018 until 2022, with an estimated collective count of almost 65,000 visitors by 2022. Thailand is expected to maintain its top position with an average annual growth of 6.2 percent over the period, while Singapore is forecast to defy the trend with a marginal decline of 0.7 percent.

Acquire more data and IVAs by origin market at mPOWER.pata.org.
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Annual Tourism Monitor 2018 Final Edition is now available


 
International visitor arrivals (IVAs) into the 47 Asia Pacific destinations continued to grow at better than the global average in 2017, reaching a record volume high of more than 646 million arrivals relative to 2016. The strong collective performance of Asia Pacific destinations in 2017 appears to be continuing into 2018 as well. Early results for 2018 show a collective annual increase in foreign arrivals into Asia Pacific destinations of 8.7%, adding more than 25 million additional arrivals to the total inbound count during the first periods of 2018 relative to the same period of last year.

Find out how each of the Asia Pacific destinations performs and who are the top feeders of visitor traffic to your destination in this Final Edition of the ATM 2018.

 
For more information, please visit www.PATA.org/store or contact the Publications team at publications@PATA.org.
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Oxford Economics Asia Pacific and Middle East

Oxford Economics is one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts, and analytical tools on 200 countries, 100 industrial sectors and over 3,000 cities. Their global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling to market surveys, and web analytics.
Visit www.oxfordeconomics.com for more information.


The Travel Corporation

The Travel Corporation provides holidays and experiences of a lifetime. They are committed to establishing lasting relationships with their guests by exceeding expectations and delivering a consistently outstanding quality of service, experience and value. Visit ttc.com for more information.
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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA CHAPTERS

PATA Nepal Chapter concludes 42nd AGM themed "Stepping towards digital transformation"


The 42nd Annual General Meeting of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Nepal Chapter themed “Stepping towards Digital Transformation” concluded successfully on October 8, 2018, at Park Village Hotel & Resort, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu. Read more


NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA MEMBERS

Sustainable Tourism Asia is coming!


CSR Asia’s Sustainable Tourism Asia is the platform for driving solutions for the tourism industry’s most pressing issues. On November 29 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, leading companies in the hospitality and tourism sectors, as well as government officials and non-profits, will catalyse action-oriented opportunities in the areas of plastics, food waste, sustainable seafood, multi-stakeholder partnerships for sustainable tourism and much more. PATA members will receive a 10% discount using the code "PATA18". Read more
BeMyGuest launches Xplore - a booking system designed for Asia’s travel experience operators


As ITB Asia 2018 kicks off in Singapore, BeMyGuest announces the launch of Xplore; a uniquely Asian booking system and channel manager, specifically tailored to the unique needs of Asian attractions, tours and activity operators. Read more

TAT: Bangkok comes up top in Mastercard's 2018 Global Destination Cities Index


The UNWTO Conference on City Breaks: Creating Innovative Tourism Experiences concluded in Valladolid, Spain, with a call for cities to become smart tourism destinations, where tourism governance and the digital economy mesh together to offer travellers diverse and authentic experiences.  Read more
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