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Join PATA now | May 12, 2017
Catch Rob Holmes at PAS 2017. Rob is Founder & Chief Strategist of GLP Films, the leading content marketing agency dedicated to authentic storytelling and digital content strategy within the travel industry. Rob has spearheaded partnerships with global travel brands including National Geographic, UNWTO, Columbia Sportswear, leading NGO’s, international tourism boards and numerous media networks.

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Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management to host PATA Youth Symposium in Colombo

 

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Organised by the Association's Human Capital Development Committee, the Symposium takes place on Thursday, May 18 with the theme of 'No Barriers: Millennials and the Future of Tourism'.
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Learn how to speak to make an impact at PATAcademy-HCD this June

 

PATAcademy-HCD is a three-day workshop incorporating a series of intensive classroom interactions by leading travel industry practitioners with practical activities, group assignments, and networking events, focusing on subjects of topical interest.
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‘Sustainable tourism’ is not working – here’s how we can change that
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PATA SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
This year is the United Nations’ International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
Key insights from PATAmPOWER

Significant growth predicted for scheduled low cost seats within Northeast Asia


 
An increase of 17.6 percent in scheduled low cost seat capacity to Northeast Asia is forecast for 2017. Japan will still lead the pack with 8.78 million seats, accounting for a 20.2 percent share of total seats available. Vietnam is likely to outshine other traffic-originating sources and report the largest growth of 77.6 percent to the region this year. Other source markets such as Philippines (27.1%), Korea (ROK) (22.9%), Malaysia (18.1%) and Singapore (13.1%) are also expected to report positive growth this year in scheduled low cost seat capacity.

Acquire more data and insights on scheduled seat capacity at 
mPOWER.pata.org.
PATA Publication

Pre-order now: Quarterly Tourism Monitor 2017



The Quarterly Tourism Monitor (QTM) provides a timely quantitative view of inbound travel, by origin markets for all major destinations in Asia Pacific region by quarter, during the calendar year 2017.

For more information, please visit www.PATA.org/store or contact the Publications Team at publications@PATA.org.
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WELCOME NEW PATA MEMBERS
Beautiful Destinations

Beautiful Destinations is the award winning creative agency behind the largest travel and lifestyle community on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat. With more than 12 million followers in 180 countries, Beautiful Destinations has become the source of daily inspiration for millions of people. Visit www.beautifuldestinations.com for more details.

 

Country Holidays

Founded in 2001 and based in Beijing, Country Holidays is one of the Chinese leading providers of travel solutions. It has opened branches in the USA, Shanghai, and Xi'an, providing the customers with honest, proficient and considerate one-stop travel experience relying on its excellent team service philosophy, insight into the industry and integration capability accumulated over the years. Visit www.ishanshui.com for more details.

 

JSF Travel & Tourism School

JSF Travel & Tourism is a school dedicated to business leaders and senior executives. Our education programs are in collaboration with IESE and Wharton. To equip business leaders and senior executives with the insight and innovation facing the tourism industry today.
Visit www.jsftraveltourism.org for more details.
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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA MEMBERS

Sabre and Scoot-Tiger Airways announce global distribution partnership further


Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has announced a new global distribution partnership with Scoot-Tiger Airways. This partnership is in line with Scoot-Tigerair’s vision to bring affordable flight options and seamless customer experience for passengers around the world. Read more.

The Philippines to host 6th UNWTO Conference on Tourism Statistics


Together with the Department of Tourism of the Philippines, UNWTO is organising the 6th International Conference on Tourism Statistics: Measuring Sustainable Tourism in Manila June 21-24. For more information, visit www.mstconference.org.

Dragon Trail to speak at Tourism Upgrade LIVE Event in Sydney and Melbourne


HollyG from Tourism Upgrade will be chatting with Saxon Booth, a senior manager with Chinese digital agency Dragon Trail Interactive, who has been living and working in Beijing and Shanghai for the past five years, on May 23 & 25. Read more.

Happy Tours seminar


Happy Tours invites you to join a seminar on Monday, May 15 at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok where they will talk about Slovenia and Croatia as travel destinations. Seats are limited so we advise you to confirm your participation today! Read more.

Dusit International set to open hotel on Vietnam's emerging island destination Phu Quoc
Thailand-based global hospitality company Dusit International will make its Vietnam debut this December with the opening of the DusitPrincess Moonrise Beach Resort on the country's largest island, Phu Quoc. Read more.
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