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PATA Gold Awards 2017 open for submissions

 

The deadline for submissions is April 28, 2017. The Awards presentation will take place during PATA Travel Mart 2017 on September 15 at the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macao SAR.
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Research reveals adventure travellers primarily motivated by transformation
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PATA SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
New research conducted by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) in conjunction with East Carolina University reveals that, more than any other motivating factor, adventure travellers are seeking transformative experiences.
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
Key insights from PATAmPOWER

Impressive growth in international visitor arrivals to Vietnam in 4Q2016

Vietnam tourism continues to enjoy significant growth with the official figures for 4Q2016 showing an increase of 22 percent on the same period in 2016, boosted by significant increases in visitor arrivals from China (36.3%) and Korea (ROK) (35.6%). Malaysia (24.6%), Chinese Taipei (15.5%) and Cambodia (11.5%) also generated more visitors to Vietnam in 4Q2016.

Acquire more data and insights on international visitor arrivals at 
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PATA Publication

Pre-order now: Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2017-2021



The 2017 edition of PATA’s Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts covers the period 2017 to 2021 and is available in two volumes. Both volumes continue with the recognition of international visitor flows (as distinct from tourist flows) so as to give greater consideration to the much wider impact of tourism and tourism-related industries across destinations in the Asia Pacific region. This publication is provided in two separate volumes at one single price.

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Meet Jeniffer, our intern associate from Borneo's 'Cat City' - Kuching, Malaysia. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Event and Tourism Management at UCSI University Sarawak Campus. Working for SSR developed her knowledge in sustainability and helped her to discover new opportunities in the tourism industry.
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School for Higher and Professional Education, Vocational Training Council, Hong Kong

SHAPE, being a member of the VTC group, has worked hard to forge links with both local and overseas universities. The articulation arrangements with partner universities also enable students to gain maximum benefit from their higher diploma studies and allow them to complete their degree study in less than the normal period required. Visit www.shape.edu.hk for more details.
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CHAPTER NEWS

PATA San Diego Chapter: PATA Chapters and All Agents Urged to Attend PCU Educational Conference, March 2-3, San Diego


Over the course of a day and a half, this engaging educational conference, organised by the PATA San Diego Chapter, will feature an impressive lineup of speakers and presentations, including a “Small Ship Cruising Panel” CLIA presentation, travel author Patricia Schultz “1,000 Places to See Before You Die" and Cynthia Dial, CTC, “How to Become a Travel Writer,” as well as a keynote presentation by PATA Chairman Andrew Jones, CHA. Read more.

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA MEMBERS

Groundbreaking tourism accelerators now accepting projects in the Mekong region


The Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) Initiative has announced two new accelerators designed to make it easier and faster for innovative tourism businesses to get established in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Read more.


The Code.org: An Industry Training Session on Preventing Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism (SECTT)


UNICEF Thailand, together with The CODE, invites you to ‘An Industry Training Session on Preventing Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism (SECTT)’, to be held on 22 February in Thai and 23 February in English, from 9.00 am. to 4.00 pm. at Novotel Pattaya Modus Beachfront Resort, Pattaya. Read more.


SIA to place US$13.8b order for Boeing aircraft 

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has agreed to place firm orders for 20 Boeing 777-9s and 19 Boeing 787-10s, for additional growth and fleet modernisation through the next decade. Read more.


Lanith is looking for two Technical Advisers for full time positions


Lanith is looking for two Technical Advisers for full time positions on Tourism/Hospitality School Business Planning & Marketing and Tourism/Hospitality School Management. Apply now.
 
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