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PATA SPEAKING CALENDAR
 
Join the PATA management team in China, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, Singapore, Thailand and Vanuatu!
 
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The PATA Speakers Bureau

 

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We invite members and industry colleagues interested in sharing their expertise as a speaker, presenter or moderator at future PATA events to apply.
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PATA Travel Mart 2017

 

Thank you to everyone who joined us at #PTM2017! We hope to see you all again next year for another exciting travel mart in Langkawi, Malaysia. Photos from the event are now uploaded on our Flickr and Facebook page.
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PATA strengthens partnership with STR

 

PATA has renewed its preferred partnership with STR, a data benchmarking and analytics specialist.
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Press Releases
PATA Global Insights Conference 2017 examines the future of tourism

 

Under the theme ‘R U Future Ready’ and with the support of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and World BBC News, the event took place on September 29 at the SKYCITY Grand Hotel in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Press Releases
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Sustainable travel can be budget-friendly

 

PATA SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Sustainability became a misused buzzword associated with high-priced trips and yet sustainable tourism doesn't have to be expensive.
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Green Tip:
How to reduce your carbon footprint and make the most of your air miles?
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
Key insights from PATAmPOWER

Mixed results for travel website reach in Northeast Asia


 
According to the latest figures from comScore, Hong Kong SAR registered the highest percentage reach of travel websites among peers in Northeast Asia in July 2017. However, the monthly figure shows the lowest reach (53.1%) recorded since January 2017. The July figures show Chinese Taipei in second place with 50.6 percent, followed by Japan with 48.6 percent. Although China recorded the lowest percentage reach of travel websites in the region, the July figure shows a new high of 32.9 percent since the beginning of the year.

Acquire more data and insights on website usage at mPOWER.pata.org.
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China Outbound-Tourism Price Index Monthly Report is now available



The China Outbound-Tourism Price Index (OPI) is China’s first monthly monitoring system of Chinese outbound tour products and market price to global destinations. The OPI monthly report is developed with the aim of tracking the price trends of Chinese outbound tourism and reporting the changes of consumer prices on Chinese outbound travel to worldwide destinations. The OPI report will provide DMOs and destination suppliers with useful guidance and intelligence on China outbound tourism market demand, changes of price and structure of outbound tourism products. OPI monthly report is now available for annual subscription (12 editions per annual subscription).

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
HelloVietnam Company Limited

HelloVietnam
is a leading tour operator in Vietnam, bringing tourists unforgettable experiences of local life and culture. Owning a wide network of homestays, vehicles and cruises throughout the country, helloVietnam offers high-quality tours at a reasonable price from North to South. Visit www.hellovietnam.com for more details.
 

Worldwide Events

We are the global market leader in 1:1 events for B2B marketplaces across the travel industry. At Worldwide Events, we have been perfecting the art of creating genuine lasting relationships between our hosted buyers and top luxury suppliers from around the world. We pioneered a carefully crafted programme of individual meetings, networking and destination discovery activities that work time and time again. Visit www.wwideevents.com for more details.
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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA CHAPTERS


PATA Philippine Chapter: The latest travel trends


The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Philippine Chapter recently hosted the biggest Travel Forum in the country. Patterned after the very popular Ted Talks in the USA, the chapter held the fourth edition of its annual forum, titled Pinoy Chikka. This year’s theme centred upon the latest travel trends. Read more.


NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA MEMBERS

International Civil Aviation Organization develops Aviation Benefits 2017 – IHLG Report
  
Aviation makes the dream and desire of being able to fly a reality. A strong and affordable global air transport network transcends continents, greatly expands local access to foreign supplies and markets, provides invaluable opportunities for cultural and social exchange and enhances emergency and humanitarian response capabilities during crises and public health emergencies. Read more.

EarthCheck recognised for Innovation in Tourism


Saving the tourism industry millions of dollars in operational costs each year and reducing the planet’s energy, waste and water consumption has earned Brisbane-based company EarthCheck, a world leader in its field, the 2017 Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) Prize for Innovation in Tourism. Read more.
WTTC Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018 opens call for entries


The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is calling for entries to the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018. The awards celebrate the best in sustainable tourism business leadership. Apply now.
 
Asian Trails wins ‘Best Travel Agency 2017 – Indochina’ at the TTG Travel Awards


Asian Trails Ltd. has been voted ‘Best Travel Agency 2017 – Indochina’ at the prestigious TTG Travel Awards. The awards were determined by individual votes from readers across the various TTG publications. It was the 12th award Asian Trails has received at the TTG Travel Awards. Read more.
 
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