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Asia Pacific Visitor Forecast Data 2017-2121 
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PATA UPDATES
PATA releases latest five-year forecast data for the Asia Pacific visitor economy on PATAmPOWER exclusive to PATA corporate members.
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The Connected Visitor Economy Bulletin - 4th edition 2017 now available

 

The fourth edition of the PATA VE Bulletin for 2017 – The changing of the (generational) Guard: Why Asia Pacific tourism must prepare for a seismic shift – is now available to view and download.
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IGLTA Foundation partners with PATA for conference scholarship

 

Collaboration takes Nepalese tourism student to the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s Annual Global Convention in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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The ridiculous story of airline food and why so much ends up in landfill
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PATA SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
You probably know about the waste problem in our oceans, but how about the one in our skies? Airlines generated 5.2m tonnes of waste in 2016, most of which went to landfill or incineration – and it cost them £400m.
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
Key insights from PATAmPOWER

Australia and New Zealand to retain top spots for scheduled airline seats to Pacific


 
Australia and New Zealand are set to continue as the top two source markets for scheduled airline seats to destinations in the Pacific this year. Australia will lead the pack during the fourth quarter with 1.71 million seats, accounting for an 18.9 percent share of total seats. Similarly, scheduled seats from New Zealand are expected to increase by 3.8 percent in 4Q2017 compared to 4Q2016. China will register double digit growth of its seats to the region for all four quarters in 2017.

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COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute Market Report Autumn 2016 is now available



COTRI Market Report  provides expert insights into the worldwide developments of China’s outbound tourism market by offering qualitative analysis, numbers and information plus several special topics in each issue.

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China Dragon Tour

China Dragon Tour is an established Chinese outbound tourism wholesaler for outbound travel products for Europe, US, Dubai, Australia, Japan, South Korea (ROK), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, Southeast Asia, and all island line tours. Since our establishment in 2007, we have been focusing on product pricing and high quality service. Visit www.zhltrip.com for more details.
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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA MEMBERS

Dusit International forms joint venture company with Colours International in Japan


Global hospitality company Dusit International today announced the formation of Dusit Colours Co., Ltd., a joint venture company launched in partnership with Colours International Co., Ltd., operator of the E-Hotel chain, in Japan. Read more.


Amadeus boosts Scoot’s and Tigerair’s international reach with new partnership


Scoot and Amadeus today announce the renewal of their distribution partnership, ensuring that the airline’s fares and inventory continue to be available to Amadeus’ global network of travel agencies. Read more.

TAT: Growth continues as Thailand hits visitor and revenue targets for Q1 2017


Thailand is expected to finish the first quarter of 2017 right on target with tourism revenue of 734 billion baht (US$20.9 billion), up 9 per cent over the same period of 2016. The growth momentum is anticipated to continue through to the second quarter with an 11 per cent year-on-year increase on revenue. Read more.
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