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PATA Annual Summit 2015 in Leshan, China


PATA Travel Mart 2015 in Bangalore, India


“The PATA Face of the Future means recognition, international experiences, a defined career path, a greater perspective of tourism, and more engagement with the tourism industry. The award helped me advance my career to another level, as well as promote the Lao Tourism Industry.”

- Ms Soulinnara Ratanavong, Teacher/Trainer at
Lanith, on winning the 2014 PATA Face of the Future award

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QOTE Webinar Video links are Out!


Webinar for China Quality Outbound Travel Exchange (QOTE) ended yesterday and the videos for the webinar are on our website now. To make it easier and accessible for everyone, we had it in both Youtube and Youku version. 
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New Book From PATA Life Member Joseph A. McInerney


Change is the New Status Quo
The release of a new title from PATA Life Member, Joseph A. McInerney, a leader and expert in the international hospitality and lodging industry. 
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“Not too fast, not too slow, but just right”

Everyone gets touched by something different at conferences and for me the speeches from Dasho Karma Ura, President of the Centre for Bhutan Studies, and the Honourable Prime Minister of Bhutan, His Excellency Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, were a great source of inspiration. Read

AT&RTCM 2015

Successful AT&RTCM 2015 Closes in Thimphu, Bhutan

AT&RTCM 2015 in Thimphu, Bhutan successfully ended on Friday, February 6, 2015, with the Honourable Prime Minister of Bhutan, His Excellency Lyonchhen Tshering Tobgay, announcing that Bhutan will become a member of PATA. More

Pictures are Up!
Visit PATA's Facebook Page or Flicker to view or download the photos taken in Bhutan. Help us tag your friends as memories are meant to be shared. Follow us on Facebook  and Twitter (@PATA_Newsto receive LIVE updates on future events.

AT&RTCM 2015 Presentations at
Visit to download all the presentations during AT&RTCM 2015 from different speakers.
Meet Tangmo and Bee from the Events Team! Tangmo assists in managing the buyer registrations and Bee assists with the seller registrations. They provide support to the event coordinator and event manger to ensure the quality of PATA events.
Meet PATA Staff


Pheereeya Anusonthi (Tangmo)
Asst. Manager-Events
Kamonnate Suwannapisit (Bee)
Asst. Manager-Events

Another Record Year for Guam and Hawaii

In year 2014, both Guam and Hawaii recorded a high figure of 1.33 and 8.16 million on international visitor arrivals respectively with relative year-on-year marginal growth. Despite easing traffic from principal Northeast Asia sources (-1.21%), Guam managed to sneak into a positive territory with arrivals stepping ahead by 0.2%. Hawaii posted a slightly higher growth of 1.95% while arrivals from Northeast Asia suppliers collectively notched up further gains of 2.42%.

Find out more on how the rest destinations in the Asia Pacific region perform at PATAmPOWER.


WorldReach Software

WorldReach Software supplies consular software (case and crisis management, passport and Secre ETA issuance) and fosters best practices used by more than 3000 daily users in over 850 sites, making it the leading company providing global consular software solutions for Foreign Affairs.

We help to ensure traveller’s safety and security worldwide through the systems for both government consular organisations as well as individual travellers. Our clients including Ministries of Foreign Affairs, came from Canada, the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Ireland, and Denmark. 
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Mekong Viet

"We don’t provide guided tours of Asia. We provide an experience of Asia you will never forget, a holiday which will touch your heart and soul and live on forever in your photos and memory."
If you want more than to just visit Asia – to savour it, live it and taste it, join us. Let us introduce you to the countries we know and love, share with you our culture and history, our people, our lifestyle, our food. Mekong Viet is a High End Boutique tour operator specializing in a niche market, tailor made travel experiences for discerning clients. We provide an exclusive personal touch and there will always be somebody with you, for the entire trip. We are proudly owner run. Visit our

TCME Concept

Together strong for Asia and Arabia The Go Asia / Go Arabia Marketing Cooperation combines tourism boards, hotels, airlines and tour operators with their programs. The association was found in 2003 with the goal of improving the marketing business of tourism providers on the German-speaking market. With activities like online marketing, fairs and events for end customers and travel agents will be supported with the latest travel news and information. Visit Go AsiaTCME.

EKA Voyages

• A Tour Operator and Events Organizer in Europe.
• First South East Asian DMC in Europe.
• A member of Paris Tourism Office, ETOA and PATA. 
• Specializing in customized travel program to Europe for individual, small group and Incentive Groups who look for something original, creative and unique.
• We offer personalized services to your clients and assist everything from A to Z.
• Our clients are travel-trade companies : Tour operators, incentive houses, travel agents, and a variety of group tour organizers - from around the world. Visit site.

VIVU Travel

Trustworthy Vietnam tour operator since 2006, Vivutravel is expert in private and customized Vietnam travel, Vietnam tour, Vietnam holiday and Indochina holiday options. We maximize your Vietnam and Indochina travel experience by customizing your Vietnam and Indochina tour with special added values to bring you the best holiday in Vietnam and Indochina. Visit site.

Welcome Back, Lonely Planet.

Lonely Planet is the world’s leading travel media company, supplying inspiring and trustworthy information for those planning a trip, on the road or browsing as an armchair traveler. 2013 marked the company’s 40th anniversary and to-date, Lonely Planet has printed over 120 million books in nine languages to almost every destination on the planet. It also boasts mobile apps, a complete ebook portfolio, an award-winning website, and a dedicated traveler community. Visit us at lonelyplanet.comjoin us on FacebookTwitter (and #lp) or Instagram.

Chengdu’s tourism authorities hope to attract more visitors to the city with the launch of an English-language website detailing all it has to offer, Wang Xiaodong reports., the official English-language website for visitors to Chengdu, aims to make international tourists “travel like locals” by offering the latest and most detailed tourism information on Chengdu. More.

The Langham, London Celebrates Gold for Five Years of Sustainability

The Langham, London celebrated their Gold Certification in late 2014 after five years of benchmarking and certifying their environmental and social performance under the EarthCheck Standard. Mr Stewart Moore, CEO and founder of EarthCheck, said that The Langham, London has a long standing commitment to sustainability, which is reflected in their continued dedication to the EarthCheck program. More.

Dreams Start for City of Dreams Manila

Thousands witnessed spectacular launch of Manila’s world-class entertainment-inspired leisure destination. A spectacularly successful grand launch event at City of Dreams Manila saw over 30,000 visitors experience Manila’s first-ever world-class entertainment-inspired leisure destination. More.

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