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PATA Annual Summit 2015

 

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Travel Mart 2015 in Bangalore, India
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Thoughts are with the people of Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam
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The 4th PATAcademy-HCD on Human Capital Development - This Decade's Tourism Challenge 
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PATA BUILDS BUSINESS
PATA is pleased to launch the 4th PATAcademy-HCD under the theme, "Human Capital Development - This Decade's Tourism Challenge" on June 2-4, 2015 at the PATA Engagement Hub in PATA Headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Academic
Dr Helena Lo Wins 2015 PATA Face of the Future
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PATA is pleased to announce that Dr Helena Lo is the recipient of the most prestigious honour for young tourism professionals in Asia Pacific – the 2015 PATA Face of the Future award.
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PATA CEO Attends Routes Asia Strategy Summit 
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The PATA Foundation has awarded Ms Noredah Othman of Sabah Tourism Board, Malaysia with its 2015 PATA Foundation Scholarship. The Foundation has also awarded the Jerome A. Keller Memorial Fund Scholarship to Ms Nguyen Nguyet Van Khanh of Vietravel, Vietnam. 

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PATA Foundation EDIT Scholarship Award
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Mario Hardy, CEO, attended and moderated the panel discussion on ‘Tourism – Capturing the China Market’ on Monday 16 March at the Routes Asia 2015 Summit in Kunming, Yunnan, China. 
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PATA ANNUAL SUMMIT 2015
More High Profile Speakers Confirmed for PATA Annual Summit 2015
 
PATA has gathered together 14 key industry thought leaders from 8 countries around the world to share insights and knowledge during the one day conference. PATA is pleased to announce the following three new speakers. 
Mr Thulstrup will be delivering the Keynote Address along side Mr Xu Jing, Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, UNWTO. 

Mr Tourlellot will be presenting during the opening session on the ‘Balancing the need for visitation and the appropriate management of the authentic and natural heritage and cultural sites’ and as a panellist for ‘The Conscious Traveller’ session.
 
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KEY INSIGHTS FROM PATAmPOWER
Mixed Average Daily Rate (ADR) Trends for Northeast Asia in 2014


Hong Kong SAR maintained the highest level of ADR in the region, despite a slight decrease from US$ 230.04 in 2013 to US$ 229.58 in 2014. Macau SAR however recorded the largest increase in ADR in the region from US$ 192.70 in 2013 to US$ 211.04 in 2014. Chinese Taipei and Korea (ROK) also saw improvement of ADR in 2014 as opposed to continued drop for Japan and China.

Find out more on the latest accommodation performance at http://mpower.pata.org/
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GET TO KNOW
Meet Paul Pruangkarn, Communications Manager at PATA. Paul is responsible for PATA’s marketing and communication activities. Paul has recently returned from attending the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan, where he attended several working group panel discussions.
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Paul Pruangkarn
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PATA WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

Safehotels Alliance AB

Safehotels Alliance AB is an international certification company and the originator of The Global Hotel Security Standard ©, established, maintained and developed by a network of Travel, Tourism and Hotel industry experts following years of research and development.


Samoa For Real

Samoa For Real is a community of business-owners involved in the visitor economy in Samoa. They are a voluntary cooperative responsible for improving the vitality of our businesses through information sharing, co-learning, collective marketing, and cross selling.

They believe that tourism is everybody’s business, and as such, their membership is inclusive ranging from hoteliers, tour operators, artists, farmers, site operators, rental car operators, and any individual who believes in their cause.


Delhi Airport Service Pvt Ltd 

Delhi Airport Service Pvt. Ltd. (DAS), incorporated in the year 1971, DAS is a fully equipped transport & travel company, based out of New Delhi. DAS has a proven track record of providing end-to-end  transport solutions to multinational companies.
 

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HIGHLIGHT FROM PATA MEMBERS
Experience Malaysia April

April is an exciting month to travel around the country to experience the Malaysia Year of Festivals. Let the Bajaus of Sabah share their love for the sea with you during the colourful Regatta Lepa race. Or enjoy the traditional food, culture and past times of the Sarawakian Melanaus during the Kaul Mukah Festival. Read more.


Tourism Australia Takes Top Spot in Second Regional Heat of Routes Marketing Awards 2015

During a lavish networking evening in the Yunnan Ballroom of the Intercontinental Kunming, Tourism Australia was announced as the overall winner of the Asia heat of this year’s Routes Marketing Awards. Over 800 aviation professionals were gathered to witness the presentation of the awards and to take part in the 13th Routes Asia – the largest route development event for the entire Asia-Pacific region. Click here to find out more.


The Winning Edge to Cooperate with Safehotels Alliance AB in Offering Hotel Safety & Security Certification

The Winning Edge, one of Asia's first hospitality and tourism boutique consultancies announces the signing of an agreement with Safehotels Alliance, a globally recognised hotel security standards and certification company, to form a winning partnership in supporting hotels in the important area of safety and security. Read more

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