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PATAcademy-HCD June 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand

 

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PATA
Travel Mart 2015 in Bangalore, India
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GREEN TIP

Encourage Your Customers to Follow Your Hotel's Environmental Policy! Why?
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Asia Pacific Foreign
Arrivals
Count to Reach
547 Million
in 2015

 

LATEST PUBLICATION
Asia Pacific destinations stand to welcome 33 million more foreign arrivals in 2015 over those of 2014, lifting the expected total inbound volume to around 547 million by the end of the year.

For more details about the contents and availability of these forecasts, please contact 
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Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference 2015

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PATA BUILDS BUSINESS

Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference 2015 (19-20 May, Dusit Thani Bangkok), it is with pleasure to announce that the Minister of Tourism and Sports, Thailand - Khun Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul will welcome all attendees to the Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference (APHIC).

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PATA BUILDS YOUR NETWORK
 
PATA Travel Mart 2015 - Responsible Travel Pavilion
 
 
Building upon a first successful year of the Responsible Travel Pavilion at the 2014 PATA Travel Mart in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, we are excited to once again offer PTM delegates the opportunity to showcase their responsible and sustainable business practices.

Exhibitors in RTP receive further opportunity to network and do business with like-minded organisations - to share their knowledge, experiences, and lessons learned in an informal setting. 
Learn more about the Responsible Travel Pavilion here
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Testimonials from PATAcademy-HCD Participants
PATAcademy-HCD

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PATA GOLD AWARDS

Last day to Submit Entries: 30 April 2015
Eight days left to submit your entries for PATA Gold Awards 2015. The submission closes on the 30th of April, 5:30 BKK time (GMT +7). Apply now!

Entry Form

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PATA ANNUAL SUMMIT 2015 (#PAS2015)

Interactive Discussion on Technology and Social Media at PATA Youth Symposium
 
 
The PATA Youth Symposium was held in Sichuan Tourism School, Chengdu, China, with the theme “Technology and Social Media for Tourism”, in conjunction with PATA Annual Summit 2015. Over 200 students, lecturers and industry professionals from China and overseas including delegations from PATA China Zhejiang Gongshang Student Chapter, China; Institute For Tourism Studies (IFT), Macau SAR; and PATA Bangladesh Dhaka University Student Chapter, Bangladesh participated in the dynamic symposium. View Speakers here

Conference Presentations will be Up on PATA.org
 
Stay tuned to
PATA.org if you missed the conference or wants a copy of speaker's presentation. Announcement will be made via PATA Voice and PATA Social Media (PATA Facebook and @PATA_News). 
Live Tweets from PATA Social Media
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
Key Insights from PATAmPOWER

Arrivals from Japan to Destinations in Southeast Asia Saw Mix Directions in 2014

 
Thailand, the top Southeast Asia destination for Japan in terms of international visitor arrivals volume saw significant year-on-year decline (-17.6%) in arrivals in 2014 while Singapore registered a marginal drop of -1.0% from this source market. On a positive note, Malaysia (+7.8%), Vietnam (+7.4%), Philippines (+6.9%) and Indonesia (+1.5%) all
recorded solid growth in arrivals from Japan during 2014.


Find out more on latest international visitor arrivals and forecasts at http://mPOWER.pata.org.
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PATA WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

Gatvel Vacation (m) Sdn. Bhd

Gatvel.com is a growing online travel platform based in Malaysia. The company will expand in the future to build operations in Asia Pacific and eventually, cover worldwide destinations. Gatvel intends to cover over 187 destination in the future. Gatvel aims to lead the travel community by providing excellent travel services in a single portal. Gatvel.com caters to travelers from the leisure and business sectors worldwide by offering a smorgasbord of travel services while maintaining our guarantee of providing the best prices in the industry.  
 
Gatvel.com connects globally with travel service providers, travel operators, inbound agencies and other selected travel vendors to provide customers wit h everything and anything that they may require to complete their travel experience.

 

Hotheads Innovation Ltd 

Training/ Coaching/ Facilitation. Specialists in innovation thinking  and business creativity for hotel/ travel/ tourism industry.


Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok


Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok is located in the heart of he city's vibrant business and entertainment district. With a direct link to BTS Asok Sky Train station and a few steps from MRT Sukhumvit subway station.


PowerUp Learning Academy Sdn Bhd


PowerUpSuccess.Com, a wholly owned brand of PowerUpSuccess Group, is a proven expert in High Impact Training & People Development. We are market leaders in talent skills enhancement and HRD consulting, with specialization in Organizational Change, Sales & Service Optimization, Leadership Development, Cultural Team Revolution and Transformational Training.
 
Over 40,000 participants and 200 organizations later, our Training & Human Capital Development solutions continue to help individuals, managers and teams work at their best and operate productively within high-paced, performance driven market environment, in countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, China, India, The Middle East, and many more.

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HIGHLIGHT FROM PATA MEMBERS

Registration Now Open for Conference in Myanmar on Ecotourism in Protected Areas Between 19 and 21 May 2015

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in partnership with its government partners in Myanmar – the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism and the Ministry for Environmental Conservation and Forestry, is pleased to announce that registration for the Conference on Ecotourism in Protected Areas is now open. The conference will be held in the capital of Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw, between 19 and 21 May 2015. This is Myanmar’s first international event focused on ecotourism.
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Winners of the 2015 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards Announced

Collaboration the key across winners of Tourism for Tomorrow Awards – New Chair of the Awards Fiona Jeffery OBE opened the ceremony, telling the packed auditorium that the awards “shine a light on outstanding examples of business practice”.  The finalists reflected the breadth of leaders in responsible tourism today, and showed the importance of collaboration, whether with guests, communities, staff or wider stakeholder groups. Read more
 
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