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PATA Annual Summit 2015

 

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Travel Mart 2015 in Bangalore, India
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GREEN TIP
Leave Your Car at Home and Walk or Bike
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“Bangladesh – The Land of Stories”
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PATA CEO BLOG
Bangladesh is a hidden tourism treasure waiting to be discovered. It is a predominantly Muslim country where the call for prayer doesn’t seem to stop anyone from going where they need to go or do their daily business. Everything seems to be on the road from people and cars, to bicycles, rickshaws and horse carts, all flowing together in a well-choreographed and organised chaos. 
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PATA GOLD AWARDS
Travel and tourism industry contributors are encouraged to submit entries for PATA Gold Awards. The Awards presentation will take place during the PATA Travel Mart in Bangalore, India.
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This Decade's Tourism Challenge

 

PATACADEMY-HCD
Human Capital Development (HCD); this decades largest challenge! By now we all know that Tourism is growing globally at a fast rate and the demand for skilled talent in the sector is far exceeding the supply.
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Visitor Economy Bulletin – April 2015 Edition is Now Available

 

PATA PUBLICATION
The April 2015 edition of the VE Bulletin, written by MyTravelResearch.com, examines the role of culture and heritage tourism in building the Visitor Economy and beyond. Join PATA and Carolyn Childs, Co-Founder of MyTravelResearch.com, for a free webinar on this VE Bulletin edition at April 27, 2015
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PATA ANNUAL SUMMIT 2015
VISA Inc and Sanctuary Resorts Joining the Conference!
 


Introducing new speaker and moderator! Ross Jackson will be speaking for the session: “The Dynamic of Today’s Global Traveler”. Andrew Jones, Guardian of Sanctuary Resorts, sitting in as a moderator for “Panel Discussion: The Conscious Traveller; Putting Purpose into Practice”.

Sichuan Tourism School to Host PATA Youth Symposium April 2015



PATA Human Capital Development Committee will organise a PATA Youth Symposium on the morning of Thursday, April 23, at Sichuan Tourism School Under the theme “Technology and Social Media for Tourism”, the Symposium will commence prior to the PATA Annual Summit 2015 and aims to attract hundreds of young professionals and students from overseas and around China. Read More.

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KEY INSIGHTS FROM PATAmPOWER
Asia Pacific Maintaining Its Growth Potential to 2019

International visitor arrivals to the Asia Pacific destinations will continue their growth momentum over the next five years with an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 5.3% between 2015 and 2019, according to the PATA Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2015-2019. These AAGRs will vary considerably across each of the Asia Pacific sub-regions ranging from under 4% for the Americas and the Pacific to more than 6% for Asia.

The visitor forecasts with details on international arrivals flow into each of Asia Pacific destinations at the discrete origin level on an annual basis are now available for view and download at 
PATAmPOWER.

Inquiries regarding the data provided by PATAmPOWER can be sent to mpower@PATA.org.

Asia Expected to See Substantial Increases of Visitor Arrivals in 2019


With an average annual growth rate of 6.3% between 2015 and 2019, visitor arrivals to Asia are expected to exceed the 500 million mark by 2019, up from a base of around 368 million received in 2014. Southeast Asia will dominate most in arrivals growth terms, ahead of South and Northeast Asia.

Find out more on the latest PATA’s 5-year forecasts at
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GET TO KNOW
Meet Anuttra, Assistant Manager for Graphic Design at PATA! She designs PATA marketing materials and PATA publications. Her creations can usually be seen in PATA events and PATA.org.
PATA Staff

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Anuttra Nalinnopphakhun (Nuch)
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Assistant Manager-
Graphic Design
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PATA WELCOMES NEW MEMBER

Bayda Land Travels and Tours


Bayda Land Travels and Tours is one of the strongly emerging one-stop travel service providers in Myanmar. During the minimum operating time, it has developed many travel solutions that have serviced many willing travellers and service requesters.
 
It is registered under Myanmar Investment Commission under registration number: (1155/2014-15) and it is a member of Union of Myanmar Travel Association under license number (Kha-2469).

Seven Diamond Express Travels!


Seven Diamond Express Travels is the great travel agency in Myanmar working with more over 100 well trained staffs in Head & branch offices. Since 1996, we foot-step to this tourist industry and we offering all travel related services to every individual and group tours with competitive price and premium quality service.

Nowadays, we possess seven offices in main tourist destination such as Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Taunggyi, Lashio. That is the good fact to provide the warmly service to all clients for update tourism information and travel needs. We also have professionally well trained staffs with many years of experience in their relevant work in this tourism field. Every staffs are highly motivated to give and assist the client in the best way possible. 



CHAPTER NEWS

PATA India Chapter Member to Be the First Indian Explorer Receives the ‘Citation of Merit’


At a glittering evening of famous and distinguished explorers from around the world, the 111th Explorers Club Annual Dinner was the most exciting evening in its history with three venues of the Intrepid, the American Museum of Natural History and the United Nations Building. The guests included astronauts like Honorary Chair John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin, ocean explorers like Bob Ballard, Sylvia Earle, Jim Cameron and Honorary President Don Walsh, mountaineers, polar explorers, international leaders, journalists, military heroes, and royalty. Read More.

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HIGHLIGHT FROM PATA MEMBERS
2015 Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards, Call for Entries


Wild Asia is now 
seeking application for its Responsible Tourism Awards. The Wild Asia Awards remain the only programme dedicated to identifying travel industry leaders in sustainability across Asia. Apply now or become a sponsor! Read more

Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) Free Webinar Tuesday 28 April 17:00hrs GMT+1


The Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative is a free methodology and calculation tool to enable hotels to measure and report on the carbon footprint of a hotel stay or meeting in a consistent way. 
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China Unbounded: The Rapid Rise of China’s Outbound Millions by Phocuswright


Outbound travel from China is surging. The number of international travelers grows at roughly 20% per year, surpassing 100 million in 2014. The implications for the global travel industry are huge, and Chinese travelers’ habits and preferences are changing quickly. Read more.

The Beach: a Photographers Journey TV Show Wins World Media Festivals Gold Award


The Beach: A Photographer’s Journey, a 60-minute TV series on the community and geography of Thailand’s islands in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand has won an intermedia-globe GOLD Award at the World Media Festival | TOURISM for Documentaries: Destinations. Read more.
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