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Apply to the WTFL Start-Up Innovation Camp 2018 now!
Are you a rising star among start-ups? We are searching for the most innovative business models from the tourism, travel, and hospitality industry around the world.
Pitch your start-up to the jury, international investors, and industry executives for a chance to attend PATA Travel Mart for free and win the Start-Up Innovation Award of USD15,000!

PATA Travel Mart 2018


PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2018

Join the PATA team in Fiji, China, Cambodia, Thailand and Jordan. 🌏
Learn how to create successful online video campaigns for your business or destination


Discover the knowledge, insights, production skills and other resources dedicated to helping you launch an effective video marketing strategy at the two-day PATAcademy-HCD workshop on June 25-26 in Bangkok, Thailand. First 10 registered participants receive complimentary one-year Binumi subscription valued at USD1,000.
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The Quarterly Tourism Monitor 1Q2018 is now available


Asia and the Pacific recorded double-digit inbound growth for the first quarter of 2018 - according to a report released today by PATA. Download QTM 1Q2018 now and get an authoritative view of inbound travel, by origin markets, for all major destinations in the Asia Pacific region.
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PATA honours industry leaders at PATA Annual Summit 2018


PATA has presented a series of awards to several individuals in recognition for their contributions to the responsible development of travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region.
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Press Releases
PATA and Binumi sign organisational partnership


PATA is pleased to announce a new organisational partnership with Binumi, a video creation platform that empowers individuals and business to create and share compelling stories that can build opportunity and growth for their business.
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Press Releases
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Travel industry takes aim at reducing plastic waste


The hospitality industry no longer is being hospitable to plastic waste. Momentum is growing to minimise the use of single-use plastic among hotels, airlines, airports and cruise lines.
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Abuse ends where knowledge begins – Interview with the H-ELP Foundation


#PATASustain interviewed Dr. Andrew McLean, founder of the H-ELP Foundation, on the welfare of captive elephants in Asia with a focus on elephant training through positive reinforcement.
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Green Tip:
We will, we will, WOK you! Kitchen tips that will leave you s-PEACH-less
Key insights from PATAmPOWER

In Northeast Asia, people from Hong Kong SAR spend most of their time online visiting travel websites

In March 2018, people from Hong Kong SAR recorded the highest percentage of their web usage visiting travel websites compared to others in Northeast Asia. Although web usage percentage visiting travel websites in the destination was modestly lower compared to the same period last year, down from 61.2 percent, the monthly figures show a new high of 54.2 percent recorded since the beginning of the year. In addition, the March figures show Chinese Taipei in second place at 51 percent, followed closely by Japan with 47.4%. With regard to total time spent, China recorded 3.10 billion minutes of web usage visiting travel websites, exceeding all other destinations in the region.

Acquire more data and insights on website usage at
PATA Publication

COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute Market Report Spring 2018 is now available

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

For more information, please visit or contact the Publications team at
Mae Fah Luang University

Mae Fah Luang University is a higher education institution of quality with international academic standards, pursuing excellence in both sciences and arts, with the aim of cultivating human resources for the nation, as well as the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). Visit for more information.

Cendana Tiga Tour & Travel

Cendana Tiga Tour & Travel excel at helping you plan your vacation filled with inspiring and life-enriching experiences. We provide affordable rates paired with great services for Indonesian Muslims who use our services for their Umrah and Hajj worships. Visit for more information.


Action on sustainability in tourism needs extra push, says new UNWTO report

In line with its vision of advancing sustainability through tourism, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) released its flagship publication ‘Tourism for Development’ in Brussels on June 6 during the European Development Days (EDD), and called for greater awareness of sustainability in tourism policies and business practices as well as in tourist behaviour. Read more.
Agoda: Are you going football crazy? Six destinations where you can score a break from the football madness

Are you among those who would rather catch the flu than watch a game of football (not to mention the five weeks of straight football this summer!)? No need to go to such drastic measures—Agoda has some suggestions on where to escape the football madness. You’re welcome! Read more.

Take a moment to answer IATA's Global Passenger Survey

This annual survey is an excellent opportunity to provide the industry with direct feedback on your travel preferences and expectations. Your valuable input will help drive new ideas and approaches in optimising passenger and air travel experience. To make your feedback-sharing experience as easy as possible, the survey is offered in 10 different languages: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Have your say and help the industry ensure an even better passenger service offerings and experience! Answer the survey here.
Innovation Norway Sustainable Destination Standard is now a GSTC-Recognized standard

Innovation Norway’s Sustainable Destination Standard includes 45 criteria and 108 indicators to be measured, registered and monitored. The standard covers nature, culture, environment, social values, community involvement and economic viability. Measurable and continuous development is ensured through performance counts and renewing the brand every three years. Read more.
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