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PATA Annual Summit 2015 in Leshan, China

 

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Travel Mart 2015 in Bangalore, India
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We’re honoured to feature our conversation with Pascal Lamy, Chair of the UNWTO’s World Committee on Tourism Ethics and former WTO Director-General. Discover his biggest concerns over the rapid growth of Asia Pacific tourism, and his recommended solutions for the coming years.
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PATAcademy - HCD
December
2014

 

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Rising star travel professionals from 13 destinations took part in the recent PATAcademy-HCD. Take a glimpse and listen to their feedback! For more details on the upcoming PATAcademy-HCD, please email to HCD@PATA.org.

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Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism
Conference and Mart

Meet the Speaker


Tshering Tobgay, Prime Minister of Bhutan, will be presenting his keynote address on “Celebrate Happiness: Linking National Philosophy to Tourism”. He has been elected as the Prime Minister of Bhutan since 2013. Before being elected, he was the Leader of the Opposition Party, National Assembly of Bhutan and President People's Democratic Party. Don't miss out on joining this unique event, please visit www.pata.org/adventure2015

 

Did You Know


As one of the last strongholds of Vajrayana Buddhism, meditation and mediation retreats are a common practice amongst Monks and Buddhist practitioners in #Bhutan. Small retreat centers and hermitages are located all over the country, usually next to temples, monasteries and monastic schools. Click here to see more.

Taj Tashi Thimphu Bhutan Hotel
 


The Taj Tashi reflects Bhutan¹s rich heritage and architecture. Its balance of traditional Bhutanese design with contemporary elegance is subtly brought to life by hand-painted details. Inspired by Bhutanese Dzong architecture, the hotel has been built on three themes - the ³Dhungs,² the ³Double Dorjes² and ³Clouds². And is crafted by artisans from the famed Zorig Chusum School of arts and crafts, some of who have worked on the decorative paintings in the Palaces of the Royal Family, and the Dzongs of Thimphu, Punakha and Trongsa. Visit their site.

Hotel Amodhara


Hotel Amodhara is a new hotel which open its door to cater to its valued guest on 1/10/2014.Its located in chubachu,near BBS office and opposite to Royal Textile Academy.We have total 32 rooms with scenic view of the thimphu valley and view of buddha statue from all the rooms.We serve all type of cuisine l- continental,chinese,indian,bhutanese and thai.For details please email at hotelamodhara@gmail.com.or log in to www.hotelamodhara.com


Hotel Migmar


The Hotel Migmar has 1650 square feet of flexible meeting space offers important business amenities including high-tech audio and visual equipment, microphone, and projector with high-speed internet access and an events coordinator to help with details such as catering and event design. From large-scale product launches and training seminars, wedding reception to private boardroom meetings, the Hotel MIGMAR can help you make the most out of any meetings.

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PATA Annual Summit 2015 to be Held in Leshan, Sichuan, China
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PATA BUILDS BUSINESS

PAS2015 will take place at the Hong Zhu Shan Hotel in Leshan, Sichuan, China from April 23-26, 2015. The programme includes a one-day-conference, the PATA Board and Committee meetings, and the AGM 2015.

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GET TO KNOW
Kay acts as the chief liaison for the PATA Foundation, Board and Committee matters including organizing meetings for these parties. Elle provides support to the CEO in order to ensure his efficiency and effectiveness by coordinating activities and maintaining relationships with aligned associations and partners.
Meet the PATA Staff

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Kornchalee Tantimongkonsakul (Kay)
Manager of Internal Affairs
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Yuwarin Nandidarbha
(Elle)

Personal Assistant to PATA CEO
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KEY INSIGHTS FROM PATAmPOWER

India Maintained Solid IVAs Growth While Maldives Saw a Slowdown in October 2014


India saw a strong growth trend in 2014 and reported another solid year on year growth of 11.38% in October 2014. Meanwhile, Maldives were facing a slowdown over the past 3 months and reported a marginal IVAs growth of 2.89% in October 2014.
Find out more on international visitor arrivals in South Asia and other sub-regions at
 http://mpower.pata.org/
 



PATA WELCOMES NEW MEMBER

Indochina Legend Travel Joins PATA as a New Member


Clover Travel & Tourism (CTT) provides solutions for outbound, inbound, visa support and all other travel related service globally. We are highly committed to provide Quality Service through innovation, technology and retain our valued customers through constant anticipation of their expectations. Along with our strength, i.e., teamwork, integrity, respect and service, we constantly create awareness of changing travel trends among our customers. In these years of providing travel services, the company has gained a large number of repeat satisfied customers including travelers as well as reputed corporate houses.

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HIGHLIGHT FROM PATA MEMBERS
UNWTO Awards Finalists for Innovation in Tourism Announce


The finalists of the 11th UNWTO Ulysses Awards for Innovation in Tourism, one of the three categories in the annual UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism, have been announced today (Madrid, 22 December 2014). Check out who are the finalists!


PolyU School of Hotel and Tourism Management Collaborating with Dusit Thani College in Offering Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management Classes in Bangkok


The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) prepares students for leadership positions in their chosen careers by offering the world’s first professional Doctor of Hotel and Tourism Management (D.HTM) degree. More.

Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and Tour Operators' Initiative (TOI) Join Forces

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) and the Tour Operators’ Initiative for Sustainable Tourism Development (TOI) announce their merger, as approved by the boards of directors of each organization. More.

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