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Join PATA now | March 2, 2018


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Tell us what you're doing about food waste

 

PATA UPDATES
As part of the BUFFET Initiative, we aim to develop a "status of the industry" report which will evaluate the current state of food waste in the Asia Pacific hospitality sector. Please take a moment to answer our survey until March 7.
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BUFFET Initiative
Are you the Face of the Future?

 

Apply now for an opportunity to be recognised for your contributions to the Asia Pacific tourism industry. Deadline for submissions is March 9.
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Press Releases
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PATA Foundation EDIT Scholarship Awardee

 

The PATA Foundation has awarded Mr Sunil Sharma of Nepal Tourism Board with its 2018 PATA Foundation Scholarship. He will be attending the 39th EDIT Programme at the University of Hawaii at Manoa on April 23 - May 4.
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PATA Foundation Jerome A. Keller Memorial Fund Scholarship Award

 

The Foundation has also awarded the Jerome A. Keller Memorial Fund Scholarship to Mrs Noeline Mateariki of Cook Islands Tourism Corporation. The PATA Foundation would like to thank Mrs Gloria Henderson, PATA Life Member, for her grateful donation to the Fund.
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Visit us at the PATA Booth at ITB Berlin 2018

 

We would like to take this opportunity to meet with our members, make new connections and share PATA updates and new initiatives at ITB Berlin. The PATA booth will be located in Hall 26B, Booth 209.
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PATA SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Scholars of Sustenance Thailand’s COO Abigail Smith tells us how we can get more out of food waste.
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Read the latest interview on PATA Sustain
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In this month’s PATA sustainability blog, we interview Biotrem CEO Małgorzata Then about her company’s line of biodegradable tableware.
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Green Tip:
Paw-don me, no time for kitten around - big cats are under threat!
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
Key insights from PATAmPOWER

Korea (ROK) continued to dominate the Philippines inbound market in 2017


 
The Republic of Korea remained the number one source market for international visitor arrivals into the Philippines in 2017, generating a year-on-year increase of 16.8 percent over 2016 and comprising approximately one-quarter of total traffic. With a 43.3 percent surge in arrivals, China came in second place, holding a 14.9 percent share during this period. Overall, the Philippines ended the year with an annual arrivals growth of 12.2 percent.

Acquire more data and insights on scheduled air seat capacity at mPOWER.pata.org.
PATA Publication

Annual Tourism Monitor 2017 Final Edition is now available 



The PATA Annual Tourism Monitor 2017 Final Edition follows on from the earlier ATM report and provides a more detailed view of travel movements during calendar year 2016. It includes a number of additional measures of travel activity and profiles including length of stay, expenditure and other useful metrics. Early indicators of travel flows for calendar year 2017 (year-to-date) are also provided as an early warning mechanism for identifying major shifts and movements in key source and destination markets.

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contact the Publications team at publications@PATA.org.

 
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WELCOME NEW PATA MEMBERS
WM Worldwide Travel and Cruises Co.

WM Worldwide Travel and Cruises is a company of trusted, passionate travel specialists who create customised journeys to inspiring destinations. Their trips are based around your interests and schedule that are as unique as you are. Visit worldwidetravel.ph for more details.

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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM CHAPTER MEMBERS

PATA Philippines LPU-Manila Student Chapter presents the PATAns-LPU membership card
 
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE 2 is a project of the PATA Philippines LPU-Manila Student Chapter officers to recruit new members for the second semester of the year. It is a three-day recruitment drive while soft-launching their new PATAns-LPU Membership Card as a benefit for their members to receive discounts. Read more.

PATA Bangladesh DU Student Chapter planning ahead with local chapter – unity is strength

A warm greeting was exchanged to the PATA Bangladesh Chapter by the PATA Bangladesh Dhaka University Student Chapter on the first day of spring. Chairperson Cynthia Islam, Vice Chairperson Sayeda Abir and EMBA Representative Nazmus Sakib from the student chapter were present at Dhaka Regency Hotel & Resort to greet PATA Bangladesh Chapter Chairperson Shahid Hamid FIH. Read more.
 
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Aim for 1 billion passengers to fly on sustainable aviation fuel flights by 2025

 
The International Air transport Association (IATA) set out an aim for one billion passengers to fly on flights powered by a mix of jet fuel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2025. This aspiration was identified on the tenth anniversary of the first flight to blend sustainable aviation fuel and ordinary jet fuel. Read more.

Twenty31 Consulting and Skylight Intelligence to form strategic partnership focused on the global travel and tourism industry

The joint offerings will focus on existing and prospective clients in North America, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. The new partnership will also leverage the two companies’ relationship with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) as a leading network to tap into the burgeoning inbound and outbound Asia Pacific market. Read more.
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