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PATAcademy-HCD June
2015 in
Bangkok, Thailand

 

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PATA New Tourism Frontiers 2015 in Legazpi, Albay, Philippines
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LAST CALL

PATAcademy-HCD is ready with a NEW programme on creativity and innovation competency for your team’s success.
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updated programme.
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Green Tips to Create a Sustainable Environment

 

PATA SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Keep cool in summer without blasting the air conditioning!
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Dr Helena Lo with
PATA Conversations

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PATA CONVERSATIONS
PATA Conversations sat down with Helena Lo, director of Pousada de Mong-Há Educational Hotel in Macau and winner of the 2015 PATA Face of the Future.  Learn how she balances the missions of providing high-end hospitality while training tomorrow's leaders.

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PATA TRAVEL MART 2015

PATA will hold the 38th PATA Travel Mart in Bangalore, Karnataka, India on September 6-8, 2015 at the Bangalore International Exhibition Center (BIEC). The Mart is being generously hosted by the Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka. Read more

Ways to Create Brand Exposure for Your Organisation                                      
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    - Brand a delegate item
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    - Functions
    - PTM Talks
  3. Advertising & promotions
    - Collaterals
    - Directional & information signs
 
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GET TO KNOW
Bo Wu joined the China National Tourism Administration in 1985 to start his career as press officer after graduation from Beijing Second Foreign Language Institute with a BA Degree in English Literature. In 16 years of service in this Chinese top governmental administrative agency in tourism industry, he moved to the post of deputy director of marketing with responsibility of North America & Europe.
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Bo Wu
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Regional Director - Greater China
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS

Key Insights from PATAmPOWER

South Asia Saw Solid Visitor Arrivals Growth During 1Q2015
 

India, largest destination in South Asia in terms of arrivals volume, reported a solid year-on-year growth (+7.2%) in 1Q2015 whereas other destinations in South Asia saw mixed growth results. Sri Lanka maintained double-digit growth (+13.6%) as opposed to a marginal growth of 2.6% for the Maldives during 1Q2015.

Find out more on latest international visitor arrivals at
http://mPOWER.pata.org.
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PATA WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS
Movenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok


Mövenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok is one of the newest upscale hotels on Sukhuvmit Soi 15. The hotel features 297 rooms with a unique central courtyard with 2 story feature waterfall with Lelawadee tree centerpiece, 20 M Rooftop swimming pool and bar, 330 sqm of meeting space and great location within walking distance to Asoke BTS and Sukhumvit MRT stations.

Tourism Promotion Association INNOVATION RUSSIA


Tourism Promotion Association INNOVATION RUSSIA is not-for profit organization, engaged in supporting travel and tourism to form and promote a positive image of Russia as an open and attractive country. INNOVATION RUSSIA unites citizens, professionals and public organizations and contributes to the growth of inbound and domestic tourism in Russia as well as helps release the potential of different districts and regions of the Russian Federation. We want to make our nature, culture and history popular both among Russian and foreigners. President of Tourism Promotion Association INNOVATION RUSSIA is Mr. Karen Goncharov. Head of Russian Federal Agency for Tourism Oleg Safonov is one of the Supervisory Board members of Association INNOVATION RUSSIA. 

VAC Travel


Founded by CEO Nguyen Tien Du. He has been working in the tourism industry since 2001. Established in 2014,
VAC Travel strives to maintain its reputation as a professional travel company and one of the top tour operators in Asia. VAC Travel has designed the best tour programs in Vietnam and Asia in order to meet any traveler’s needs while preserving the local culture of the country. 
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CHAPTER & STUDENT CHAPTER NEWS

Compete for Chapter and Student Chapter Awards


It is that time of the year again! On behalf of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), I would like to invite your Chapter or Student Chapter to join the 2015 PATA Chapter & Student Chapter Awards Competition.
 
There are three types of Awards:

SPIRIT OF PATA
Awarded to the Chapter that best illustrates the aims and objectives of PATA consistently and progressively over a number of years.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Awarded to a Chapter and Student Chapter that best exemplifies dedication to the development of travel to-from-and-within the Pacific Asia region over the previous two years, in a manner consistent with the aims and objectives of PATA.

BEST ENGAGEMENT WITH YOUNG TOURISM PROFESSIONAL
Awarded to the Chapter that best supports local young tourism professionals and Tourism Institutions activities during the year 2014, in a manners consistent with aims and objectives of PATA.
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HIGHLIGHT FROM PATA MEMBERS

Shallow and Deep Cultural Tourists Welcome


Whether you’re a studious and ‘deep’ cultural tourist or incidental and ‘shallow’, your willingness to explore local culture on holiday makes you a prized asset to the tourism industry, says Carolyn Childs, co-founder,
MyTravelResearch.com.  Read more

Adelaide Airport Internationally Recognized for Reducing Carbon Emissions


Adelaide Airport has become the first airport in Australia to be recognized by the global Airport Carbon Accreditation program for optimizing its management and reduction of carbon emissions.

Adelaide Airport Ltd (AAL) is now certified as Airport Carbon Accredited at Level 3 (‘Optimisation’), for its work in reducing its carbon footprint whilst also working to guide and influence stakeholders to do the same. It is just the seventh airport in the entire Asia-Pacific region to reach this level.
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Over 4,000 Thai Hospitality Businesses Awarded the 2015 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award



TripAdvisor™, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the 2015 Certificate of Excellence award recipients. A total of 4,115 hospitality businesses in Thailand have been awarded this year. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to approximately ten percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on the site. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience. More information.
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