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PATA launches Young Tourism Professional student membership category

 

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PATA is now introducing a membership category for students as part of the Association’s pledge to support Young Tourism Professionals (YTPs).
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Press Releases
The Connected Visitor Economy Bulletin - 2nd edition 2017

 

Are you looking to drive more efficiency and profitability in the short term? Open Destinations shares top five ‘quick wins’ currently evident among tour operators, wholesalers and DMCs.
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Beyond Zeros and Ones – An Exponential Future

 

What happens when you bring 96 CEOs, founders and industry leaders together with some of the world most influential technologists?
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PATA Gold Awards 2017 open for submissions

 

The deadline for submissions is April 28, 2017. The Awards presentation will take place during PATA Travel Mart 2017 on September 15 at the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macao SAR.
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PATA Sustainability & Social Responsibility Policy
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PATA SUSTAINABILITY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Did you know that PATA has a Sustainability & Social Responsibility Policy? Check it out at sustain.pata.org!
Read our SSR Policy
Recommended reading:

The man who turned Super Bowl 50 into a sustainable sporting event
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Neill Duffy of Purpose + Sport has seen sport change the world. Now he’s making sure it changes the world for the better.
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Green Tip:
Top tips for a sustainable Valentine’s celebration
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
Key insights from PATAmPOWER

Americas set for more inbound flight capacity

Scheduled inbound flight capacity to the Americas is predicted to increase by four percent in 2017 compared to last year. Flights from South Asia (11.2%) and Northeast Asia (5.2%) are set to contribute toward growth in 2017. Flight capacity to the Americas from Southeast Asia is holding firm (scheduled 1.1% increase on 2016). Flight frequencies from airports in West Asia and Central Asia to the Americas in 2017 will likely remain at the same level as 2016.

Acquire more data and insights on scheduled flight frequency at 
http://mPOWER.pata.org.
PATA Publication

Now Available: COTRI China Outbound Tourism Research Institute Market Report Autumn 2016



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

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Meet Wendy Pham, our intern associate from Danang, Vietnam. She's a fresh graduate from the University of Queensland, Australia with majors in both Tourism and Event Management. She hopes to make the most of her internship by combining valuable work experiences with exploring Bangkok.
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Wendy Pham
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ShallTravel.com

ShallTravel.com is a website which encompasses many types of activities relating to the travel industry in Thailand and overseas for both domestic and international travellers. Customers may book on the website or via mobile devices.
Visit 
www.shalltravel.com/ for more details.
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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA MEMBERS

The Code.org: A Forum of Businesses on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism


It is with great pleasure that UNICEF Thailand, together with The CODE, invites you to ‘A Forum of Businesses on the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism (SECTT)’, to be held on 15th February 2017, from 9.00 am. to 13.00 pm. at Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20. Read more.


Dusit International: Thai cooking class at selected properties worldwide


Global hospitality company Dusit International has rolled out a new Thai Cooking Class giving participants the chance to learn how to make a selection of Thailand’s most famous dishes. Read more.


MIST: New program helps tour and travel tech businesses launch in the Mekong


Do you have a tourism business plan for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar or Vietnam? Prepare for takeoff. The Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) accelerator programmes are accepting applications from 13 February until 19 March. Read more.


Steve Backshall and Helen Glover explore the breathtaking landscapes and fascinating culture of northern Japan for BBC World News


During a two week epic adventure, naturalist Steve Backshall and his wife, double Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover, experienced the journey of a lifetime trekking through the lesser-known highlands of Japan’s Northern Wilderness. Read more.
 
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