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Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Fiji as they recover from the impacts of Cyclone Winston.

PATA stands ready to provide support to Tourism Fiji as they begin the recovery process.
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PATAcademy-HCD June 2016
In 2015 more than 100 million citizens of mainland China made overseas journeys – a significant portion of the 1.184 billion international arrivals recorded in the UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

This upcoming PATAcademy-HCD, we will be focusing on China tourists' travel trends. Join us in June to have a better understanding about this unique target market.
Join us at June 13-15

PATAcademy-HCD
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Final call before deadline March 4
 

PATA CEO Mario Hardy invites you to be a PATA Future Shaper by sharing your views in our upcoming membership research project.
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PATA gives new push to adventure travel and responsible tourism

 

PATA UPDATES
PATA CEO Mario Hardy has praised the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for its continuing commitment to responsible travel and sustainable tourism. Speaking at a media briefing during the PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart (ATRTCM) 2016 in Chiang Rai, Mario Hardy also thanked Governor Yuthasak Supasorn for the TAT’s generous sponsorship and support of the event attended by 278 delegates from 34 destinations.
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PATA Gold Awards 2016 open for submissions until April 29

 

Tourism industry organisations and individuals making outstanding contributions towards the successful promotion of the travel industry throughout the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the 2016 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards until April 29. The Awards presentation will take place during PATA Travel Mart 2016 on September 9 in Banten Province, Jakarta, Indonesia.
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
PATA Publication

The China Outbound Tourism Yearbook 2014-2015 is now available



The Yearbook, compiled by China Association of Travel Services (CATS) and Ivy Alliance Tourism Consulting, is the ‘white paper’ of China outbound tourism market development and forecasting. It contains authoritative and comprehensive information and analysis on the fast expanding China outbound tourism market as well as valuable guidance to domestic and overseas tourism trade.

Please visit 
PATA Store or contact the publications team at publications@PATA.org for more information.

The UNWTO/PATA Tourism Updates Issue 4 January-February 2016 is now available

The bi-monthly report examines global trends shaping tourism in Asia and the Pacific. Enjoy this complimentary report and download it today at the PATA Store.

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WELCOME NEW PATA MEMBER

Tourism Nelson Tasman Ltd.


Located at the top of the South Island, the Nelson Tasman region is home to 3 spectacular national parks, with a diversity ranging from golden beaches, lush native forest, crystal clear lakes and snowy mountain ranges. As well as a stunning natural environment and sunny climate, the region is renowned for the creative arts with over 300 working artists. Visitors can enjoy civilised adventures: hiking, cruising, kayaking and cycling by day; then relaxing in luxury accommodation in the evening, accompanied by fine local cuisine with succulent seafood, boutique wines and craft beers. Come and be inspired!
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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA MEMBERS

Ministry of Tourism Government of India launched ‘Swachh Paryatan Mobile App’
 

The mobile app was launched by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism & Culture and Minister of State for Civil Aviation at a function here today. This project is being implemented by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India through DeGS and NIC. This Mobile App is available on Google Search Engine as ‘Swachh Paryatan’ and initially it is available on Android Phones and very soon it will be available on Apple and Microsoft also. This mobile app shall be monitored by the Project Monitoring Unit of Swachh Bharat Mission in Ministry of Tourism. Read More.

Open Destinations launches travel builder software for emerging tour operators
 

New solution provides operators with a rapid deployment reservation system

Travel technology specialist Open Destinations launched Travel Builder, their latest software package for the tour operator market. The new solution is designed for specialist and emerging tour operators, who are looking to leave behind their manual processes and quickly take their business to the next level.’.
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Centara Executive Team becomes more dynamic with new additions
 

It has been a busy start to the New Year for Centara Hotels & Resorts, filled with a lot of positive change. As Centara has been expanding and diversifying the sales and marketing structure along with other key areas of the business, new positions were created in response to new demands. Centara is pleased to welcome Mr. Paul Wilson, Vice President of Sales, Mr. Adrian Hardwick-Jones, Vice President of Design & Technical Services, and Mr. Tawicha Trakulyingyong (Ph.D.), Group Director of Business Process Improvement. This growth is part of the larger business strategy, which previously included the introduction of the Vice President of Brand, Marketing & Digital. Read More.

LightBlue Environmental Consulting to implement a food waste audit
 

Soneva Fushi, the multi award-winning luxury resort in the Maldives, which has implemented numerous projects to reduce their impact on the environment, recently joined hands with LightBlue Environmental Consulting to implement a food waste audit, to understand and address the problem of food wastage that affects the entire hospitality industry and to reinforce its position as global leader in sustainability. Read More.
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