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PATAcademy-HCD June 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand

 

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PATA
Travel Mart 2015 in Bangalore, India
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You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure!
Why?
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Pray for Nepal
PATA Premiere Partner, BBCreported Saturday's quake killed more than 5,500 people, and injured at least 11,000 in Nepal. A moment of silence was being dedicated for this heart-shocked tragedy during PATA Annual Summit 2015. In PATA Foundation Charity Gala Dinner, PATA Foundation publicly pledged to provide financial support to Nepal. More information will be announced in next week's PATA Voice.  
PATA Foundation

Donation
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PATAcademy-HCD: "The Decade's Tourism Challenge"
The 4th PATAcademy-HCD under the theme, "Human Capital Development - This Decade's Tourism Challenge" on June 2-4, 2015 at the PATA Engagement Hub in PATA Headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. The programme is designed for Human Resources (HR) leaders who need to cope with this phenomenal growth, to recruit and retain talent as well as empower them to become successful professionals within their organisations and in the travel and tourism industry. Participants will learn from leading experts and have fun practising presentation and public speaking skills with a top leading coach.
PATAcademy-HCD

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PATA TRAVEL MART 2015

Responsible Travel Pavilion
 
Benefits of Being a Part of the Responsible Travel Pavilion at PTM:
  • A chance to promote your responsible tourism product in a unique context
  • Be recognized for your efforts in furthering the sustainable tourism movement
  • Easily share knowledge, experiences, and lessons learned with others like you
  • Networking opportunities throughout the event and at social function
  • Option for one day of 14-pre-matched appointments with PTM 2015 buyers
  • Access to hundreds of buyers and sellers
  • Promotional opportunities prior to PTM
  • Delegates exhibiting in this pavilion will receive additional promotional opportunities to share their responsible tourism stories through PATA communications channels. 
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MEET NEW PATA OFFICERS

New Executive Board selected in PATA Annual General Meeting at Leshan, China, last week. The new board consisting:

Chairman: Kevin Murphy, President & CEO of Asiawide Hospitality Solutions (AHS)

Vice Chairman: Andrew Jones, Guardian, Sanctuary Resorts
Secretary/Treasurer: Basant Mishra, Executive Chairman, Temple Tiger Group of Companies
Immediate Past Chairman: Scott Supernaw, Tauck World Discovery
Executive Board Members: 
Dato' Haji Azizan Noordin, Deputy Director General (Promotion), Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (Tourism Malaysia)
Henry Oh, Jr., Vice Chairman, Global Tour Ltd.
John Schubert, Managing Director of Marketing for Asia Pacific and India, Boeing
Philip Schaetz, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Dorsett Hospitality International
Ramon Jimenez, Jr., Secretary, Philippine Department of Tourism
Sarah Mathews, Destination Marketing Senior Sales Manager APAC , TripAdvisor
Setyono Djuandi Darmono, Founder and Chairman, President University
Stephen Pearce., Vice President, Leisure Travel and Digital Marketing

PATA Officers

PATA Life Member
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PATA ANNUAL SUMMIT 2015

Pictures are Now Online
 

Tag you and your friends now on PATA Facebook Page or download from PATA Flickr

Conference Presentations will be Up on PATA.org

Stay tuned to
PATA.org if you missed the conference or wants a copy of speaker's presentation. Announcement will be made via PATA Voice and PATA Social Media (PATA Facebook and @PATA_News). 
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PATA BUILDS YOUR INSIGHTS
Key Insights from PATAmPOWER

Destinations in Micronesia Saw Strong Surge in Visitor Arrivals from China During 1Q2015
 

Northern Marianas and Guam reported a year-on-year increase of 22% and 60% respectively during 1Q2015. Palau saw a phenomenal growth of 486% of Chinese visitors during the same period, due largely to increasing services of charter flights operating to and from Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR.

Find out more on latest international visitor arrivals and forecasts at http://mPOWER.pata.org.
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PATA WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

Nature Dream Travels & Tours Co.,Ltd. Myanmar

Nature Dream Travels &Tours Co., Ltd (MYANMAR – ex-Burma) established with expertise management team as inbound/Outbound tour operator. Also we are DMC,B2B, INCENTIVE HOUSE, EXPERTISE FOR CHARTER CRUISE/FLIGHT, LUXURY MARKET PROFESSIONAL, TICKETING. 

Avery Myanmar Travel & Tours

Avery Myanmar Travel & Tours, a 100% private owned company is a recognized as an inbound tour operator in Myanmar. With a highly motivated and well trained staff force, we assure prompt attention to details and accuracy in the preparation and operation of successful tours. This young and energetic team of our specialized staff fully understand the requirements of today's travelers in both leisure and business sectors. We are also a member of well-recognized international travel associations such as ASTA (American Society of Travel Agents), PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) and UMTA (Union of Myanmar Travel Association).

Borneo Trekker Tour & Travel Services

Our company is an inbound tour operator based in Brunei and has been operating since 2013. We started from a small team with travel background believing in delivering quality service as one of our key successes while building trust with our business partners as our core value in doing business. We conduct both city sightseeing and rainforest tours. As our brand name (Borneo Trekker) implies, we specialize in rainforest tours, particularly in the Ulu Temburong National Park in Temburong. Our City Tours cover places such as those encompasses of custom and culture, history and general attractions to introduce Brunei as a unique destination. Upon clients’ requests, we also customize tours catering to clients’ wants and needs. As a young and fast growing company, we are currently ranked 1st on TripAdvisor. Visit site.

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HIGHLIGHT FROM PATA MEMBERS

2015 Wild Asia Responsible Tourism Awards, Call for Entries


Wild Asia is now 
seeking application for its Responsible Tourism Awards. The Wild Asia Awards remain the only programme dedicated to identifying travel industry leaders in sustainability across Asia. Apply now or become a sponsor! Read more

Where Wealth Can Help the Happiness of “Giving”


Senior Students of the Department of Public Relations, Albert Laurence School of Communication Arts, Assumption University holds a special event titled “Where Wealth Can Help” under the theme of “The Happiness of Giving” starting at 13.00 hrs on Saturday 25th April 2015 at outdoor area – Tokyu Zone of MBK Center. The event aims to display Public Relations students’ social contribution campaigns, including their efforts to help six non-profit organizations through various public relations campaigns and activities. The non-profit organizations are the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Thai Elephants Research and Conservation Fund, Soi Dog Foundation, The Mirror Foundation, The Center for the Protection of Children’s Rights Foundation, and HDF Mercy Centre. Read more
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