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Third PATAcademy-HCD to Explore the Future of Tourism Technology

 

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PATA Adventure Travel & Responsible Tourism Conference & Mart 2015 to be held in Bhutan
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"Prepare,
Prevent,
Pre-empt" Webinar

 

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PATA
Travel Mart 2015 in Bangalore, India
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Is your one stop for data about the Asia Pacific visitor economy, improving productivity, providing faster insights and enabling smarter decisions.
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Young
Asian
Travelers'
Dream Destinations Revealed in New PATA Report

 

FEATURED PUBLICATION
France, the United States, Australia, Japan and Italy rated highly in a groundbreaking report on the dream destinations, travel habits and attitudes of Asia’s future travelers
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 The CEO Blog
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PATA BUILDS BUSINESS
New blog post on Mario’s trip to India is up. Remember to subscribe via email to stay updated on the PATA CEO’s journey.
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   Farewell
  Martin Craigs
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The PATA staff organised a farewell party for former CEO Martin Craigs. Representatives from TAT, TG, SKAL, MTCO and the Thai Chapter, as well as the Thailand Minister of Tourism and Sports, Khun Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul stopped by to wish him a fond farewell.
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Explore Beyond Tourism – Celebrate Happiness!
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Join us in Bhutan in February and watch testimonials from participants who joined us in Bhutan at AT&RTCM 2012.
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Join Us at PTM 2015 as E-visa for India Now Available for 43 Nations
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The Indian Government launched its Tourist Visa on Arrival program, enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation. This will help facilitate the travel of foreign tourists to India and make it the perfect opportunity for you to join us at PTM 2015 in Bangalore.
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PATA Supports Successful International Mayor’s Forum on Tourism —Zhengzhou, China 2014
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The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to have supported the International Mayor’s Forum on Tourism in Zhengzhou, China from November 15-17, 2014.
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Free Webinar from PATA: Prepare, Prevent,
Pre-empt
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The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is offering a free webinar to members and non-members to join PATA's webinar on crisis preparedness and prevention.
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PATA Foundation Generates Profound Interest at Gala Dinner
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On Tuesday, October 28, 2014 over 300 delegates from around Asia Pacific and the tourism industry attended the PATA Foundation Gala Dinner at the Galaxy Macau. Proceeds from the event will go directly to support the PATA Foundation's initiatives.
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GET TO KNOW
This week get to the know the Human Capital Development Department consisting of Parita Niemwongse, Manager-Human Capital Development Projects & Awards. One of her many responsibilities includes managing PATAcademy-HCD, which will be taking place on December 2-4 at the PATA Engagement Hub.
Meet the PATA Staff

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Manager -
Human Capital Development Projects & Awards
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Parita Niemwongse
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KEY INSIGHTS FROM PATAmPOWER

Solid IVAs Growth for South Asia Destinations Continued in 3Q2014


India, the largest visitor-receiving destination in South Asia, welcomed 190,000 additional international visitor arrivals in 3Q2014 compared to the same period last year. In terms of percentage change, Bhutan saw an outstanding year-on-year growth of 89.0% for the same period, whereas growth for Sri Lanka (+18.5%) and the Maldives (+7.5%) remained solid.

Find out more on the latest international visitor arrivals at http://mpower.pata.org/

 

CHAPTER NEWS

PATA China YTP Challenge 2014 has highlighted the Next Gens
 
 Under the guidance of PATA China (Beijing) Chapter,  supported by Zhejiang Tourism Administration and Hangzhou  Tourism Commission, PATA China Young Tourism  Professionals. Read More

New CEO of Pacific Asia Travel Association Hosted By Los Angeles Chapter

 The Southern California Chapter of the Pacific Asia Travel  Association (PATA) recently hosted a special Welcome Dinner  for the association’s newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer,  Mario Hardy. Read More


PATA Philippines Student Chapter Shines In Malaysia Youth Forum

 At the recent PATA International Youth Forum (7th – 8th November) at  Taylors University, Jopo Gian P. Delloro, who represented the PATA  Philippines Student Chapter of the Lyceum of the Philippines University  -Manila Campus, was proclaimed winner in the Crisis Management  simulation where PATA Student Chapter representatives from Macau,  Malaysia and Thailand also competed. Read More.
 
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HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA MEMBERS
"I Hate Thailand" is TAT's Latest Viral Sensation Depicting Renowned Thai Hospitality

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce the tremendous success of its first “unbranding” viral video marketing, which has attracted over one million views within three days after it was released via YouTube on 18 November. Click here to find out more.
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