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PATA Annual Summit 2015 in Leshan, China

 

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PATA Travel Mart 2015 in Bangalore, India
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REGISTER NOW FOR THE PATA ANNUAL SUMMIT 2015 

Hosted by the Leshan Municipal People's Government, "New Dimensions of Heritage and Culture Tourism" is the theme of this year's PATA Annual Summit and will explore the preservation of heritage and cultural sites and attractions, while promoting and attracting an increased amount of tourism growth to a region. 
Discounts of up to 15% available to those who register before February 28, 2015.

www.PATA.org/PAS2015
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Sok Sangvar,
APSARA National Authority Cambodia

 

PATA ANNUAL SUMMIT 2015
CONFERENCE SPEAKERS &
SESSIONS
Sok Sangvar is the Head, Angkor Tourism Management Plan, APSARA National Authority, Cambodia.
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George Cao, Dragon Trail Interactive

 

George Cao is the Co-founder and CEO of Dragon Trail Interactive.
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Visa will be speaking at the event on the topic of
"The Dynamic of Today's Global Traveller"
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What comes after tourism development?

PATA Conversations goes inside CBT Vietnam, a community-based tourism initiative between Capilano University and the PATA Foundation in Vietnam's hill tribes.

Join the conversation today!


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Picture: Chris Bottril Dean, Capilano University
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PATA BUILDS BUSINESS
TIA and PATA Join Forces


The Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will focus on four main areas of co-operation. More 

PATA Gold Awards 2015 Now Open for Submissions


Travel and Tourism industry organisations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions in successfully promoting the travel industry in the Asia Pacific region are encouraged to submit entries to the 2015 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards until April 30. The Awards presentation will take place during the PATA Travel Mart on September 8, 2015 in Bangalore, India. More 

Register Now for PATA Face of the Future 2015


Register now for PATA Face of the Future 2015 and have the opportunity to the join the PATA Executive Board as a non-voting member and observer for a one-year team at the invitation of the PATA Chairman. Find out more here
 
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GET TO KNOW
Meet Mei and Candy of the Finance and Administration Department. Their work helps keep the Association's finances in order.
Meet the PATA Staff

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Pattareeyanee Kerdphon (Mei)
Manager - Accounting & Finance
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Khemika Singthong (Candy)
Senior Account & Finance
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KEY INSIGHTS FROM PATAmPOWER

Scheduled Low Cost Carrier (LCC) Flights Continue to Expand in Southeast Asia


Scheduled LCC flights from within Southeast Asia moved forward in 2014 with an annual growth of 8.0%, and are expected to maintain a year-on-year growth momentum of 8.4% in 2015 to reach 184,262. Despite much lesser volume, scheduled inbound LCC flights from Northeast Asia and South Asia raced up at stronger growth pace of 24.2% and 15.3% respectively in 2014 while double-digit rates of growth are expected in 2015.

Find out more on the latest flight/seat capacity report at http://mPOWER.pata.org.  

PATA WELCOMES NEW MEMBER

EyeforTravel

EyeforTravel is a community where the world’s top online travel brands – from hotels to airlines, online travel agents, cruise, car hire firms and more – come to meet to drive forward growth and innovation in the industry. We know that working in the turbulent online travel industry is as exciting as it is challenging. You need the right information, contacts and strategic insight to succeed.
 
We offer a diverse product portfolio including industry analysis, insights, research, webinars, reports and conferences to suit the needs of our clients. Our clients read as a who’s who of online travel.  From major hotel brands to new startups, we help our 80,000 strong customer base make better decisions, build better brands, close the most lucrative deals and ultimately sell more of their product.  After all, increasing travel brand profit margins in the cutthroat travel industry is the name of the game!

Innity

Innity is the leading digital media network that provides interactive online marketing platforms and data-driven technologies for advertisers and publishers. Established in 1999, Innity has a strong foothold in the South East Asian market spanning over 10,000 websites, including major newspaper portals and premier sites in more than 16 content-interest channels such as technology, lifestyle, automotive, business and entertainment. Innity's solutions provide a combination of the best features of rich media, data-driven targeting, engagement-based advertising formats, and innovative payment models to some of the world's largest brands and advertising agencies. Innity has presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China with more than 150 staff in total.

Splendour Holidays Pvt Ltd.

Specialised Destination Management Company offering wide & varied tour experiences in India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal & Bhutan by providing the "Most Memorable Holiday Experience" we also handie MICE & special interest groups under brand of GoAvenue
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HIGHLIGHTS FROM PATA MEMBERS
Experience Malaysia


Here comes March! How time flies by! If it’s March, it must be time for the Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix and 1Malaysia GP Sale – a great month for lots of action on Malaysia’s racing and shopping circuits! Besides these two signature tourism events, March is also the month for multi-coloured hot air balloons in various shapes and sizes to take to the Putrajaya skies in the annual Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. Meanwhile, the Le Tour de Langkawi 2015 race from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur will keep cycling fans on the edge of their seats. More

TripAdvisor Reveals Thailand’s Top Beaches 


TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2015 Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Beaches. In its third year, the awards recognise the best beaches globally. More

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Makes CEO Change


Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced that Frits van Paasschen has resigned by mutual agreement with the Board of Directors as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director. Adam Aron , a Starwood Director since 2006, has been named Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis while the Board conducts a search for a permanent CEO that will include both internal and external candidates. van Paasschen will continue with Starwood as a consultant to assist in the transition. More
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