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Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

Premier Destinations wins Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at World Travel Awards

editor editor- June 11, 2019 20:17 0

Premier Maldives part of the Premier Destinations brand won Maldives’ Leading Luxury Tour Operator at the World Travel Awards 2019 - Africa & Indian Ocean ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett to participate in inaugural Asian Resilience Summit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 15:27 0

Jamaica's Tourism Minister Hon. Edmund Bartlett is expected to participate in the first Asian Resilience Summit, being held in Kathmandu, Nepal on May 31, 2019. ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:39 0

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:28 0

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto invited to join ... Read More

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:38 1

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an Understanding For Food Excess in ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:22 0

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, the youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today named as the 2019 PATA Face of the ... Read More

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

Climate Resilience Program for Travel & Tourism announced at WTTC Global Summit

editor editor- April 3, 2019 22:52 2

Speaking today at the WTTC Global Summit in Seville, Professor Geoffrey Lipman, SUNx Co-founder and President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), a ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56 0

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00 0

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around the globe at Google during ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019 20:58 0

Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the box, she has a global ... Read More

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

WTACH to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites from overtourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 18:20 0

World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from overtourism. ... Read More

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 19:10 2

The PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 takes place in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India with 300 delegates from 28 countries in attendance ... Read More

PATA: Asia Pacific will welcome 900 million international visitors in 2023

PATA: Asia Pacific will welcome 900 million international visitors in 2023

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 19:30 0

The overall annual growth rate for international visitors into 40 Asia Pacific destinations is estimated to have been around 7.8 percent in 2018, generating an ... Read More

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 01:10 0

The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has been formed to protect local cultures, heritage and historical sites that are in peril from ... Read More

PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

editor editor- January 8, 2019 21:30 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has gathered a diverse line-up of thought leaders, innovators and pioneers for the upcoming PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible ... Read More

PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs

PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019 05:36 0

This past month marked the end of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Micronesia Chapter’s directorship for 2017 – 2018. For the past four years ... Read More

Vietnam Tourism Roadshow pulls in to New Delhi

Vietnam Tourism Roadshow pulls in to New Delhi

editor editor- December 6, 2018 15:51 0

The Embassy of the S.R. of Vietnam, in association with OM Tourism, organized the Vietnam Tourism Roadshow in New Delhi, India. Read More

PATA Forum set for Pattaya

PATA Forum set for Pattaya

editor editor- December 4, 2018 10:24 0

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organize the PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2019 (PDMF 2019) in Pattaya, Thailand. Read More

PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 23, 2018 19:09 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of three PATA Chapters and one Student Chapter in Langkawi, Malaysia on Saturday, September 15 during ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 14, 2018 09:55 0

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and the Alumni Association of UiTM Students' Representative Council (PIMPIN) in collaboration with the ... Read More

PATA: Inspiring the tourism leaders of tomorrow

PATA: Inspiring the tourism leaders of tomorrow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 3, 2018 08:25 1

The next PATA Youth Symposium, with the theme ‘Inspiring Tourism Leaders of Tomorrow’, will take place on the first day of PATA Travel Mart 2018 on ... Read More

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018 08:59 0

See the full list of award winners. This year’s awards attracted 200 entries from 87 organisations and individuals worldwide. The winners were selected by an ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018 03:43 1

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of the Faculty of Fine and ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau wins PATA Gold Award for Shop Guam e-Festival

Guam Visitors Bureau wins PATA Gold Award for Shop Guam e-Festival

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 2, 2017 05:47 1

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) recently presented the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) with its distinguished PATA Gold award for the “2016 Shop Guam e-Festival ... Read More

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2017 01:18 4

Yesterday, I traveled on a United Airlines flight from Shanghai to Guam. The plane was almost empty, perhaps 15 passengers on board. Looking at reservation ... Read More

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 27, 2017 18:35 0

Winners of the 2017 PATA Grand and Gold Awards are announced today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). These awards, generously supported and sponsored ... Read More

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017 08:47 0

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election of Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head ... Read More

PATA looking for Asia Pacific in the Indian Ocean Region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2016 12:59 0

PATA, the Pacific Asia Travel Association is looking for Asia Pacific Business in the Seychelles. Read More

Micronesia accepting proposals for 5-star eco-lodge resort in Pohnpei

Micronesia accepting proposals for 5-star eco-lodge resort in Pohnpei

editor editor- August 12, 2016 07:34 0

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) have been trying for a long time to become a bigger player in the travel and tourism industry, but ... Read More

Seychelles wins most scenic holiday award at Hong Kong’s travel fair

Seychelles wins most scenic holiday award at Hong Kong’s travel fair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 27, 2016 06:48 0

Seychelles added another award to its collection when it won the “Most Scenic Holiday” award at the International Travel Expo (ITE) recently from U-magazine in ... Read More

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