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Coronavirus: Asia travel restrictions update
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Coronavirus: Asia travel restrictions update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020

A number of governments and airlines in Asia have announced travel restrictions to mainland China, as well as for those ... Read More

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

editor editor- June 11, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

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

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders
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PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019

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

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board
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Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ... Read More

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

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

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

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

editor editor- April 3, 2019

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

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit
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Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

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

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism
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CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

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

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
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PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019

The overall annual growth rate for international visitors into 40 Asia Pacific destinations is estimated to have been around 7.8 ... Read More

New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism
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New global tourism organization launched to combat overtourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

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

PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference
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PATA lines up speakers for Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

editor editor- January 8, 2019

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

PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs
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PATA Micronesia Chapter: New Board of Directors and Chairs

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 2, 2019

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

Vietnam Tourism Roadshow pulls in to New Delhi
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Vietnam Tourism Roadshow pulls in to New Delhi

editor editor- December 6, 2018

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

PATA Forum set for Pattaya
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PATA Forum set for Pattaya

editor editor- December 4, 2018

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
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PATA honors Chapters and Student Chapters in Langkawi, Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 23, 2018

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

PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation
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PATA Youth Symposium inspires the next generation

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 14, 2018

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

PATA: Inspiring the tourism leaders of tomorrow
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PATA: Inspiring the tourism leaders of tomorrow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 3, 2018

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

Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards
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Winners announced: 2018 PATA Grand and Gold Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018

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

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?
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Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 2, 2017

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

Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un
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Guam Tourism controlled by United Airlines and Kim Jong-un

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 26, 2017

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

PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017
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PATA announces Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 27, 2017

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017

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

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PATA looking for Asia Pacific in the Indian Ocean Region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 4, 2016

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

editor editor- August 12, 2016

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 27, 2016

Seychelles added another award to its collection when it won the “Most Scenic Holiday” award at the International Travel Expo ... Read More

PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy: The Middle East is part of the Pacific Asia tourism region
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PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy: The Middle East is part of the Pacific Asia tourism region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2016

Under the leadership of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) CEO, Dr. Mario Hardy, PATA as a travel and tourism ... Read More

PATA is aiming to show  leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam
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PATA is aiming to show leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), located in Bangkok, Thailand, has achieved Silver-level Sustainability Certification by EarthCheck, a scientific benchmarking, ... Read More

PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam
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PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016

Over 150 students, alumni, lecturers and industry professionals from Guam, overseas and the neighboring Pacific Islands participated at the PATA ... Read More

PATA UNWTO debate in Guam: Seychelles Minister VIP panel guest
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PATA UNWTO debate in Guam: Seychelles Minister VIP panel guest

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2016

During the course of his visit to the US island of Guam as a VIP invited guest at the 2016 ... Read More

Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands: A bridge between Africa and the Pacific Asia region?
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Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands: A bridge between Africa and the Pacific Asia region?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2016

Could the Indian Ocean Vanilla Islands become the bridge between Africa and the Pacific and Asia region? Read More

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