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PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:13 0

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from ... 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

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Asia Pacific Tourism: 700 million international arrivals in 2018 and growing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:30 0

Asia Pacific destinations collectively received almost 700 million international visitor arrivals (IVAs) in 2018, an increase of 7.7% over the 2017 figure, according to PATA’s ... 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

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Bartlett named PATWA advisor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 22:12 0

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has accepted an invitation to become an advisor to international travel writers’ group — Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA). ... 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

PATA: Indian tourism to Asia Pacific will increase by 5.4 million in next 4 years

PATA: Indian tourism to Asia Pacific will increase by 5.4 million in next 4 years

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 16:52 0

India is set to generate an incremental increase of 5.4 million visitor arrivals between 2018 and 2023, according to a latest report by PATA’s Asia ... Read More

Reimagining tourism for the future

Reimagining tourism for the future

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 17:06 0

In the last decade or so, tourism has positioned itself as a critical variable in the development planning space and the development discourse globally. Today ... Read More

Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group

Cardiac Arrest took PATA Life Member: Alwin Zecha, Founder Pacific Leisure Group

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2019 04:08 0

The funeral of Alwin Zecha, chairman and founder of Pacific Leisure Group, was held at Saturday at Rangsit Methodist Church and Crematorium in Bangkok, Thailand ... Read More

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

Global DMC Network by JTB Group DMC Travelife Partner status

editor editor- March 8, 2019 21:04 0

JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc. (JTBGMT), member of the Global DMC Network by JTB Group, received the Travelife Partner award last month in recognition ... 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

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

PATA embraces adventure and spirituality in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Chief Assignment Editor 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

Flow from China will dominate Asia Pacific tourist arrivals in 2023

Flow from China will dominate Asia Pacific tourist arrivals in 2023

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2019 19:40 0

According to the latest edition of PATA's Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts, the Asia Pacific region is expected to enjoy a steady 5.5% average increase in ... Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44 0

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. 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

PATA in India to promote Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

PATA in India to promote Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- December 12, 2018 10:56 0

India is confident of putting up an impressive show at the PATA Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart 2019 (ATRTCM 2019)scheduled to be ... 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

Asia Pacific tourism pioneer dies at 97

Asia Pacific tourism pioneer dies at 97

editor editor- December 27, 2013 12:11 0

The Pacific Asia Travel Association’s former president and tourism pioneer Matt Lurie has died, PATA has confirmed. Read More

On Japan tourism, what PATA gets wrong, WTTC sets right

On Japan tourism, what PATA gets wrong, WTTC sets right

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 6, 2013 07:54 0

I have great respect for Martin Craigs, the chairman of the Pacific Asia Travel Association, as he and I see eye-to-eye on most issues concerning ... Read More

Travel industry groups give major cash boost to local charity

Travel industry groups give major cash boost to local charity

editor editor- May 30, 2013 06:40 0

Funds raised jointly by members of Skal International Bangkok and the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s Thailand Chapter have been donated to the Good Shepherd Sisters ... Read More

Computer visitor economy endorsed by PATA

Computer visitor economy endorsed by PATA

editor editor- May 6, 2013 02:23 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) CEO Martin Craigs this week wrote to attendees and speakers of the PATA Annual Summit to ... Read More

New tourism Strategic Partnership between UNWTO and PATA

New tourism Strategic Partnership between UNWTO and PATA

editor editor- April 27, 2013 05:00 0

MADRID, Spain & BANGKOK, Thailand - The lasting support to the development objectives and the positioning of tourism as a central contributor to economic growth ... Read More

No coincidence the youth travel market is a target

No coincidence the youth travel market is a target

editor editor- April 27, 2013 00:05 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - Next Gen travel industry professionals shared their forthright views with over 150 travel industry students and young professionals at the PATA Youth ... Read More

PATA to award China Responsible Tourism Awards in Bangkok

PATA to award China Responsible Tourism Awards in Bangkok

editor editor- April 26, 2013 04:00 0

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will present its China Responsible Tourism Awards at the PATA Annual Summit in Bangkok on April ... Read More

Young tourism professional named for PATA award

Young tourism professional named for PATA award

editor editor- April 24, 2013 09:08 0

BANGKOK, Thailand – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has named Mr. James Mabey to receive this year’s Face of the Future Award. Mr. Read More

PATA to unveil China Responsible Tourism Awards winners

PATA to unveil China Responsible Tourism Awards winners

editor editor- April 13, 2013 00:39 0

BANGKOK, Thailand – Initiated by PATA China and the PATA China Chapter, the new PATA China Responsible Tourism Awards were announced at the second China ... Read More

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