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Pacific Asia Travel Association predicts strong growth

Pacific Asia Travel Association predicts strong growth

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has revealed its forecasts for travel demand in the 42 destinations within the region, predicting an annual average rate of growth in arrivals of just under seven per cent between 2009 and 2013. Asia is expected to receive much of this growth, with an average increase of around 7.5 per cent per annum, while North America will average around five per cent and the Pacific between four and five per cent over the period.

PATA reports double-digit rise in Asia tourism arrivals

PATA reports double-digit rise in Asia tourism arrivals

17 November 2010 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

PATA has released preliminary figures for international visitor arrivals into Asia and the Pacific for the month of August 2010, indicating a year-on-year growth of 10 percent. Travel sentiment generally remained very robust across the region, as a stabilising global economy together with increased airline seat capacity and frequency supported the demand for travel during the northern hemisphere summer holiday period.

India is gearing up for PTM2011 in New Delhi

India is gearing up for PTM2011 in New Delhi

20 September 2010 Press Release Travel Events News

The final day of the three-day PATA Travel Mart 2010 (PTM 2010), September 14-17, saw international buyers, sellers and media delegates gather at the dinner reception hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

PATA President Greg Duffell resigns

PATA President Greg Duffell resigns

17 September 2010 Organisations & Operators

Pacific Asia Travel Association president Greg Duffell has submitted his resignation, effective February 2011. The influential tourism organisation is aiming to have a new leader in place as soon as possible as it prepares for its 60th anniversary conference in Beijing in April 2011.