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WTTC 2014: PATA takes lead in first day of discussions

WTTC 2014: PATA takes lead in first day of discussions

The Pacific Asia Travel Association has congratulated the World Travel & Tourism Council on the opening of 14th annual Global Summit in Hainan, China.

PATA continually enjoys the support and camaraderie of WTTC executives and members, and WTTC’s leadership of the Global Travel Association Coalition, which includes PATA, Airports Council International, Cruise Line International Association, International Air Transport Association, International Civil Aviation Organisation, World Economic Forum, and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.

PATA chief executive Martin Craigs, along with PATA regional director – Greater China, Bo Wu, will be in attendance at the Global Summit.

Craigs will provide a review of PATA activities, ambitions, and its partnerships in aligned advocacy with WTTC and others in GTAC.

He will also reveal some new PATA initiatives at the Global Summit.

On Friday, April 25th during Session 5: Travel, Tourism and Trade: opening the world to growth, Craigs will be a panellist on Discussion 1: Connectivity.

Session 5 will be held at the Summit Ballroom in the Renaissance Sanya Resort & Spa from 10:40-12:30.

Immediately after the Session, he will participate in the open question and answer session at the WTTC media centre (Floor 2F).

Craigs said: “I am delighted to be back in Hainan and to re-engage with the global travel industry community of PATA and to invite media friends for a short briefing immediately after my participation in the fifth session panel at the 14th WTTC Global Summit in Hainan.”