The Pacific Asia Travel Association has confirmed Martin Craigs will take over as chief executive of the organisation on October 31st, 2011.Craigs is currently elected president of Aerospace Forum Asia (AFA) and managing partner at Hillcrest International Advisory.
The PATA Travel Mart 2011 opened today in the incredible city of New Delhi, India. Over 1,200 attendees will join the three-day annual travel trade event, September 6-9, organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has appointed Martin Craigs as its new chief executive officer from October 31.
The third PATA Annual Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference will take place in Paro, Bhutan, February 3rd-7th, 2012 – the first such event in the mountainous kingdom. The official theme for the event will be High Value Tourism – Low Impact Footprints.
Thirty Indian buyer organisations will be present. China will send 40 travel buyers, including 20 from the independent China Travel Service, the biggest wholesale tour operator in China.
Preliminary results released by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today showed that international visitor arrivals into Asia/Pacific destinations1 grew by 4% year-on-year in May 2011, with the South Asia and Southeast Asia sub-regions recording particularly strong performances for the month.
Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Interim CEO Mr Bill Calderwood and Chairman Mr Hiran Cooray have announced that PATA is taking steps to restructure and move towards a better business model.
The upcoming PATA Travel Mart in New Delhi, will see a large amount of business created by Indian and Chinese buyers. PATA statistics show that the Indian and Chinese outbound markets are growing at around 12% per year.
Pacific Asia Travel Association Interim chief executive Bill Calderwood and chairman Hiran Cooray have announced that PATA is taking steps to restructure and move towards a better business model.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the appointment of two new top executives at the organisation. Stu Lloyd will take on the role of senior director – marketing and membership services, while Reid Ridgway will take over as head of regional director – Asia.