The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) held its first consultative meeting recently, in conjunction with the PATA Thailand Chapter, Skal Thailand, and tourism representatives from the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand.
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.
On the occasion of World Tourism Day, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is proud to align itself with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and its many initiatives in ensuring we have a greener world to live in.
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.
Partnering with EarthCheck - the largest environmental management system in the world, which is used by more than 1000 organisations in over 70 countries – PATA unveiled a free carbon calculator that holds great appeal to small to medium sized 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.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today released the preliminary Asia Pacific* international visitor arrivals figures for the month of June 2010, showing year-on-year growth in arrivals of 17%.
PATA aims to establish a Healthcare Travel Advisory Task Force, in conjunction with MEDICO Services International, Bangkok.
319-buyer delegates from 228-organisations across the world have registered to participate in the PATA Travel Mart (PTM) 2010. The PTM is Asia-Pacific’s premier travel trade show, to be held in September 14-17 in Macau SAR.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today released the preliminary Asia and the Pacific1 international visitor arrivals figures for the months of April and May 2010, showing year-on-year growth in arrivals of seven per cent and 16% respectively.
Former Pacific Asia Travel Association executive Renton de Alwis is to return to the Association in a short-term advisory role at the invitation of Association CEO Greg Duffell to offer expert advice on membership retention, recruitment and chapter development.
PATA is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Punam Mohandas as its new Director – Communications, replacing Dale Lawrence who leaves PATA in mid June.