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PATA attacks Air Passenger Duty

PATA attacks Air Passenger Duty

Members of the Pacific Asia Travel Association have again attacked planned rises in Air Passenger Duty in the United Kingdom. With increases set for November, PATA argues smaller Pacific nations, which rely on long-haul tourism for economic prosperity, will be adversely affected.

PATA steps up Air Passenger Duty campaign

PATA steps up Air Passenger Duty campaign

5 March 2010 Airline News

The Pacific Asia Travel Association has continued its assault on proposed changes to the UK’s Air Passenger Duty. The association argues rises planned for November will have a detrimental impact on travel to many long-haul developing markets.

PATA calls for member action ahead of Copenhagen summit

PATA calls for member action ahead of Copenhagen summit

2 December 2009 Press Release Travel Events News

There’s a role to play for every PATA member in the battle against climate change. That’s the view of PATA CEO Greg Duffell, who is asking all Association members to lobby their government representatives in advance of next week’s COP15 climate change summit in Copenhagen.

Cause for hope in new PATA Tourism Forecasts

2 April 2009 Press Release Travel Events News

Some cause for industry hope in new PATA Tourism ForecastsThere’s some cause for cautious optimism in the tourism and travel industry across the Asia Pacific region, according to PATA’s Strategic Intelligence Director John Koldowski.

PATA partners OAG for research boost

20 January 2009 Press Release Airline News

The Pacific Asia Travel Association, has forged a partnership with OAG designed to further strengthen the work of the Association’s Strategic Intelligence Centre (SIC). OAG (Official Airline Guide) is now PATA’s ‘preferred airline data supplier’ and also becomes a corporate member of the Association.

PATA predicts strong growth

19 March 2008 Press Release Travel Events News

The Pacific Asia Travel Association isforecasting robust growth for travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region, withtourism revenues to top US$4.6 trillion and visitor arrivals to reach close to 500million by the end of 2010.