The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is currently holding its 60th Anniversary Conference at the China World Hotel in Beijing from April 9-12, 2011.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association has commenced its much-anticipated 60th anniversary and Annual Conference event at the China World hotel in Beijing. Under the theme ‘Building Tourism: Past. Present. Progressive’, the conference programme addressed a number of the biggest issues facing travel and tourism executives.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association has bestowed honours upon two PATA Chapters and six individuals, who have made outstanding contributions to the travel and tourism industry as well as the Association. The honourable Shao Qiwei, chairman of China National Tourism Administration, was the proud recipient of a PATA Honourary Life membership, alongside Guo Jinlong, mayor of Beijing.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) have released preliminary figures for international visitor arrivals into Asia and the Pacific for January 2011, showing a seven per cent year-on-year expansion.
Delegates of the PATA Chapter Colloquium enjoyed a rare night access to Beijing’s famous ‘Temple of Heaven’ for a special cocktail reception that marked the opening of 2011 International Tourism Festival of Imperial Palace.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will be launching its forecasts of travel demand for regional China on Monday, April 11, 2011 during the PATA 60th Anniversary and Conference, April 9-12, 2011, at the China World Hotel, Beijing.