Tag: annual summit

PATA announces Board Members, Industry Council and Government Committee from India

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- May 28, 2019 02:34

At the recently-concluded PATA Annual Summit & Board Meeting held at Cebu, Philippines, Tourism Secretary Government of India, Mr. Yogendra Tripathi, Chairman & Managing Director of ITDC and Mrs. Ravneet ... Read More

PATA Annual Summit 2019: Issues of sustainability and social responsibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:13

The PATA Annual Summit 2019 (PAS 2019), under the theme ‘Progress with a Purpose’, opened in Cebu, Philippines on May 9 with 383 delegates from 194 organisations and 43 destinations ... Read More

PATA Youth Symposium empowers the next generation of tourism leaders

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 07:39

The PATA Youth Symposium, hosted by the Department of Tourism, Philippines, took place on the first day of the PATA Annual Summit 2019 on Thursday, May 9 at the Radisson ... Read More

Tourism Solomons CEO invited to join PATA Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 07:28

Strong recognition for the Solomon Islands on the international tourism stage and huge kudos for Tourism Solomons with CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto invited to join the Pacific Asia Travel Association ... Read More

PATA launches report exploring the current state of food waste in Asia Pacific tourism and hospitality

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019 08:38

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the release of a food waste report titled, “BUFFET: Building an Understanding For Food Excess in Tourism – A report on ... Read More

Guam Visitors Bureau Director Flori-Anne dela Cruz named 2019 PATA Face of the Future

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 08:22

Flori-Anne dela Cruz, the youth representative to the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) Board of Directors, is today named as the 2019 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2019 Seville: The Untold Story

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 7, 2019 04:25

The World Travel and Tourism Council just finished their annual summit 2019 in the Spanish City of Seville last Friday. A record number of delegates listened to presentations from fellow top ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Cologne says no to President Obama after WTTC Summit Seville

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019 08:09

U.S. President Barak Obama is on a tourism trip. Today he is expected to be the star participant at the World Travel and Tourism Council Annual Summit 2019 in Seville, ... Read More

Brunei Travel: Ready to be stoned to death? How will WTTC and UNWTO respond?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2019 04:12

Brunei is becoming a deadly place to visit starting April 3, specially if you are member of the LGBT Community. Next week the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) will ... Read More

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and tourism industry without mentioning Airbnb ... Read More

President Obama, WTTC and the African Tourism Board: A major push for Africa visibility

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 21, 2019 02:05

Africa Tourism is hot right now. Overlooked in the past, the tourism potential of the African continent is now becoming visible. The first African Tourism Board (ATB) is about to be ... Read More

WTTC: Travel and Tourism is Zambia’s 2018 fastest-growing national economic sector

editor editor- March 20, 2019 22:47

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa will be happy. Report after report is confirming enormous growth ... Read More

How to read so much positive news on Egypt Tourism by WTTC

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 18, 2019 07:26

The WTTC Annual Summit is only weeks away and the World Travel and Tourism Council is working hard pumping out positive reports on participating countries prior to the event in ... Read More

Who is the new PATA Executive Board?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 31, 2018 03:43

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) elected a new PATA Executive Board . Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts at Capilano University ... Read More

PATA Board: A new Executive Board elected and Sarah Mathews is the chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2017 08:47

Who is on the new PATA Executive Board?  Today it was made official  The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) announced the election of Ms. Sarah Mathews, Head of Destination Marketing Asia Pacific – TripAdvisor ... Read More

Micronesia accepting proposals for 5-star eco-lodge resort in Pohnpei

editor editor- August 12, 2016 07:34

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) have been trying for a long time to become a bigger player in the travel and tourism industry, but with lack of air connectivity ... Read More

PATA is aiming to show leadership in sustainability practices: Recognized in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 14:26

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), located in Bangkok, Thailand, has achieved Silver-level Sustainability Certification by EarthCheck, a scientific benchmarking, certification and advisory gr Read More

PATA: Successful Youth Tourism Symposium on Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 12:07

Over 150 students, alumni, lecturers and industry professionals from Guam, overseas and the neighboring Pacific Islands participated at the PATA Youth Symposium 2016, held at the University of Guam Ca Read More

Seychelles Tourism Minister and Guam Senator meet during PATA summit

editor editor- May 22, 2016 07:56

Founded in 1951, PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Organization) is a non-profit association internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of tourism to, from, and within Read More

Tourism: Guam governor meets Seychelles Minister

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2016 09:46

Seychelles' Minister for Tourism and Culture met with the Governor of the US island of Guam during a visit to the 2016 PATA Summit. Read More

Seychelles Tourism Minister St.Ange takes part in PATA panel discussion

editor editor- May 20, 2016 07:26

Hosted by the Guam Visitors Bureau, the 2016 annual summit is a 4-day program consisting of the association's executive and advisory board meetings, annual general meeting, and PATA Youth Symposium, ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Minister delivers keynote speech at 2016 PATA Summit in Guam

editor editor- May 19, 2016 10:52

Invited as VIP key speaker at the 2016 PATA Summit in Guam, Sey helles Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St.Ange and his delegation were met by Guam Senator Tina ... Read More

PATA day one: A picture is worth a thousand words

editor editor- May 19, 2016 07:43

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so sit back and take in the sights of opening day of the PATA 2016 Annual Summit being held in Guam. Read More

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit in full swing on Guam

editor editor- May 19, 2016 06:40

On the beautiful American island of Guam, the first full day of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit 2016 is in full swing at the Dusit Thani Guam ... Read More

The keynote address at the 2016 PATA Annual Summit in Guam will come from Seychelles

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2016 12:26

Minister Alain St.Ange of the Seychelles is heading to the US island of Guam for the 2016 PATA Annual Summit. Read More

Global experts to headline PATA Annual Summit in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 9, 2016 08:38

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit 2016 (PAS 2016) has locked in an impressive roster of dynamic international guest speakers and panelists, including the Minister of Tourism and Read More

PATA Summit in Guam features Seychelles Tourism Minister as lead speaker

editor editor- April 6, 2016 06:48

BANGKOK, Thailand – “This year marks the 65th anniversary of PATA and it is entirely appropriate that we are returning to our Pacific roots to celebrate this historic occasion,” said ... Read More

Tumon, Guam will be the venue for 2016 PATA Annual Summit

editor editor- May 13, 2015 23:17

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will be organizing the PATA Annual Summit 2016 at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort in Tumon, Guam, in May. Read More

Young Global Leaders to meet in Yangon

editor editor- June 4, 2013 02:00

YANGON, Myanmar – The Young Global Leaders, a community of the World Economic Forum that brings together some of the most promising entrepreneurial and socially engaged minds worldwide, today begins Read More

Travel leaders gather for PATA Annual Summit in Bangkok

editor editor- February 25, 2013 05:03

BANGKOK, Thailand - Leaders of the Complete Visitor Economy will gather for the 2013 PATA Annual Summit (2013PAS) in Bangkok April 25-28, 2013. Read More