All posts tagged "Pacific Asia Travel Association"

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    Kazakhstan: Following the Path of the Great Silk Road in the Land of Wonder

    Declan Hughes, Fly Cruise Stay, reports from Kazakhstan and the PATA Travel Mart in Astana – where...

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    Exchanging Travel Deals in London for Asia Pacific

    Declan Hughes of FlyCruiseStay reports for Irish Travel Trade News from this year’s PATA Exchange in London. Having...

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    Travel Guard is New PATA Preferred Partner

    The Pacific Asia Travel Association has announced that Travel Guard, a Chartis company and a worldwide leader in travel insurance and assistance, as a new PATA Preferred Partner. The partnership aims to increase opportunities to co-ordinate events, research and publications. PATA Chief Executive Martin Craigs said: “I am delighted to welcome Travel...

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    New PATA Director of Operations

    The Pacific Asia Travel Association has promoted ‘Mam’ Puangthip Chotipantawanon as Director of Operations effective 1st August, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Sheila Leong. Mam is responsible for operations across all departments to provide an association-wide support structure to actively and regularly engage with members; deliver all PATA products, services, and events...

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    Building Beyond Profits with PATA

    ‘Building the Business Beyond Profits’ was the theme of the Pacific Asia Travel Association conference held this weekend at The Royale Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Chief Executive Martin Craigs said: “One message is that you need to use technology as an ally but it is still important to deal with people in...

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    PATA Exchange Promotes Asia Pacific

    Over 40 members of the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s UK Chapter took part in the highly informative one-day PATA Exchange, which was held at the Lansdowne Club in London this month and attended by ITTN’s News and Features Editor, Neil Steedman. The professionally organised workshop provided visiting buyers with the opportunity to...

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    APD a Detention Tax, Says PATA

    At yesterday’s PATA Exchange event in London, Martin Craigs, Chief Executive of the Pacific Asia Travel Association, told Neil Steedman, ITTN’s News and Features Editor: “The UK Air Passenger Duty has become a detention tax – a tax against freedom of movement. PATA is working with IATA on this and PATA Chapters...

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    Travel to Bangkok and Thailand – an Update

    Despite the current flooding that has been affecting the central region of Thailand and some parts of Bangkok, other tourist attractions and destinations outside of the central provinces are experiencing normal conditions and continue welcoming visitors. These include Krabi, Phuket and Ko Samui, which are favourite destinations for tourists from Ireland and...

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    PATA Analyses Asia Pacific MICE Sector

    The Pacific Asia Travel Association has published a 24-page analysis of the meetings, incentives, conference and exhibition (MICE) industry in Asia. The report, in the latest edition of PATA’s Issues & Trends, shows that Asia accounts for 16% of total meetings worldwide. The next edition by PATA’s Strategic Intelligence Centre will provide...