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The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

Wednesday, November 01 2023 - 07:01 IWST

PATA and Visa's Finance and Digital Skills workshops for tourism SMEs successfully concluded in four destinations

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is delighted to announce the successful completion of the finance and digital skills workshops for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in tourism,…

the new Al Mourjan Business Lounge at Hamad International Airport (HIA) named ‘The Garden’

Tuesday, May 02 2023 - 07:00 IWST

Qatar Airways Welcomes Passengers to the New Al Mourjan Business Lounge – The Garden

DOHA, Qatar – The World’s Best Airline has opened the new Al Mourjan Business Lounge at Hamad International Airport (HIA) named ‘The Garden’.

Qatar Airways

Sunday, April 16 2023 - 15:50 IWST

Qatar Airways To Increase Doha-Denpasar Flights, From Twice-Daily to Triple-Daily Starting 2 July 2023

Qatar Airways will be increasing its Doha-Denpasar flights from the current twice-daily schedule to triple-daily flights, beginning 2 July 2023.

American Express Travel's 2023 Global Travel Trends Report

Saturday, March 25 2023 - 16:36 IWST

American Express Reveals 2023 Top Travel Trends

American Express Travel® released their 2023 Global Travel Trends Report today, highlighting four global trends inspiring people to travel this year.

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA)

Thursday, March 23 2023 - 14:52 IWST

SAUDIA Group Announces International Expansion With 25 New Destinations in 2023, Connecting the World to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) and flyadeal set course to add 25 new destinations in 2023 on SAUDIA Group Network.

Qatar Airways

Friday, March 10 2023 - 10:30 IWST

Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism Partner to Deliver Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) 2023

Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism have announced the 12th Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) will take place from 11 to 21 March at a new waterfront location in Qatar’s newest city, Lusail.

Qatar Airways

Wednesday, October 19 2022 - 12:20 IWST

Qatar Airways Privilege Club and Visa Launch a 10-Year Exclusive Global Partnership

Qatar Airways Privilege Club has signed a global strategic agreement with Visa, world’s leader in digital payments, part of a new 10-year exclusive partnership. This latest collaboration enables…

Marriott Bonvoy Moments TM

Wednesday, October 12 2022 - 15:20 IWST

Marriott Bonvoy Brings Back Week Of Wonders, Inspiring Travelers To Unleash Their Urge To Travel Like Never Before

When it comes to travel today, people are making every moment count and no longer putting off that dream vacation. In fact, in this upcoming holiday season, many travelers aim to cross off at…

Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr. Doan Van Viet

Thursday, October 06 2022 - 17:30 IWST

Deputy Minister Outlines Viet Nam’s Tourism Priorities

Ahead of the Mekong Tourism Forum in Quang Nam, Central Viet Nam, 12-13 October, Mr Doan Van Viet, Viet Nam’s Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, outlines the vision and latest…

 Mr. Nguyen Trung Khanh, Chairman of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

Tuesday, August 16 2022 - 08:50 IWST

Mekong Tourism Forum 2022: Rebuild Tourism, Rebound with Resilience Quang Nam, Vietnam, 12 – 13 October 2022

The Mekong Tourism Forum 2022 will return as a face-to-face event 9-14 October at Hoiana Resort & Golf (Hoiana), Quang Nam province, adjacent to Hoi An city, in central Vietnam.

(L – R) Galumbang Menak, CoFounder of Nusatrip and Dennis Nguyen, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Society Pass

Monday, August 15 2022 - 23:20 IWST

Society Pass (Nasdaq: SoPa) Marks First Foray into Indonesia by Acquiring Jakarta-based NusaTrip, Indonesia’s First International Air Transport Association-Accredited Online Travel Agency

The NusaTrip acquisition extends SoPa’s business reach into the booming SEA regional travel industry and marks SoPa’s first foray into Indonesia as well as adds to SoPa’s growing ecosystem…

PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2021

Thursday, November 11 2021 - 11:35 IWST

Virtual PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2021 to be held from November 24-26

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is set to organise the Virtual PATA Destination Marketing Forum 2021 from November 24 - 26.

President Joko Widodo and Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung at Kompas Bajo, Puncak Waringin, Thursday (14/10) afternoon. (Photo by: BPMI/Laily Rachev)

Friday, October 15 2021 - 21:32 IWST

President Jokowi Visits Kompas Bajo Creative Hub

Ending his working visit in East Nusa Tenggara Province, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and First Lady Ibu Iriana on Thursday (14/10) afternoon took a walk to Kompas Bajo which is located…

Palembang Public Service Mall. (Photo: PR of Ministry of State Apparatus and Bureaucratic Reform)

Sunday, July 11 2021 - 21:20 IWST

Gov’t Announces Procedures for Telemedicine Service for COVID-19 Self-Isolation Patients

The Government continues to speed up the integration of public services, one of which is through the establishment of Public Service Malls (MPP) across the country.

Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Philippine Department of Tourism

Tuesday, June 01 2021 - 22:47 IWST

Regenerating the Adventure Industry at the Hybrid PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2021

The Hybrid PATA Adventure Travel Conference and Mart 2021 was launched on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 through both on-ground, in Clark, Philippines, and online formats. The two-day niche event attracted…

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).

Tuesday, May 11 2021 - 20:26 IWST

PATA joins The Future of Tourism Coalition to chart a more sustainable direction for tourism as the sector recovers from COVID-19

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has today become a signatory of The Future of Tourism Coalition with the global mission to place destinations at the centre of recovery strategies.

PATA Face of the Future 2021

Thursday, December 03 2020 - 12:15 IWST

Submissions Invited for PATA Face of the Future 2021

PATA is a not-for-profit membership association that acts as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region.

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

Friday, October 23 2020 - 11:20 IWST

PATA Embarks On Governance Reorganisation

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has taken the bold move to make significant changes to the design of its organisational governance at the recent Board Meeting and Annual General Meeting…