Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

It was Founded in 1951, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a not-for-profit membership-based association that acts as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region.

  1. The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart 2023 was inaugurated in New Delhi by the Ministry of Tourism.
  2. The PATA is a not-for-profit organization, which aims to promote responsible travel and tourism development in the Asia Pacific region.

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Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

  • By bringing together our private and public sector members, PATA facilitates meaningful partnerships to enhance the value, quality and sustainable growth of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region.
  • The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research and innovative events to its member organisations, which including government, state and city tourism bodies; international airlines and airports; hospitality organisations, and educational institutions, as well as thousands of young tourism professional (YTP) members across the world.
  • The PATA network also embraces the grassroots activism the PATA Chapters and Student Chapters, who organise numerous travel industry training programmes and business development events across the world.
  • Thousands of travel professionals belong to the 32 local PATA Chapters worldwide, while hundreds of students are members of the 28 PATA Student Chapters globally.

PATA’s Head Office has been in Bangkok since 1998. The Association also has official offices or representation in Beijing.

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Practice MCQ

Q. Which country is the host of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart 2023?

[1] Bangladesh

[2] Sri Lanka

[3] India

[4] China

Answer: 3

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