Since 1951 PATA has led from the front as the leading voice and authority on travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region
In partnership with private and public sector members, PATA enhances the sustainable growth, value and quality of travel and tourism to-from-and-within, the region.
The Association provides leadership and counsel on an individual and collective basis to over 80 government, state and city tourism bodies; nearly 50 international airlines, airports and cruise lines and many hundreds of travel industry companies across the Asia Pacific region and beyond.
PATA’s Strategic Intelligence Centre (SIC) offers unrivalled data and insights including Asia Pacific inbound and outbound statistics, analyses and forecasts as well as in-depth reports on strategic tourism markets
PATA’s events are create millions of dollars of new business each year for its members
Thousands of travel professionals belong to 41 active PATA chapters worldwide and participate in a wide range of PATA and industry events.
The PATA Foundation contributes to the sustainable and responsible development of travel and tourism in Asia Pacific through the protection of the environment, the conservation of heritage and support for education.
PATA’s 2013 Priorities
On behalf of its members, PATA’s current strategic direction is to:
• Build the Business for members
• Provide valuable insights, forecasts and analysis help members make better business decisions
• To take a lead position on travel industry issues that need to be addressed