PATA Student Chapters are established around the world, comprising students from PATA educational institution members. They are formed to fulfil the Association’s objectives at a grassroots youth level. Student Chapter members, also knowns as PATAns, are often studying in the travel, tourism and hospitality field and have a passion to about bring change. They execute various projects and develop and enhance their management skills through group activities.
Currently, there are 20 PATA Student Chapters around the world assisting the local university in the responsible development of the travel and tourism industry.
WHAT WOULD YOU GET AS ONE OF THE PATAns?
Hands-on Experiences Obtained Outside of the Classroom Setting
PATAns will help to decide what they think is useful for their future career development apart from their academic classes.
Access to PATA’s Broad Network
Opportunities to build your professional network with over 800 PATA member organisations
Participation in International Dialogues
Participate in topical conversations & debates at international conferences, as well as join the discussions at various PATA Committee meetings. Be at the forefront of the movements influencing every sector of the industry
Scholarships & Sponsorship
Priority consideration for sponsored exchanges & attendance to international events, setting the stage for unparalleled enrichment and networking opportunities
PATA-IGLTA Foundation Sponsorship, PATA Foundation sponsorships to attend Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT) in Hawai’i and participate in the 2017 Hong Kong PolyU Winter School (HKWS)
Workshops and Mentorship Programme
Gain insights from industry leaders as they answer your questions, provide guidance that will enable you to you further understand the inner workings of your preferred sector or help you determine which sector of the industry to focus on
BUFFET for Youth
Exclusive Discounts on Events & Trainings
25% off PATAcademy-HCD trainings & 25% off the student rate for all PATA events held across the globe
PATAcademy-HCD June 2018
Internship & Job Opportunities
Upload your resume & gain access to PATA members’ job & internship openings via the PATA Career Page (coming soon)
PATA Intern Associate Programme
In-tuned with Current Issues and Trends at the Front-line of the Industry
PATA reports & publications will be made available for you through the PATA Store – an online platform to access insights and statistics. It will be an amazing source for thesis/white paper referencing and researches. Ex: Industry Issues, trends & analysis and youth-centric market reports
Member category access to PATA Store