PATA Annual Summit 2016

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PATA is pleased to be organising the PATA Annual Summit 2016 at the Dusit Thani Guam Resort in Guam, USA in May 2016.

PATA Annual Summit attracts 200-400 delegates from 30+ countries, bringing together international thought leaders, industry shapers, and senior decision-makers who are professionally engaged with the Asia Pacific region. The Summit serves both as the Association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and as a global tourism forum for enhancing the sustainable growth, value and quality of travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region.

Generously hosted by the Guam Visitors Bureau, the Annual Summit 2016 is a 4-day programme consisting of the association’s executive and advisory board meetings, annual general meeting, and the PATA Youth Symposium; and a one-day conference that addresses major issues relevant to the travel and tourism industry. This year, PATA in partnership with the UNWTO will be holding a half-day PATA/UNWTO Ministerial Debate on Pacific Island Tourism. Those registered for the conference will receive complimentary access to this high-level meeting.

The PATA Youth Symposium is a half-day forum offered to students and young professionals to engage with industry professionals during plenary talks and roundtable discussions on various topics relevant to the destination.

Delegates are offered extensive pre or post touring options to visit the surrounding attractions, highlighting the various offerings of the destination. The tours often range from 1-3 days, and include accommodation, touring, transportation and meals.

Dusit Thani Guam Resort, the island’s newest and only 5-star luxury hotel, is home to Guam’s first convention center.

For more information about Guam, please visit www.visitguam.com.

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Extend your stay to celebrate the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts (FOPA) in Guam from May 22 – June 4, 2016 In 2016, Guam will host the Festival of the Pacific Arts (FestPac), a region-wide festival celebrating the various arts and cultures of the Pacific. Also known as the “Olympics of Pacific Arts”, FestPac is held every four years since 1972, and brings together artists and cultural practitioners from around the Pacific region for two weeks of festivity. Aimed to combat the erosion of traditional customary practices, it is recognized as a major regional cultural event, and is the largest gathering in which Pacific peoples unite to enhance their respect and appreciation of one another. As the host of FestPac 2016, Guam will be receiving 27 nations coming to the island to celebrate in the two-week event, with more than 2700 participants and over 10,000 tourists expected.

Dress code

Business sessions: Business Island Wear, participants are encouraged to leave their suits and ties at home. Social functions: smart casual, Island wear or national costume

Airport Guam International Airport (GUM) also known as Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport, is an airport located in Tamuning and Barrigada, 3 miles east of the capital city of Hagåtña (formerly Agana) in the United States territory of Guam. Airport transfers

 Airport transfers between GUM and PAS2016 officials hotels will be made available to all registered delegates arriving on May 17-20, 2016 and departing on May 21-23, 2016. Please check transfer schedule at the Hospitality Desk onsite again. If you arrive or depart outside these dates, or not staying at the official hotel, you will be required to arrange your own transfer.

Getting Around The PAS2016 host, Guam Visitors Bureau, will provide shuttle transfer services between PAS2016 venue, official hotels and official social events. The official shuttle schedule will be made available at a later date. About Guam

Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia, in the Western Pacific. Guam is distinguished by its tropical beaches, Chamorro villages and ancient latte stones. Tumon Bay is a hub with bars, shops and an aquarium. Beaches include Ritidian Point, part of a wildlife refuge, and storied Two Lovers Point. Offshore are dive sites such as Apra Harbor’s sunken warships.

Language The official languages of Guam are English and the heritage language Chamorro. Both languages are taught in the schools and appear in official documents. Time

UTC/GMT+10

Weather

Guam’s climate is pleasantly warm all year-round. Average temperature is generally from 70-80 degree Fahrenheit or 21-27 degree Celsius. The coolest and least humid months are in December through February. There are two seasons, the dry and the rainy. The dry season begins in December through June.
The rainy season falls within the remaining months.

Currency

United States Dollar

GSM Operators in Guam are:

  • Docomo Pacific
  • IT&E
  • GTA
  • iConnect

CDMA Operators in Guam are:

  • Docomo Pacific
  • IT&E

Telephone

Country code = 1  Guam code = 671, to call Guam from overseas dial +1-671 followed by phone number.

Electricity

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All delegates are recommended to apply for TOURIST VISA for attending PAS2016. Entry requirements for Guam are the same as for any U.S. destination. Although U.S. citizens are required to possess a U.S. passport, on a case-by-case basis, photo I.D. and proof of citizenship may be accepted. In general, citizens of most other countries must have a valid passport with a U.S. visa. More general entry and exit Guam information can be found at http://www.visitguam.com/plan/entry-exit

Visa Waiver Program http://www.cbp.gov/travel/international-visitors/visa-waiver-program

*** It’s recommended that U.S. citizens to travel to Guam with passport.*** Due to the frequent U.S. Department of Homeland Security regulations, please refer all the visa-related information to the U.S. Department of State website: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en.html

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FEESUS DOLLAR
  $199 USD  Conference Fee (PATA Member) Fee includes participation in the entire event except PATA Foundation Charity Gala Dinner.
  $299 USD  Conference Fee (PATA Chapter) Fee includes participation in the entire event except PATA Foundation Charity Gala Dinner.
  $499 USD  Conference Fee (Non-Member)  Fee includes participation in the entire event except PATA Foundation Charity Gala Dinner.
  $49 USD  Conference Fee (University student with student ID card)  Exclusive for university student with a proof of student ID card.
  $99 USD  Spouse Fee includes participation at all social functions during the event except PATA Foundation Charity Gala Dinner.
  Complimentary    PATA Life Member Registration includes participation in the entire event except PATA Foundation Charity Gala Dinner.
  $100 USD  PATA Foundation Charity Gala Dinner Ticket is required for every delegate to join the dinner. All revenue from tickets sales go to PATA Foundation.
  Complimentary    Chapter Colloquium All above registration type includes access to PATA Chapter Colloquium. Please tick if plan to attend.
  Complimentary    UNWTO Pacific Islands Ministerial Meeting Only registered delegates to the conference will have access to the UNWTO Meeting. Please tick if plan to attend.
  Complimentary    Member attending PATA Board, Committee and AGM Exclusive for PATA members only, please tick if plan to attend.

 

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SPEAKERS

Governor_Eddie_Calvo

Governor Eddie Baza Calvo Governor of Guam Official Opening

Nate-round

Jon Nathan Denight President & CEO Guam Visitors Bureau Welcome Remarks

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Mark Baldyga Chairman Guam Visitors Bureau Special Remarks: Repositioning a Destination – Guam version 2.0

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Kevin-Murphy

Kevin Murphy Chairman PATA PATA Welcome

Minister-St-Ange

Alain St.Ange Minister Ministry of Tourism & Culture Seychelles Keynote Address: The Big BLUE: In Danger – Yet Awe Inspiring Panel Discussion: Driving Solo or Following the Pack

Morris-Sim

Morris Sim CEO & Co-founder Circos Brand Karma Shaping the Intangibles through Hyper Connections Panel Discussion: Driving Solo or Following the Pack

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Jason-Lin-1

Jason Lin Chief of Talent TalentBasket Code B Idea Capsule Panel Discussion: Driving Solo or Following the Pack

Ron_Headshot

Ronan Carey COO Red Robot Limited Code B Idea Capsule

Daniel-Levine

Daniel Levine Director The Avant-Guide Institute Making the Right Decisions from Predicted Future

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Andrew-Dixon

Andrew Dixon Owner Nikoi and Cempedak Islands Breakout I: Check-In: Defy the Norms to Create ‘Same Same But Different’

mark-schwab

Mark Schwab CEO Star Alliance Breakout II: Board-In: The New Edge – Foreseeing New Travel Patterns

derek-toh

Derek Toh Founder and CEO WOBB Reversing the Brain Drain by Mixing the Borders Panel Discussion: Creating One of the Best Workspaces

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DavidTopolewski

David Topolewski CEO Qooco Techie HCD Solutions for Higher Profitability Panel Discussion: Creating One of the Best Workspaces

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M-Bevacqua

Michael Lujan Bevacqua Author and Lecturer University of Guam Code U Idea Capsule Panel Discussion: Creating One of the Best Workspaces

Danny-Ho

Danny Ho Executive Pastry Chef Hotel ICON PATA Face of the Future 2016 Code U Idea Capsule

eric

Eric Ricaurte Founder and CEO Greenview Be A ‘Game Changer’ – Win the Game Workshop

Zoltan-Somogyi

Zoltán Somogyi Executive Director for Programme and Coordination World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Be A ‘Game Changer’ – Win the Game: The United Nation Climate Change

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TonydeBrum

Tony A. de Brum Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for Climate Change The Republic of the Marshall Islands Closing Address: Less Space, More Popularity – Finding the Balance

MODERATOR

Sarah-Mathews

Sarah Mathews Head of Destination Marketing APAC TripAdvisor Panel Discussion: Driving Solo or Following the Pack

Helena-Lo

Dr Helena Lo Director Pousada de Mong-Ha (the Educational Hotel of Institute for Tourism Studies Macao – IFT) Panel Discussion: Creating One of the Best Workspaces

 

MASTER OF CEREMONY

Chris-Flynn

Chris Flynn Regional Director – Pacific PATA

*Complimentary entrance for conference delegates and invited ministers only.

Nate-round

Jon Nathan Denight President & CEO Guam Visitors Bureau Guam Welcome Merging Motivations

Mario-Hardy

Mario Hardy CEO Pacific Asia Travel Association PATA Welcome

Zoltan-Somogyi

Zoltán Somogyi Executive Director for Programme and Coordination World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Opening Remarks

kathy-jetnil-kijiner

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner Marshall Islands Poet Official Opening

Minister-St-Ange

Alain St.Ange Minister Ministry of Tourism & Culture Seychelles Merging Motivations

derek-toh

Derek Toh Founder and CEO WOBB.CO Merging Motivations

mark-schwab

Mark Schwab CEO Star Alliance Merging Motivations

Akiko-yoshidaAkiko Yoshida Executive Vice President Japan National Tourism Organization Cloud Nine – The Ideal Island Economy

TonydeBrum

Tony A. de Brum Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary for Climate Change The Republic of the Marshall Islands Cloud Nine – The Ideal Island Economy

Tuuifaasisina

Tuifaasisina Misa Richard Leleisiuao Associate Minister for Public Enterprises, Commerce Industry and Labour Samoa Tourism Authority Cloud Nine – The Ideal Island Economy

Andrew-Dixon

Andrew Dixon Owner Nikoi and Cempedak Islands Cloud Nine – The Ideal Island Economy

Faustina-K_Rehuher_Marugg

Faustina K Rehuher-Marugg President Palau Resource Institute Cloud Nine – The Ideal Island Economy

Lawless

Gerald Lawless Head of Tourism and Hospitality/ Chairman Dubai Holding/ WTTC Cloud Nine – The Ideal Island Economy

MODERATOR

Sharanjit

Sharanjit Leyl Presenter BBC World News

MASTER OF CEREMONY

Chris-Flynn

Chris Flynn Regional Director – Pacific PATA

*A new initiative platform offered to PATA Board attendees to attend and to hear the key industry issues and trends from the experts

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Akiko-yoshidaAkiko Yoshida Executive Vice President Japan National Tourism Organization

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Sarah-Mathews

Sarah Mathews Head of Destination Marketing APAC TripAdvisor Focus on Mobile

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Ron_Headshot

Ronan Carey COO Red Robot Limited Reaching out: Delivering your tourism message through quality content

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Oliver-Martin

Oliver Martin Partner Twenty31 Consulting Mapping the potential of sustainable-small ship cruising in Micronesia: Initial findings from a PATA Task Force

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Greg-Klassen

Greg Klassen Partner Twenty31 Consulting Mapping the potential of sustainable-small ship cruising in Micronesia: Initial findings from a PATA Task Force

Oliver-Martin

Oliver Martin Partner Twenty31 Consulting Mapping the potential of sustainable-small ship cruising in Micronesia: Initial findings from a PATA Task Force

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VENUE

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Dusit Thani Guam Resort

Located in the heart of the Pacific, just a short plane ride away from some of Asia’s main cities, Guam is a captivating tropical island paradise. The Dusit Thani Guam Resort, situated on the island’s magnificent Tumon Bay, features panoramic views from its well-appointed rooms, suites and villas and are all finished with distinctive touches of Thai design throughout. The island’s newest 5-star resort is surrounded by sparkling clear waters, pristine beaches and lush tropical gardens, making it the perfect destination for business and leisure travellers alike. Guests experience traditional Thai grandeur with modern influences, gracious hospitality and a genuine commitment to exceeding expectations.

 

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FLIGHT

As Guam’s hometown airline and the official airline of the PATA Annual Summit 2016, United Airlines invites PATA Summit participants to take advantage of a special airline offer. United is proud to have the world’s most comprehensive route network, with United Airlines and United Express operating an average of nearly 5,000 flights a day to 342 airports across six continents.

 
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ACCOMMODATION & TRANSFER

The Guam Visitors Bureau, host of the PATA Annual Summit 2016, is pleased to offer special room rates with hotels in Guam for the summit delegates.

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Special rates for car rental services.

 

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TOURS

To welcome PAS 2016 delegates, Guam Visitors Bureau will be giving away complimentary tours for 50 delegates. Book now as it is a “first-come, first-serve” basis.
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The pacific nations have so much to share with the delegates. Besides the complimentary tours, Guam Visitors Bureau and PATA Micronesia Chapter put together pre and post-tours (self-paying) for delegates to immerse themselves in the beauty of other Pacific islands.

Chuuk (FSM)

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Kosrae (FSM)

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Republic of Palau

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Saipan (CNMI)

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Yap (FSM)

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Complimentary Short -Tour sponsored by Narita City – Participants flying via Narita for PATA Annual Summit 2016 in Guam – ‘ Narita City Transit Tour For delegates travelling to and from the PATA Annual Summit 2016 (PAS 2016) in Guam, USA via Tokyo’s Narita Airport, our Chapter members in the city of Narita are kindly offering several complimentary tours in support of the Guam Visitors Bureau. These tours are available to all delegates whose travel itineraries include a layover at Narita airport either before or after PAS 2016. Delegates may choose from several tour options that let you experience Japanese traditional warmth, hospitality, history, culture and, of course, shopping. For more details, please visit http://www.narita-transit-program.jp/index.html. If you are interested in joining the tour, please email the PATA Japan Chapter at info@patajapan.com and indicate your choice of tour, name(s), country, and arrival/departure flight information.   <Important Notice>

  1. This program is only available for those attending PAS 2016 in Guam, USA and have extra time during their layover in Narita, Japan.
  2. Tour participants must be eligible to enter Japan. Please check if you have the appropriate visa to enter the country.
  3. Please ensure that you have sufficient layover time to participate in your desired tour, as tour participants are solely responsible for their schedule and any possible delays that may arise.
  4. All tours are intended to guide non-Japanese travellers with layovers at Narita Airport, to the surrounding area of Narita Airport.
  5. All tours are free of charge but participants are responsible for all personal expenses including any transport costs and entry fees incurred during the tour. (No need to cover guides fees or expenses.)
  6. Please note that there are a limited number of volunteer guides available. In the event that demand exceeds supply, tour participants will be selected according to the date of booking.

 

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