Here’s where we will be in January 2020

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New year, same story, the PATA team is still packed with projects to wrap up, activities to organise, and events to attend over the course of January! Here’s where we will be this month. Come say hi if you see us at any of the event below. 


January 13-16 – Sarudha (Orn) Netsawang, Director of Membership Relations and Pawinee (Aom) Angkanarak, Membership Relations Executive, will be attending the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2020 at the Bridex International Conference Centre Jerudong, Brunei Darussalam. PATA will have a booth there. To schedule an appointment, please contact membership@PATA.org


January 14 – 16: PATA CEO Mario Hardy and Director Communications & External Affairs Paul Pruangkarn will be attending the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2020 and the 23rd ASEAN Tourism Ministers Meeting in Brunei Darussalam. 


January 21 – PATA CEO Mario Hardy and Director Communications & External AffairsPaul Pruangkarn will be attending the Thailand Tourism Forum 2020, Bangkok

With the Thailand tourism storyline focused on the great chase for the elusive mass metric of 40 million visitors, 2019 has seen a volatile marketplace, not only in the country, but across the region and the globe. The upcoming Thailand Tourism Forum (TTF) 2020 – Ninth Edition is a unique opportunity at the beginning of the year to take a deep dive into the country’s hospitality universe. Learn more >


January 23 – PATA CEO Mario Hardy will be speaking at Tahiti General Assembly: The Art & Culture the Perfect Partners for the Sustainable Development of Tourism, Papeete, Tahiti 


January 25 – Graham Harper, Director of Sustainability and Social Responsibility will be speaking in the workshop on “Comprehensive Strategy for a Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Development for Rakhine State 2020-2030” in Thandwe, Myanmar


January 30 – Graham Harper, Director of Sustainability and Social Responsibility will be speaking at the 2nd Asia Destination Film Forum & Awards in Bangkok