Welcome New PATA Members – March 2019

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PATA is the respected voice of Asia Pacific travel and tourism. The industry can count on PATA to represent our collective interests in good times and bad.” – Hiran Cooray, Chairman of Jetwing, Sri Lanka

On behalf of the PATA staff, we’re excited to welcome 15 new member organisations that have just joined us last month, in March!

Get to know them by checking out their profiles below.

We are thrilled to have them on board and look forward to working closely with them to build synergies across our members, the PATA network and the travel industry in 2019!

To get involved with PATA and learn more about membership benefits, please don’t forget to register for our webinar ‘PATA Membership – Take Your Travel Business to the Next Level’.


Tours, Activities & Attractions is travel’s third largest sector, the fastest growing, and the reason people travel in the first place. It is also going through incredible change. Alex Kremer, Douglas Quinby, and Bruce Rosard founded Arival in 2017 to build an independent conference and insights for creators and sellers of Tours, Activities & Attractions.
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Awecademy’s goal is not only to prepare young minds for an exciting and desirable future, but also inspire them to create it. They want to prepare and empower future generations to create civilization-level change and contribute to human progress in a meaningful way.
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Casa Palmera

Casa Palamera is a registered Bahraini establishment, owned and operated by travel blogger and PR specialist Ms. Reem Khalifa. It was founded in 2018 for the purpose of promoting cultural and tourist aspects in the travel industry. Ms Khalifa worked as journalist in mainstream news media organizations for around two decades, and is passionate traveller and blogger.
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China International Travel Service Guilin

China International Travel Service Guilin grabs a great honour serving thousands and thousands of tourists from around the world every year. The company is the 1st international travel agent in Guilin and is also one of China’s Top 100 International Travel Agents named by National Tourism. Visit website >

Crystal Yacht Holidays Sdn Bhd

Crystal Yacht Holidays Sdn Bhd was founded in September 1995, as the first yachtcharter company in Langkawi.  They are operating from Resort World jetty. In 2011, they had obtained tourism license KP/LN 6537. The company is now running with 2 sailing yachts with daily cruises and private cruises. Visit website >

David Fisher

After 25 years as joint owner and Sales Director at one of Central London’s independent IATA and ABTA Travel David is now branching out into a broader world picture of travel media, writing and business to business communications with particular emphasis on the PATA region where he has in depth experience of both the leisure and business travel Market. He is looking forward to developing links in lots of directions and building relationships at senior level.

Digilink Asia

Digilink is a leading full service Chinese digital marketing company, specialising in data-driven solutions to help brands connect with Chinese. Digilink provides a 360 degree cross-border solution to reinforce our clients’ brands, stay relevance and connected with their target audience at multiple stages of their online journey.
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Electra Hotels & Resorts

Since the first Electra hotel opened back in 1965, Electra Hotels and Resorts’ history has been one of warm, luxurious hospitality services. Operating under the philosophy of traditional Greek hospitality, Electra aims at creating a comfortable environment full of luxurious details, from which their honored guests can explore Greece’s main cities or the island of Rhodes, one of the country’s most celebrated islands.
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Indochina Pioneer

Indochina Pioneer offers Private Package Tours to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar and Nepal. Designed for families, couples, friends, and private groups. Our travel experts, will create a fantastic & unique itinerary, picking the best options for your dream vacation. Your trip will be crafted just for you, with your personal requirements being taken into account every step of the way. Tours in each Country will be guided by local born experts, ensuring a complete and authentic knowledge of the destination you choose.
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Lombok Tourism Polytechnic

The vision of the Polytechnic of Lombok is to become a higher education institution of tourism in the vocational field with international standards, Indonesian personality, and excel in the Asian region in 2025. One of the Lombok Polytechnic’s missions is to produce tourism human resources that have international competitiveness in the Asian region and Indonesian personality.
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PT Karang Bali Asli

KBA TUR is a local Tour Operator located in Bali, Denpasar. KBA Tur has been in business for over 19 years and offers different tailor-made programs for groups or individuals travelers all around Indonesia. PT Karang Bali Asli is a legal agency approved by the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia and Member of ASITA Bali chapter.
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RMIT University vietnam

RMIT University Vietnam is the Asian campus of Melbourne-based RMIT University. Starting with just over 30 students in 2001 in Ho Chi Minh City, then in Hanoi in 2004, and recently in Danang, RMIT Vietnam now boasts a dynamic student body of over 6,500. RMIT Vietnam offers programs in the business (including the Tourism and Hospitality Management program), technology, and creative areas, and boasts an impressive range of extra-curricular activities that encourage students to break new ground in their areas of interest.
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Stargazer Company Limited is a marketing company specialised in offering marketing and sales services to destinations, hotels and attractions so as to raise your products and services wider profiles, to increase your product awareness in China, to help you tap potential customers and develop loyal customers. With rich resources of medias, KOLs and celebrities as well as strong connections with travel agencies in various cities of China, Stargazer Co.,Ltd. will be your great partner meanwhile your bridge towards success in China market.
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Tattva Journey

TATTVA is an authentic boutique journeys brand for global travellers to India. TATTVA brings all human elements together to explore and learn new aspects of life. Its purpose is to create value through rich boutique experience for progressive travellers. All efforts are focused towards travellers looking for valued experience in a changing world.
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WEX is a global leader in payments solutions. WEX simplifies the complexities of payment systems across continents and industries—including Fleet, Corporate Payments, and Health. Their global team of “WEXers” helps customers tackle ambitious goals with innovative solutions.
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