Welcome New Member – October

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On behalf of PATA staff and members, we are excited to welcome 11 new organisations that have joined the PATA community in October!

We are truly delighted 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.

Get to know them by checking out their profiles below. 

1.Vpon Big Data Group

Our new Corporate Member – Vpon Big Data Group (Vpon) – is a leading big data company focused on big data analytics built with cutting-edge technologyto provide clients with the broadest set of mobile data across Asia in delivering effective mobile data-driven solutions. Vpon currently has seven offices stationing in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei,Bangkok, Tokyo and Osaka. Supported by the accumulation of massive data from 900 million mobile devices, and strategic partnerships with premium media resources across APAC, Vpon provides clients with customized data-centric solutions, including data analytics services, branding and cross-border marketing solutions.


2. Resonance Consultancy

As leading advisors in economic development, tourism and real estate for more than a decade, Resonance combines business strategy and marketing creativity to help shape the future of countries, cities and regions around the world.

Resonance’s team has advised destinations, communities and governments in 25 states and provinces and more than 70 countries. They provide leading public and private sector organisations with consumer research, strategic planning, marketing strategy, place branding and economic development strategy to help places realize their full economic potential.


3.Guneshli Syyahat Travel Company

Guneshli Syyahat ES is one of the young travel companies based in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, a country with numerous famous archeological, architectural and historical sites. The company provides wide ranges of high quality inbound and outbound tourist services, including hotel booking, transfer, airline booking to more than 130 countries, specially designed excursions and tours in Turkmenistan, visa support, organization of traditional dinners, national folklore shows, MICE, professional guides and translators, insurance services (optional), as well as combined tours in Central Asia. Although the company is still new, Guneshli Syyahat ES are already working with several international companies across the globe!


4.Floressa Wisata

PT. Flores Bali Indah Wisata, known as Floressa Tours, is established in 1990. They organizes leisure and adventure trip in Bali where their Head Office is located. Floressa Tours also expand their tours operation to other islands of Indonesia including Komodo, Flores, Timor, Sumba, Rote, Sabu, Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Papua and more….!

Floressa Tours also have branch offices in Labuanbajo – West Flores, Maumere – East Flores, Kupang – West Timor, and representative offices in Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Medan, Makasar, Manado, Pangkalan Bun and Papua who organize the trips in their destination.


5. E2 Media Pty Ltd

Established in 2009, E2 Media is an industry leading event management company based in Australia. They are the foremost organiser of large-scale exhibitions, corporate events, creative entertainment and performance productions, providing complete event services, from initial planning stages to on-site management. Their experienced and creative team works closely with clients to define and deliver a unique strategy that achieves the clients’ unique vision through meticulous planning and thorough logistical scheduling. E2 Media is culturally diverse and well-versed in international partnerships, helping global brands grow, and building cross-border relationships.


6. SimOption (MWS HK Ltd)

SimOptions is number 1 when it comes to international prepaid Sim Cards. The company intended to help travelers be in touch with their family and friends while being abroad, helping them save 100% on international roaming charges by choosing from the best travel Sim Cards available in the market.


7. ShareTrip-Tour Booking Bangladesh Ltd

Founded in 2014, Travel Booking Bangladesh was the country’s first ever OTA. Travel Booking Bangladesh saw staggering growth over the years and got investments from USA Based Investment Company DataBird in 2018. With the foreign investment, Travel Booking Bangladesh then rebranded itself to ShareTrip, making travel service booking even easier with its brand new multi-platform mobile app with cutting edge technology and exciting features. Today, ShareTrip has a team of 150 persons working passionately to make travel affordable and easy for people of Bangladesh. ShareTrip have also won several awards along the way, including two prestigious awards from WTA (World Travel Awards) this year. ShareTrip is still growing with its clients experience as their first priority.


8.Borneo Refugia Adventure Sdn Bhd

Borneo Refugia Adventure Sdn Bhd (BRASB) is an inbound tour operator based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, a wholly-owned company of Yayasan Sabah. Established in 2015,  the tour operator specializes in carrying on a business-related tourism, eco-tourism, and activities related to conservation areas. BRASB also conducts activities related to rainforest and conservation matters in collaboration with other educational and research institutions.

BRASB has two operating offices; a headquarters located at Kota Kinabalu and a branch office located at Lahad Datu. Both offices handle inquiries and reservations for visitors. 


9. Asian Captive Elephant Standards Co. Ltd.

Asian Captive Elephant Standards (ACES) audits elephant camps throughout Southeast Asia and ensures that all elephants are receiving the highest level of welfare possible. An ACES assessment incorporates mahout training and many areas of camp management, making it a thorough and complete evaluation. Visitors to an ACES-accredited elephant camp can be confident that all elephants are receiving international standards of welfare, veterinary and conservation care.



10. Owadan Tourism

Owadan Tourism has been established in 1996 and today is the leading travel company in Turkmenistan. Their highly competent team designs itineraries for travelers that desire in-dept knowledge of both past and present cultures of Turkmenistan and the whole Central Asia.

Aimed at giving travelers the unique travel experience that you are looking for in the country of Turkmenistan, Owadan Tourism’s services includes composition of tailor-made group tours and individual tours as per your fields of interest, visa support (Letter of Invitation, Travel Pass, Registration), hotel bookings and camping arrangements, guide-interpreter services (English, German, Spanish, Dutch, French, Chinese and Japanese), road and off-road transport, domestic air and train ticket bookings, as well as jeep tours, biking tours, hiking tours and horse-riding tours.


11. Mountain Valley

Mountain Valley Holidays and Tours is a tour operating company having its head office in Muscat, Oman. The company is managed by a group of experienced and dedicated professionals who spent many decades in international tourism business. With their experience and expertise in the inbound tourism business, Mountain Valley Holiday are equipped with the ability to take care of all travelers’ requirements minutely and satisfaction. Their operation departments and specialists of the destinations in Oman are always there to help travelers put together programs with reasonable rates.