Young Tourism Professional (YTP) Student Membership

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————————- WHY? ————————-

In 2024, the travel and tourism industry is expected to grow 347 million jobs across the globe from 266 million (in year 2014). It is a huge gap to fill. PATA decided to take the lead in addressing this issue by launching an individual student membership category for young tourism professional (YTP).

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 ————————- WHAT? ————————-

The PATA Young Tourism Professional (YTP) Student Membership Programme empowers young tourism professionals for their future by getting them EXPOSED, CONNECTED and INVOLVED directly with industry leaders.

An initiative in line with the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s declaration of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Currently, the programme covers:

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CRITERIA

  • Within the age range of 18-35 years old
  • A current student in an educational institution (Undergraduate/postgraduate) or graduated no longer than 2 years from an educational institution

SPECIAL ENTITLEMENT

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Our team consulted individuals from the PATA Student Chapters, our Intern Associate Alumni and YTP Students to better utilise our resources in addressing those challenges.

The PATA Young Tourism Professional Student Programme provides you:

Access to PATA’s Broad Network
Opportunities to network with over 800 PATA member organisations

Participation in International Dialogues
Participate in current-day conversations & debates at international conferences, discussions & various PATA Committee meetings to be at the forefront of movements influencing every sector of the industry
Ongoing: PATA Events 2018

Participation in International Dialogues
Participate in current-day conversations & debates at international conferences, discussions & various PATA Committee meetings to be at the forefront of movements influencing every sector of the industry
Ongoing: PATA Events 2018

Platforms for international exposure
Participate in international events/activities/challenges/workshops to showcase and gain practical exposures.
Ongoing: Malaysia Travel Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017PATA-IGLTA Foundation Sponsorship

Exclusive Discounts on Events & Trainings
25% off PATAcademy-HCD trainings & 25% off the student rate for all PATA events held across the globe
Ongoing: PATAcademy-HCD December 2017

Scholarships & Sponsorship
Priority consideration to benefit from sponsored exchanges & attendance to international events, setting the stage for unparalleled enrichment
Ongoing: PATA-IGLTA Foundation Sponsorship

Internship & Job Opportunities
Upload your resume & gain access to PATA members’ job & internship openings via PATA Career Page (coming soon)
Ongoing: PATA Intern Associate Programme

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 (coming soon)

Front-line Industry Trends
Complimentary PATA reports & publications through the PATA Store and the opportunity to share and distribute your thesis/white papers to key industry players. Ex: Industry Issues, trends & analysis and youth centric market reports 
Ongoing: Member category access to PATA Store

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