Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)

About Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA):

Founded in 1951, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a not-for profit association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research and innovative events to its member organisations, comprising 95 government, state and city tourism bodies, 25 international airlines and airports, 108 hospitality organisations, 72 educational institutions, and hundreds of travel industry companies in Asia Pacific and beyond.

Contact Details:



Bangkok, Thailand





PATA and WTCF sign MOU to promote win-win cooperation in BRI Cultural Tourism Industry

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new organisational partnership with the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF), a global international tourism organisation with tourism cities as...

PATA and Visa’s workshops for tourism SMEs successfully concluded in four destinations

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is delighted to announce the successful completion of the finance and digital skills workshops for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in tourism, which took...

PATA informal workers programme concludes in Indonesia

Commencing in 2021 and organised by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the Informal Workers Programme was designed to assist the informal tourism sector to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic...

Sarawak, Malaysia welcomes over 270 delegates to the PATA Destination

The PATA Destination Experience Forum and Mart 2023 (PDFM 2023), with the theme “Sustainability in Action”, officially began on Wednesday, June 21 in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, attracting 272 delegates from 28...