The new mid-year revision of the ‘Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2021-2023’ from the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) indicates a hard year ahead in 2021 but with recovery occurring thereafter, albeit in a very uneven fashion.
Digitalization and innovation are key for SMEs survival as the travel industry emerges from COVID-19’s impact.
The delegate numbers embraced 208 sellers from 199 organisations and 40 destinations, along with 152 buyers from 147 organisations and 39 source markets.
results from the recently launched report, The Impact of Health and Hygiene on post COVID-19 Destination Competitiveness in Asia Pacific, published by the Pacific Asia Travel Association PATA with contributions from the cofounders of the Global Health Security Index, a project of the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security; TCI Research, Tripadvisor, and the World Economic Forum.
Over 170 participants from 23 countries/regions came together to share their knowledge and experience around the theme ‘Beyond Gateways: Dispersal policies, capacity management, and rural tourism.