Since 1951 PATA has led from the front as the leading voice and authority on travel and tourism in the Asia Pacific region

  • In partnership with private and public sector members, PATA enhances the sustainable growth, value and quality of travel and tourism to-from-and-within, the region.
  • The Association provides leadership and counsel on an individual and collective basis to over 80 government, state and city tourism bodies; nearly 50 international airlines, airports and cruise lines and many hundreds of travel industry companies across the Asia Pacific region and beyond.
  • PATA’s Strategic Intelligence Centre (SIC) offers unrivalled data and insights including Asia Pacific inbound and outbound statistics, analyses and forecasts as well as in-depth reports on strategic tourism markets
  • PATA’s events are create millions of dollars of new business each year for its members
  • Thousands of travel professionals belong to 41 active PATA chapters worldwide and participate in a wide range of PATA and industry events.
  • The PATA Foundation contributes to the sustainable and responsible development of travel and tourism in Asia Pacific through the protection of the environment, the conservation of heritage and support for education.

PATA’s Priorities

On behalf of its members, PATA’s current strategic direction is to:

  • Build the Business for members
  • Provide valuable insights, forecasts and analysis help members make better business decisions
  • To take a lead position on travel industry issues that need to be addressed

The benefits of being part of the PATA family

PATA Builds Your Business

  • Opportunity to promote your products through PATA events such as the Travel Mart, Annual Conference, Hub City Forums and more
  • Opportunity to upload your organizations products and promotions to PATA website and gain exposure through the members news section, social media channels, newsletters and magazines.

PATA Builds Your Network

  • Link into and leverage direct networks with 41 PATA chapter located worldwide
  • Opportunity to meet and network with senior industry peers in various events

PATA Builds Your People

  • Eligibility to apply for a PATA EDIT scholarship to tourism programs
  • Eligibility to apply for training scholarship
  • Participation in Webinar- bi-monthly sessions covering industry news, issues, education, trends and many more
  • Opportunity to list employment and internship on

PATA Builds Your Brand

  • Opportunity to upload your organization’s News Update and banner ad to gain exposure
  • Eligibility to apply for a PATA Gold Award recognizing excellence in the fields of environment, education and training, heritage and culture, marketing, media and travel journalism.

PATA Builds Your Insights

  • Eligibility to receive research reports and publications with studies and statistics that is vital to the business
  • Gain access to

    PATA mPowera one stop shop for Asia Pacific travel data such as Visitors arrivals and forecasts, Tourism expenditures and forecasts, Aviation, Accomodations