Category Archives: News&Events

PATA Foundation Grant

As a result of changes in the organisational strategy and operations of the PATA Foundation, we will no longer be accepting grant applications. We are proud of having supported over 130 small projects in 35 countries during our 30 year

PATA Foundation Workshop

Foundation Board of Trustees, PATA CEO and staff brainstormed at PATA Foundation Workshop in Sri Lanka in May. They will meet again for the next step of strategic review in Macao in September. The workshop was moderated by Mr Oliver

Nepal Earthquake Tourism Recovery Fund Granted to Nepal School

The devastating earthquake that shook Nepal in April of 2015 saddened us all. A year later, the country and its tourism community continue to struggle to fully recover. The PATA Foundation acted hours after the event and established the PATA

PATA Foundation Supports 8 Young Women in Hospitality Training through Bali WISE Program

PATA Foundation is proud to announce the funding and support of 8 young women from financially challenged backgrounds to study and train in Hospitality, and Tour and Travel Skills in 2016. Through the Role Foundation’s Bali WISE (WISE = Women

Nepal Earthquake Tourism Recovery Fund

BANGKOK, May 4, 2015 —  Within hours of the April 25, 2015 earthquake that killed and injured thousands of people and devastated much of Kathmandu’s tourism infrastructure, the PATA Foundation has made a commitment to assist the PATA Nepal Chapter

PATA Foundation Generates Profound Interest at Gala Dinner

BANGKOK, November 26, 2014 —  On Tuesday, October 28, 2014 over 300 delegates from around Asia Pacific and the tourism industry attended the PATA Foundation Gala Dinner at the Galaxy Macau. While numbers are still in the process of being finalized, the event,

PATA Foundation to Host Inaugural Gala Dinner at GTEF 2014

Attendees of the PATA Foundation Gala Dinner get the chance to be a part of the many success stories BANGKOK, September 15, 2014 —  The PATA Foundation, in conjunction with the Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF), will host the Inaugural

Skyscanner Appoints PATA Foundation as its first Charity of the Year in Asia Pacific

Leading global travel search site Skyscanner today announced a partnership with the PATA Foundation, its first ever Charity of the Year in Asia Pacific. Throughout the course of 2014, Skyscanner and its employees across Asia Pacific will be helping to raise funds

Philippines Disaster Relief – Grant Applications

Shortly after typhoon Haiyan impacted the Philippines on November 8, the PATA Foundation launched an appeal to its members and the tourism community worldwide. The response from the industry surpassed my expectations. Support came from all sectors, geographical regions, and

Pansy Ho accepts role as first official PATA Foundation Ambassador

September 26, 2013, Bangkok, Thailand – The PATA Foundation, is delighted to announce that Ms. Pansy Ho, Managing Director, Shun Tak Holdings Limited, has accepted the role as the Foundation’s first official Ambassador. Announced during the closing ceremony of the