The Black Hmong of Lao Chai Village

This 6 minutes video is an introduction to the village of Lao Chai and the community of the Black Hmong.  It is part of a community tourism training project in the Sapa region of Northern Vietnam.  

PATA Foundation Charity Gala Dinner

Join your friends at this entertaining night and help the PATA Foundation support deserving causes across the Asia Pacific region at Hong Zhu Shan Hotel, Leshan, China on Saturday April 25, 2015

Grant 2015 – Capacity Building for sustainable nature tourism in Singhalila National Park, Darjeeling, Eastern Himalayas, India

The project seeks to fill the intervention gap of capacity building of Park Guides in Singhalila National Park, in an effort to promote conservation and sustainable nature tourism in the park.  The project proposes to develop the capacity of the 100 park guides of Singhalila by organising formal skill development and capacity building training programmes. The project is distinct and …

Grant 2015 – Vocational Training Restaurant for Marginalized Youth in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR

Established by Friends-International (FI), an international NGO with headquarters in Cambodia.  FI has provided services to marginalised children, youth and their families across the world since 1994. FI has established a Vocational Training Program in 3 countries of operation with plans to open a new restaurant in Indonesia in 2015.  The programme seeks to reintegrate youth from poor and unstable …

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, also known as the Global Tourism Economy Forum 2014 Farewell Dinner, the event generated funds in excess of US$50,000 (with final …

2015 EDIT Scholarship Programme

PATA Foundation announced the scholarship recipients to attend the 2015 Executive Development Institute for Tourism (EDIT) Programme during May 4-15, 2015 in Hawaii.

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 PATA Foundation Gala Dinner on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Galaxy Macau. Under the theme of “Tomorrow’s Vision, Today’s …