PATA Foundation joins the fight against human trafficking

On May 16th in Singapore, over 200 TouchSalaBai supporter and activist took the pledge to fight human trafficking. The event attended by former US Ambassador to Cambodia, Carol Rodley, a distinguished panel of Singaporean grassroots leaders, policy experts, corporate executives, and talented filmmakers was the stage to an important discussion on the issue of human trafficking. Sala Bai is a …

Thank you for your support the PATA Foundation Silent Auction

May 7, 2013 On behalf of PATA Foundation Board of Trustees, thank you profoundly for your participation in our annual fund-raising activity; the 22nd PATA Foundation Silent Auction held recently in Bangkok, Thailand. We are grateful to your generous donation. We are pleased to inform you that in total we have raised over US$11,000. Our Foundation is constantly facing new …

Sala Bai 2002-2012, 10 years, 1000 Students

Sala Baï a PATA Foundation supported organisation was created by the French NGO AGIR POUR LE CAMBODGE in 2002. The hotel school trains each year and free of charge about 100 young disadvantaged Cambodians. The training lasts 11 months and includes 4 ½ months of internship. At the end of the training students are employed by one of the many hotels …

When a Village was Heard – Capilano U / PATA Foundation Tourism Project (Sapa, Vietnam)

“A community tourism training project in the Sapa region of Northern Vietnam operated by Capilano University Vancouver, Canada, and Hanoi Open University, Vietnam, and supported by the PATA Foundation. The project features tourism training to help sustain vulnerable ethnic cultures and maximise benefits of tourism to small and unique villages in Northern Vietnam. Training is done by Capilano and Hanoi Open …

EDIT Scholarship Programme

2013 EDIT Scholarship Programme announced the scholarship recipients. The 35th EDIT programme will take place at the School of Travel Industry Management (TIM), University of Hawaii at Manoa, in Honolulu.

22nd PATA Foundation Silent Auction

The PATA Foundation Silent Auction held recently in Bangkok, Thailand raised over US$11,000.  We are grateful to your generous donation.

PATA Foundation Take Red Dao Women to Hanoi

During the first week of October the team at Capilano University took a group of Red Dao women to Hanoi, their first trip ever to the city.   For a few years already the PATA Foundation has partially funded Community Tourism Training in the Sapa region in Vietnam; a project lead by Capilano University, British Columbia, Canada. As part of …