Venue
Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Center
Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Center, Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates

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Event Date Tue Mar 31 EDT - Fri Apr 3 EDT (almost 2 years ago)
Location Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Center
Ras al Khaimah - United Arab Emirates
Region EMEA
Details

The PATA Annual Summit brings together international thought leaders, industry shapers and senior decision-makers who are professionally engaged with the Asia Pacific region. The Summit embraces a global forum for enhancing the sustainable growth, value and quality of tourism.
The event comprises a one-day conference, the PATA Annual General Meeting and the PATA Youth Symposium which provides students and young tourism professionals the opportunity to engage with senior industry leaders.
Part of the event programme, the UNWTO/PATA Leaders Debate – organised in partnership between PATA and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) – will also bring together industry leaders from both the public and private sector to address thought-provoking issues currently affecting the industry.

Speakers

2020 Speakers

Raki Philips
CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, Welcome Address

Dr Mario Hardy
CEO, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Introduction to “Partnerships for Tomorrow”

Lyublena Dimova
Research Manager, European Travel Commission, Understanding Generation Z

Caroline Bremner
Head of Travel Research, Euromonitor International, Understanding Generation Z

Nicole Smith
Founder and CEO, Flytographer, Cross-cultural Communities of the Future

Joseph Naaman
Executive Vice President, Strategy, Twenty31 Consulting, New Tricks Changing the Old Game

Chris Seek
CEO, Solimar International, New Tricks Changing the Old Game

Olof Atladottir
Director, Destination Management, The Red Sea Development Company, New Tricks Changing the Old Game

Mona Shahab
PhD candidate and CLinical Psychologist, Leiden University and i-PSY, My dream: Everest

Graham Harper
Sustainability and Social Responsibility Consultant, fic Asia Travel Association (PATA), Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainable Technology Innovation in Asia Pacific Tourism & Hospitality

Jeannie Kwok
Director, Corporate Responsibility, Hilton, Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainable Technology Innovation in Asia Pacific Tourism & Hospitality

Dr. Chris Bottrill
Chairman, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Wrap up & Closing Remarks

Paul Pruangkarn
Director – Communications & External Affairs, Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Master of Ceremonies

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors and Partners

LIVE GRAPHIC RECORDING SPONSOR:
Amadeus

DELEGATE LANYARD SPONSOR:
iFree group

MOBILE APP SPONSOR:
Attendify