PATA Gold Awards open for submissions


ASIA – The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards are now open for submissions. PATA is encouraging travel and tourism industry organisations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions in promoting the travel industry in the Asia Pacific to enter the awards before the 30 April 2015.
The awards presentation will take place during the PATA Travel Mart on 8 September 2015 in Bangalore, India and will include three new categories in Marketing – Youth Travel, Adventure Travel, and Marketing Media – Mobile Travel Application.
“Each year, PATA Grand and Gold Awards put the spotlight to celebrate travel and tourism excellence,” said Mario Hardy, CEO of PATA. “Whether you are a creative individual or larger mainstream organisation, you are encouraged to submit your entries.”

Judged by a panel of experts, the Gold Awards recognise exceptional achievement in seven categories, with up to 29 Gold Awards and four Grand Awards on offer:
·      Marketing campaign
·      Environment
·      Corporate Social Responsibility
·      Heritage and culture
·      Education and training
·      Marketing media
·      Travel journalism
The awards are sponsored by the Macau Government Tourist Office.

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