‘Reconnecting the World Sustainably’ at PATA Annual Summit
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), the not-for-profit travel trade association in the Asia Pacific region, has announced the programme for its 2022 Annual Summit set to take place from October 25-27 in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
Exploring the theme ‘Reconnecting the World Sustainably’, the programme covers critical industry topics such as destination resilience, sustainable travel recovery strategies, and sustainable gastronomic tourism.
Hosted by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) at the Al Hamra International Conference Center, the three-day event brings together international thought leaders, industry shapers and senior decision-makers who are invested in driving tourism.
The PATA association network consists of both public and private entities representing every facet of the travel ecosystem - government, tourism offices, hotels, airlines, MNCs, SMEs, universities, and other travel-related companies with interests in the Asia Pacific region.
Raki Phillips, Chief Executive Officer of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) commented: “We are delighted to host the Pacific Asia Travel Association for the first time in the Middle East.
"As a dynamic and forward-looking Emirate, we are placing all aspects of sustainability at the centre of our investment and development strategy. We look forward to driving the sustainability agenda with key opinion leaders from around the world."
In addition to the rich agenda of keynote presentations, workshops, panel discussions and networking sessions, delegates will have the opportunity to explore the stunning surroundings of Ras Al Khaimah through a range of organised destination tours and activities such as a mobile photography workshop.