14.05.15

Awards

PATA Honours Industry Leaders At Annual Summit


The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured several industry leaders at its PATA Annual Summit 2015 on 24APR.

It presented the PATA Life Membership to Bill Calderwood, Managing Director, The Ayre Group Consulting, Australia. PATA Life membership is the Association's highest individual honour.

PATA also awarded Stephen F.W. Chang, Managing Director, Fuller Express Corporation, Chinese Taipei, and Chairman, PATA Chinese Taipei Chapter and Kate Chang, Regional Director – China for the Los Angeles Convention & Tourism Board, China, and Chairperson of the PATA China (Beijing) Chapter with the PATA Award of Merit which is reserved for individuals who have contributed to the Association and the PATA chapter network over an extended period.

The PATA Chairman's Award was given to Andrew Jones, Guardian, Sanctuary Resorts, Hong Kong SAR and an Honourary Membership Award was given to Yuanzhu Ma, Chairman of the Board, Mount Emei Leshan Giant Buddha Tourism Group Co., China.

The 2015 PATA Face of the Future Award was presented to Helena Lo, Director of Pousada de Mong-Ha, Institute for Tourism Studies, Macau SAR for her contribution to the responsible development of travel and tourism, specifically in the area of Human Capital Development.


Pictured l-r: Dr. Fanny Vong, President, Institute for Tourism Studies,
Macau SAR (receiving the award on behalf of Ms Helena Lo, Director of Pousada de Mong-Ha, Institute for Tourism Studies, Macau SAR); Mario Hardy, CEO, PATA; Scott Supernaw, Immediate Past Chairman, PATA; Bill Calderwood, Managing Director, The Ayre Group Consulting, Australia; Stephen F.W. Chang, Managing Director, Fuller Express Corporation, Chinese Taipei; Zhang Tong, Deputy Secretary, Leshan Municipal People's Government, China; Kate Chang, Los Angeles Convention & Tourism Board, China; Andrew Jones, Guardian, Sanctuary Resorts, Hong Kong SAR and Yuanzhu Ma, Chairman of the Board, Mount Emei Leshan Giant Buddha Tourism Group Co., China.









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