PATA CEO Challenge – Event to award the emerging travel destinations

Posted Aug 3rd, 2015 under Tourism News,

PATA CEO Challenge

PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association), the organization that has played integral role to promote the travel destinations in Asia Pacific Region since 1951 in exclusive partnership with TripAdvisor announces PATA CEO Challenge.

PATA CEO Challenge aims to honor relatively less frequented or emerging travel destinations that comprise uniqueness and cater diversified aspects of history, culture and nature of the destination. The primary goal of the CEO Challenge is not only to promote emerging destinations; it also aims to showcase the highlights of these destination in the global travel market amongst millions potential travelers in sustainable manner.

For complete details on PATA CEO Challenge please see here.



Explore Himalaya participates PATA Trade Mart Chengdu 2013

Posted Sep 23rd, 2013 under Company News, Tourism News,



Century City New International Convention Center [CCNICEC], Chengdu- PTM 2013.

PTM, a leading travel trade show in the Asia Pacific region is a signature event of PATA. PATA Trade Mart [PTM] offered a go-ahead plan and significant platform to promote travel products and services of the holiday planners operating in the Asia Pacific region. The first PTM  in  Chengdu from 15-17 September, 2013 brought together hundreds of potential international buyers and sellers under one roof.


Holiday planners of around the world during PTM 2013- Feasting

As one of the leading travel expos’ in Pacific region, PTM was a vibrant event showcasing a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to the world’s most dynamic markets.

Explore Himalaya was showcased in Booth No. 7 of Pavilion 4 in Century City New International Convention Center [CCNICEC]  with a panoramic backdrop of White Stupa of Pokhara depicting the cultural and natural treasures of the Nepal.


The stall of Explore Himalaya at PTM 2013, Chengdu

This three day event was committed to be a paradise for consumers to experience the wonder of the world in an all-round way. It was a great opportunity for exhibitors to launch new brands or new products, attracting the highest attention from the media, trade and public.

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Led by the President of Explore Himalaya Travel and Adventure, Mr. Suman Pandey, company’s Manager for Marketing and Corporate Affairs Mr. Manoj Gurung also joined the delegation team to PTM 2013 representing Explore Himalaya. During the three days trade show Explore Himalaya had meeting with thirty registered buyers from all over the world.


From left to right: Mr. Bimal Kandel [NTB], Mr. Suman Pandey President Explore Himalaya, Mr. David Hempleman and Mr. Subash Niraula from [NTB] at PTM 2013, Chengdu

SAARC Tour Operators Conclave

Posted Jul 15th, 2012 under Tourism News,

The first SAARC Tour Operators Conclave was held in in New Delhi on July 06. The conclave saw the attendance of about 45 participants from eight countries of the region. During the event, representatives from Nepal, Afghanisatan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka made their presentations. Ways to promote travel within the region by removing entry barriers and effective promotion of tourist destinations and products in the SAARC region were the highlights of the discussions. As reported by PATA, SAARC region is emerging as the fastest growing in Asia and Pacific region

PATA Adventure Travel Mart and Responsible Tourism Conference 2011

Posted Jan 28th, 2011 under Company News, Tourism News,

Nepal will be hosting PATA Adventure Travel Mart and Responsible Tourism Conference 2011.Nepal was selected as the host country as it is celebrating the year as Nepal Tourism year 2011. The event will be held at The Fulbari Resort & Spa in Pokhara from 7th to 10th February,2011.


(Photo Courtesy: Fulbari Resort)

PATA Reports a Surge on International Arrivals to South Asia

Posted Jun 25th, 2010 under Company News, Tourism News,

According to a study conducted by Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)on the international visitor arrivals for the first quarter of 2010,arrivals to South Asia grew by 17% year-on-year in the first quarter.Arrivals growth was very strong for Nepal (+30%), the Maldives (+21%) and Bhutan (+57%) during the first three months of this year.The destinations of Southeast Asia also reported strong growth with a collective gain of 16% year-on-year in the first quarter. This was boosted by double-digit growth in international arrivals to Cambodia (+10%), Indonesia (+15%), Myanmar (+39%), Singapore (+20%), Thailand (+28%) and Vietnam (+36%).

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