The PATA Grand Awards are presented to outstanding entries in four principal categories: Marketing; Education and Training; Environment; and Heritage & Culture.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association Gold Awards recognises exceptional achievement in a variety of endeavours, acknowledging and rewarding the very best that the Asia Pacific’s travel industry has to offer. The winning projects set industry standards for excellence and innovation, serving as examples for others to follow. In addition to the 29 Gold Awards, PATA will present up to four Grand Awards for best of show entries in the following broad categories: Environment, Education and Training, Heritage and Culture and Marketing Campaign.
PATA Gold Awards 2015
Follow Me to Hong Kong
Hong Kong Tourism Board, Hong Kong SAR
The Success of Self-reliance
Jetwing Hotels Ltd, Sri Lanka
Education and Training
Tourism Academy at Community College Langkawi, Malaysia, Taylor’s University, Malaysia
This award recognizes excellence in waste, water and energy management and sustainable architectural design in order to minimize your business’s environmental impact.
Jetwing Yala, Sri Lanka (Winner)
This award recognizes the tourism operator that excels
by taking into consideration all the key principles of responsible tourism (maximum positive impacts to the local community and minimum negative impacts to the environment) and awards innovation for this most inspiring tourism business of the year.
Nikoi Island, Indonesia (Winner)
El Nido resorts, Philippines
Khiri Travel group, Thailand