Pacific Asia Travel Association Thailand Chapter


Thailand – One of the World’s Great Destinations

Secluded beach at Ko Chang Island

Welcome to the PATA Thailand Chapter website. We represent one of the great travel destinations in the world – and this is our mission statement:

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Thailand Chapter is a voluntary not-for-profit membership organisation that supports the responsible development of the travel and tourism industry in Thailand. The Chapter organises tourism training seminars, disseminates useful information to its members and the media and supports the strategic objectives of PATA head office. The Chapter comprises both private and government sectors.

The Chapter represents over 100 members from both the private and public sectors. All of us have a commitment to professional development to enhance the quality of the travel industry in Thailand.

We have a strong commitment to education and skills development. That’s why we organise frequent workshops and seminars, as well as industry luncheons with compelling speakers. Check the calendar of events to find out how you can participate.

Our strength is the diversity of our membership in Thailand. Click onto our member directory to find the PATA Thailand Chapter member who offers the service you need.

The PATA Thailand Chapter is proud to help Thailand work towards the responsible development of its travel industry. Please join us in this rewarding quest.

Current Thailand News

PATA in The Nation, 7 August 2010

PATA Thailand Chair's Chatter

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In the past 25 years, hundreds of grassroots projects across 40 destinations in Asia Pacific have felt the generosity of PATA Foundation, through our annual fundings, and scholarships. As our industry experiences continued growth rate, the challenges to ensure sustainable and responsible development and conservation are equally high. With your strong support, we are certain that we will be able to meet these challenges in the years ahead.