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

January-February 2009

PATA Thailand Chapter e-Newsletter

Asian Oasis has opened Lanjia Lodge in Chiang Rai province in northernmost Thailand. It is located on a hillside overlooking the Mekong River and Laos. The local villagers are Hmong and Lahu tribes. The lodge consists of four local-style thatched cottages. Each features a shared living area and four bedrooms. Each lodge is equipped with a private bathroom with warm water and basic amenities. Guests will have an opportunity to visit the shaman's house and observe various aspects of Hmong and Lahu cultures.