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PAS 2013 - Day 1

04 April 2013, 11:51

2013 PATA Annual Summit - Day One
"Embracing the Complete Visitor Economy"

Day 1 - Friday 26, April 2013

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), invites you to attend the 2013 PATA Annual Summit (2013 PAS) 25-28 April in Bangkok.

"Embracing the Complete Visitor Economy" is the theme of 2013 PATA Annual Summit, which will be held at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World

The one-day summit will address the theme "Embracing the Complete Visitor Economy” with four key sessions:

  • Why Visitor Economy is key for jobs and societal development
  • Public sectors' challenges, and opportunities inherent in politically advancing the complete visitor economy
  • Private sectors connecting the complete visitor economy
  • Strengthening weak links in the Visitor Economy


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www.regonline.com/2013PAS

For more information, please visit www.PATA.org/2013PAS  or email to Events@PATA.org 

Official Hotels rate start from US$150 Net/room/night (including breakfast)
Click at  www.PATA.org/2013PAS for reservation information

0730-1700   Delegate Registration and Hospitality Desks
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

0730-1600  PATA Foundation Silent Auction
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

0900-1000  2013 PATA Annual Summit Opening Session
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

0900-0920 - PATA Welcome Address by Mr. Joao Manuel Costa
                             Antunes, Chairman, PATA
0920-1000 - Keynote Address "Visitor Economy is key for
                     jobs and societal development"

1000-1110  Plenary Session 1: PUBLIC SECTORS’ CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES INHERENT IN ADVANCING THE COMPLETE VISITOR ECONOMY
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

Moderated by Ms Monita Rajpal, CNN Talent

1110-1140  Networking (Coffee) Break
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

1140-1245  Plenary Session 2: PRIVATE SECTORS CHALLENGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES INHERENT IN ADVANCING THE COMPLETE VISITOR ECONOMY
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

1245-1400  Delegate Lunch
Venue: The World + Ginner, 24th floor

1400-1530  4 Concurrent Interactive sessions (details TBA)

1) Corporate Social Responsibility
      Venue: M1, 23rd floor
      Speakers:
      - Mr. Andrew Jones, Guardian, Sanctuary Resorts,
        Hong Kong SAR
      - Mr. Paul Stevens, Director of Operations, Accor, Thailand
      - Mr. Guy Chester, Global Sustainable Tourism Council,
        Australia
      - Mr. Arrut Navaraj, Managing Director,
        Sampran Riverside, Thailand


      *2012 China Responsibel Tourism Award
      Presentation


2) Facilitating and Balancing Safety & Security
       Venue: M2, 23rd floor
      Speakers:
      - Mr. Bert van Walbeek, Managing Director,
        The Winning Edge, Thailand
      - Mr. Danny Chan, Area Director, Global Safety & Security,
         Marriott International Inc., Singapore
      - Mr. Alexander Kesper, Senior Advisor to the Ministry of
         Tourism and the Creative Economy of the Republic of
         Indonesia and Security & Safety Executive of
         Bali Hotels Association [BHA]
      - Mr. Amar Rijhwani, Regional Manager – Business
         Development (South East Asia & Pacific),  
         VFS Global, Thailand

3) Human Capital Development
       Venue: M3, 23rd floor
      Speakers:
      - Mr. Peter Semone, Chief Technical Advisor, Lao National
         Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (LANITH), Lao PDR
      - Mrs. Ben Montgomery, Director of Business Relations
         Management, Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand
      - Dr. Edward Dramberger, Principal, Destination Dr.,
         New York, USA
      - Dr. Kaye Chon, Dean abd Chair Professor, Hong Kong
         Polytechnique University, Hong Kong SAR

4) Medical Tourism Integration to the
     Complete Visitor Economy

       Venue: M4, 23rd floor
       Speakers
      - Prof. Zadok S.Lempert, Chief Executive, Panorama-
        Medica Group Co., Ltd., Thailand
      - Ms. Julie W. Munro, President and Founder, Medical
        Travel Quality Alliance MTUA,
        CEO of Axcess Health, USA
      - Mr. Ralf Krewer, International Marketing Director,
        Bangkok Hospital, Thailand
      - Mr. Kenneth Mays, Director of Marketing
        Bumrungrad Hospital, Thailand
      - Mr. Olivier Jager, Co-Founder & CEO, Forwardkeys,
        Traveller Data Intelligence, France

1530-1600  Networking (Coffee) Break
Venue: World Ballroom Foyer, 23rd floor

1600-1730  Closing Session: Strengthening weak links in the Visitor Economy
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

1730-1745  Closing Address by H.E. Taleb Rifai, Secretary General, UMWTO
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

1745-1755  Conference Summary by PATA CEO, Martin Craigs
Venue: World Ballroom, 23rd floor

1800-2000  Delegate Dinner Reception featuring PATA Foundation Live Auction
Venue: Fifty Five and Red Sky (54th and 55th floor) - Panoramic views of Bangkok skyline with great hospitality and unique engagement opportunities.

2013 PATA Honours and Awards
* Award of Merits


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