Published on : Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has a varied and vibrant line up of speakers and panelists to share their knowledge and viewpoints at the one-day conference forming an integral element at this year’s Summit (PAS 2017), hosted by the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau which will take place from May 18 – 21 at the Jetwing Blue Hotel. Tourism experts, innovators and international thought leaders will explore future trends in travel and tourism at the PATA Annual Summit 2017 in Negombo, Sri Lanka. The event has the theme ‘Disruption. Innovation. Transformation: The Future of Tourism’ with a half-day UNWTO/PATA Ministerial Debate where industry leaders and government representatives will discuss ’The Shift to Recognized Sustainability Leadership’ and ‘The Sharing Economy in Travel and Tourism’.
To quote PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy, “We are excited to assemble such an impressive line-up of speakers for the PATA Annual Summit. These speakers represent companies that have been in the forefront of disrupting, innovating and transforming the global travel and tourism industry. This is the perfect opportunity for all industry stakeholders to stay abreast of the rapid changes that are taking place in today’s ever evolving landscape.” The event features renowned speakers and explores various topics.