PATA accepting submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2018

 Tuesday, January 30, 2018 


PATAThe Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is now accepting submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2018. The winner will receive complimentary round-trip economy class air ticket and accommodation to attend the Association’s Dinner and Awards Presentation during the PATA Annual Summit 2018 on May 18-21 in Gangneung, Korea (ROK). Deadline for submissions is March 9, 2018.

The winner will also be provided a speaking opportunity at the PATA Youth Symposium and the one-day conference during the PATA Annual Summit 2018 and will be invited to join the PATA Executive Board as a non-voting member and observer.

Other benefits include:



To highlight PATA’s commitment to HCD, the Association annually presents a special award and prize to an exceptional ‘rising star’ in the industry. All recipients of this prestigious award have exhibited initiative and leadership in the advancement of tourism as well as demonstrating commitment to the sustainable development of the Asia Pacific travel industry in line with PATA’s mission.

Faeez Fadhlillah, CEO and co-founder of Tripfez, Malaysia and PATA Face of the Future 2017 said that he feel honoured have been recognised with the prestigious PATA Face of the Future 2017 award and he thinks the award is a recognition for his amazing team at Tripfez and Salam Standard who have put in tremendous effort in promoting the concept of inclusive travel focusing on localization of their travel products for Muslim travellers.


An individual is eligible to enter the 2018 PATA ‘Face of the Future’ Award if he or she is:


Judging Criteria

The judges will seek to identify an individual who has best:



Judging Committee


How to Enter:

  1. The candidate him/herself OR a third-party person may submit the nomination.
  2. No entry form is required. Simply submit a nomination letter, along with the nominee’s full professional contact details and bio-data with photo (JPG format, 300 dpi resolution, maximum 500KB total file size), in soft copy only (DOC or PDF file; maximum three pages).
  3. Submit a video (up to three minutes in length) detailing the nominee’s experiences to date and aspirations for the future of travel and tourism. Movie clips shot on smart phones or tablets are acceptable.


Please email the entry, clearly labelled ‘PATA Face of the Future 2018 Nomination’, to Parita Niemwongse by March 9, 2018.
The results will be notified to all entrants by March 16, 2018Public announcement will be made by March 20, 2018.


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