MONTREAL, 29 April 2020:  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on regulators to take urgent action to help civil aviation operate seamlessly and safely between states during the Covid-19 pandemic. To help facilitate the restart of...
LONDON, 24 April 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) calls on G20 tourism ministers to lead a united and coordinated recovery for the travel and tourism sector out of the COVID-19 crisis.
SINGAPORE, 24 April 2020: Over 320,000 jobs in the retail duty-free business across the Asia Pacific region are at risk of being overlooked as governments implement financial rescue measures to cope with the Covid-19 crisis. The Asia...
MADRID, 20 April 2020: The Global Tourism Crisis Committee has united behind the World Tourism Organisation’s rallying cry for governments to “go beyond words” and begin taking decisive action to safeguard the millions of jobs under threat as a result...
BANGKOK, 17 April 20290: Despite pessimism surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic and the financial impact it will have on travel organisations worldwide, the Pacific Asia Travel Association welcomed eight new organisations during April. One of them is the...
LONDON, 16 April 2020: The World Travel & Tourism Council has praised millions of people around the world in the travel and tourism sector for going the extra mile to lend crucial help to combat the global coronavirus pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR, 15 April 2020: Amid border closures, shutdowns and lockdowns, Asia Pacific airlines are striving to maintain critical air connectivity to transport supplies and serve the needs of people who still need to travel urgently, including skilled medical personnel...
BANGKOK, 13 April 2020: The Pacific Asia Travel Association is launching an in-depth survey to gauge the impact of Covid-19 on travel and hospitality organisations in the Asia-Pacific. PATA is asking industry stakeholders to take...
WASHINGTON DC, 9 April 2020: The Global Business Travel Association has moved its annual convention from 25 to 29 July to new dates 7 to 11 November. The association's annual event brings together over 7,000 business travel...
BANGKOK, 3 April 2020: The Covid-19 crisis has handed the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s CEO, Mario Hardy, a six-month extension of his work contract to 31 May 2021. He was due to step down 31 December...