Dec 2017

PATA Grand and Gold Awards winners 2017

Rate this item
(0 votes)

TravelBizNews Online --

Bangkok : Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the winners of the 2017 PATA Grand and Gold Awards .

These awards, supported and sponsored since 1995 by the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), recognise the achievements of 28 separate organisations and individuals.The awards ceremony will take place in Macao SAR on  September 15 during PATA Travel Mart 2017.

The PATA Grand Awards are presented to outstanding entries in four principal categories: Marketing; Education and Training; Environment, and Heritage and Culture.

Hotel ICON, Hong Kong SAR will receive the 2017 PATA Grand Award for Education and Training for its ‘Being Brilliant Together’.

The Environmental award will be presented to Accor Hotels Asia Pacific for its ‘Drive the Change towards Positive Hospitality."

The Heritage and Culture Award will be awarded to Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi.

The Marketing Award will be presented to the Korea Tourism Organization for its ‘Korea Visits You’.


1. PATA Gold Award 2017

Marketing - Primary Government Destination

Best of All, It’s in Hong Kong New Brand Campaign

Hong Kong Tourism Board

2. Marketing - Secondary Government Destination

Just Another Day in WA

Tourism Western Australia

3. Marketing - Carrier

Air China

4. Marketing - Hospitality

Hunan TV’s Reality Show up Idol II at Melco Resorts

Macao Government Tourism Office - Melco Resorts & Entertainment

5. Marketing - Industry

Eastern Sunrise Spectacular Show, Rizhao, Shandong Province, China

ECA2, France

6. Marketing - Young Travellers

USS Halloween Horror Nights 6

Resorts World at Sentosa, Singapore

7.Environment - Ecotourism Project

 Elephant Hills Luxury Tented Camps, Thailand

8. Environment - Corporate Environmental Programme

 Sands ECO360 Global Sustainability Program

  Macao Government Tourism Office - Sands China Ltd

9. Environment - Environment Education Programme

Jingzaijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields

Tourism Bureau, Chinese Taipei

10. CSR

Village to the World

Tourism Authority of Thailand

11. Heritage and Culture - Heritage

Langkawi UNESCO Global Geopark

Langkawi Development Authority (LADA), Malaysia

12.Heritage and Culture - Culture

Muay Thai Live Bangkok

Thai Show 2013 Co.,Ltd

13. Education and Training

Educating, transferring skills and knowledge, creating awareness and training on sustainability

The Frangipani Langkawi Resort and Spa, Malaysia

14.Marketing Media - Travel Advertisement Broadcast Media

The Parisian Macao Grand Opening

Macao Government Tourism Office - Sands China Ltd

15. Marketing Media - Travel Advertisement Print Media

Go Beyond

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India

16. Marketing Media - Consumer Travel Brochure

Film Tourism Brochure

Kerala Tourism

17. Marketing Media - Promotional E-Newsletter

Island Diaries

Jetwing Travels, Sri Lanka

18. Marketing Media - Travel Poster

International Trade 2016 Posters

Tourism Malaysia

19. Marketing Media - Public Relations Campaign

It's more fun in the Philippines

Beautiful Destinations, USA

20. Marketing Media - Social Media

Forever Young

Cox and Kings, India

21. Marketing Media - Mobile Travel Application

2016 Shop Guam e-Festival Mobile Campaign

Guam Visitors Bureau

22. Marketing Media - Promotional Travel Video

Ras Al Khaimah: Beyond A Journey

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, UAE

23. Marketing Media - Web Site

Best of all, it’s in Hong Kong’ Campaign Site Entry

Hong Kong Tourism Board

24. Travel Journalism - Destination Article

Christine Retschlag

Go Slow in the Solomons, Australia

25. Travel Journalism - Business Article

Sri Lanka - Enlightened Serendipity

Travel Weekly, December 12, 2016

Northstar Travel Group, USA

26. Travel Journalism - Travel Photograph

Thin Fish Drying, Indonesia by Chue Ardi

Colours Garuda In-flight magazine, September 2016

Agency Fish, Indonesia

27. Travel Journalism - Travel Guidebook

Blue Paradise Thailand

Tourism Authority of Thailand

July 27 , 2017


Last modified on Thursday, 03 August 2017 00:07

Travel Trade Fairs 2017

CMT, Stuttgart, Germany, January 14 -22

Vakantiebeurs,Utrecht Netherland,Jan.10-15

ASEAN Tourism Forum Singapore,Jan.16-20

TTF Bengaluru 2017, India, January 13-15

FITUR, Madrid , Spain, January  18-22

Adventure Travel Show,London,Jan. 21 - 22

IMTM 2017, Tel- Aviv , February 7-8

AIME Melbourne, Australia February 12-22

SATTE, New Delhi, India February 15 – 17

BLTM, Mumbai , India ,February 21-23

OTM Mumbai 2017, India February 21-23

GITF, Guangzhou China February 23- 25

ILTM Japan ,Tokyo, Japan 27 Feb -1 Mar

ITB, Berlin, Germany March 8-12

MITT, Moscow, Russia Mar 14 – 16

NATAS 2017, Singapore March 2017

VITM, Hanoi, Vietnam April 12-15

ATM Dubai, 2017 April 24-27

KOTFA 2017, Seoul , ROK  June 1-4

ITE , Hong Kong , June 15-18

Paris Airshow Paris, France June 19-25

BITE, Beijing, China , June 23-25

ITE HCMC,Ho Chi Minh city ,Sept . 7-9

PATA Travel Mart, Macau September 13-15

JATA Tourism Expo, Tokyo,Sept. 21-24

IFTM , Paris , France Sept. 26 – 29

ITB Asia , Singapore October 25 - 27

WTM London , November 6-8

CITM , Kunming , China November 2017                

 Window of Nepal Tourism News

Connecting you with the world of Travel & Tourism builds your business network

Global Tourism News

Stay updated with news and views

Window of World Tourism News

Email us your latest news releases concerning travel and tourism  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Editor / Publisher - Ramesh Tiwari 

Sukedhara , Kathmandu , Nepal


DOI Regd.No.379/073-74

Submit news stories:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sales enquiries:        This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Proud to be associated with