The PATA UK Chapter is delighted to announce that it has won the 2012 ‘Spirit of PATA’ award. Each year, special awards are presented by PATA to recognise outstanding achievements by PATA Chapters.
PATA UK Chapter Chairman, Chris Lee, presented the chapter’s achievements at the PATA Chapters Colloquium on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand.
PATA UK Chairman Chris Lee commented “I am thrilled that the outstanding achievements of the PATA UK Chapter have been recognised by PATA HQ and I would like to thank every member of PATA UK and our Executive Committee and Board members for their continued support in helping the Chapter to grow and develop and to set the Chapter up for future success in 2013 and beyond”.
The Spirit of PATA award was given to the UK Chapter for best illustrating the aims and objectives of PATA consistently and progressively over a number of years. PATA UK presented an impressive list of achievements in 2012, including creating a new Marketing Plan for the year celebrating 50 years of the UK Chapter, increasing the PATA UK Executive Committee and Board, organising 8 major events for the travel trade in London and the UK regions, increasing the number of travel agents registered on the PATA Academy by 13% to 2,462 and liaising with and assisting PATA HQ. The PATA UK Chapter also increased membership benefits in 2012 including new membership packages, a new PATA UK e-newsletter to all members, increased events in London and the regions and regular columns and messages in the travel trade press.PATA UK has launched its events calendar for 2013 including PATA Summer Parties in London on 17 July, in Glasgow on 21 August plus the popular Taste of PATA event at London Borough Market on 10 September, a PATA Luxury Exchange & Taste of PATA event in Manchester on 11 September as well as Christmas Parties in Bristol on 11 December and in London on 19 December. Visit www.pata.org.uk for more information