Founded in 1951, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is the recognised authoroty on Pacific Asia travel and tourism. PATA's membership includes nearly 100 government, state and city tourism bodies, 66 airlines and cruise lines -- al in all some 2,000 travel-related companies and organisations worldwide. In addition, 17,000 individuals participate in 80+ PATA Chapters worldwide. PATA's mission: To enhance the growth, value and quality of Pacific Asia travel and tourism for the benefit of the membership of PATA.

The Association's Operational Headquarters is located in Bangkok, Thailand, with Administrative Headquarters in Oakland, California. PATA maintains divisional Offices in Oakland, Sydney, Singapore and Monaco, and the Office of Environment and Culture in Oakland.

Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
Operational Headquarters, Unit B1, Siam Tower, 989 Rama I Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
tel: (+62-2) 6582000, fax: (+62-2) 6582010
e-Mail: patabkk@pata.th.com
Website: www.pata.org