PATA–GBTA APAC Travel Summit
Venue: Queen Sirikit National Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand
Organizers: Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)
Date and time
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in partnership with the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) will host the inaugural PATA–GBTA APAC Travel Summit in Bangkok, Thailand on 8-9 December 2022.
The joint event, under the theme “Getting Back to Business Travel, Tourism, and MICE,” will address key themes spanning corporate, leisure, and MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions) and identifying opportunities and trends in the ever-changing, dynamic recovery of the Asia-Pacific region. The main stage sessions will cover topics including blended travel (business travel, tourism, and MICE), travel risk management, recovery with sustainability, and the future of travel (forecasts, human capital, and emerging opportunities).
The event also features four dedicated tradeshow sessions, offering an occasion for travel and tourism organizations to receive the latest industry insights while connecting in person with the region’s business travel community.
- Liz Ortiguera, CEO, PATA
- Suzanne Neufang, CEO, GBTA
- Kishore Mahbubani, Diplomat; Geopolitical Consultant; Former Singapore Representative to the UN; Former President, UN Security Council
- Jeffrey Goh, CEO, Star Alliance