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PATA Face of the Future 2023

Recognizing the Future of Pacific Asia Travel and Tourism

To highlight commitment to human capital development, PATA annually presents a special award and prize to an exceptional ‘rising star’ in the industry. All recipients of this prestigious award have exhibited initiative and leadership in the advancement of tourism as well as demonstrating commitment to the sustainable development of the Asia Pacific travel industry in line with PATA’s mission. This award is known as the PATA Face of the Future.

Benefits of Participating:

  • Recognition as the PATA Face of the Future 2023 including the use of a corresponding brand identity logo

  • Full sponsorship for participation at PATA Travel Mart 2023

  • Speaking opportunity at the PATA Youth Symposium during the PATA Travel Mart 2023 to share your story about your passion and journey to success (Can be replaced with Virtual PATA Youth Symposium)

  • Opportunities to speak at other PATA events or partner events on behalf of PATA

  • Global media exposure via PATA’s far-reaching communication channels

  • Build your profile as a mentor for the PATA Youth Mentorship Programme to develop young tourism professional students in the region

    • Speaking and Mentoring opportunities at PATA Youth webinars and other youth events

  • One blog post on PATA Blog about your passion and journey to success 

  • Seat on the PATA Board to represent the youth community of PATA

PATA Face of the Future Key Dates:
Call for Entries: May 15, 2023
Submission Deadline: Jul 15, 2023
Winner Announcement: Early September
Awards Ceremony: PATA Travel Mart 2023

Please email the entry, clearly labelled ‘PATA Face of the Future 2023 Nomination’, to Eunkyu Chun at by 15 Jul 2023.

October 4

PATA Travel Mart 2023

October 5

PATA Youth Symposium @ PATA Travel Mart 2023