2017   MACAO

PATA Travel Mart opened in Macao (Sept. 14), amid a ceremony presided by Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture of the Macao SAR Government, Alexis Tam, who is also the Chairman of the Host Committee for PATA Travel Mart 2017. Organized by Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and hosted by Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), PATA Travel Mart is Asia Pacific’s premier travel trade show.

The 40th edition of PATA Travel Mart attracted to Macao more than 1,130 delegates, from 66 destinations, including 460 sellers and close to 300 buyers, with buyers marking a 13 per cent increase, compared to the previous edition.

MGTO, along with the Tourism Administration of Guangdong Province and the Hong Kong Tourism Board, are promoting together multi-destination tourism in the three neighbor regions at the travel show.