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HITEC Houston Tuesday General Session Announced: "Technology and the Power of the C-Suite"

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP) added a new general session - "Technology and the Power of the C-Suite" - to the HITEC Houston education program. The session features C-level hospitality executives from brands, ownership groups and technology companies who will debate the future of emerging technology trends, funding for IT development and the nature of competition in a digital marketplace.

PATA reports Another record year for foreign arrivals into Asia Pacific in 2017

With a cumulative count of 636 million foreign arrivals into the region in 2017, Asia Pacific sets a new record - according to a report released today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).Covering 47 destinations across the region with eight in the Americas, 15 in the Pacific and 24 across Asia, the PATA Annual Tourism Monitor 2018 Early Edition reviews foreign arrivals over the past five years in an effort to quantify the changing trends and patterns of international travel across the Asia Pacific region.

PATA elects new executive board

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the election of Dr. Chris Bottrill, Director, International and Dean of the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts at Capilano University in North Vancouver, Canada as Chairman of the Association's Executive Board.