Committed to 5Ps of sustainability

Peter Semone, Chair, PATA, thanked the Ministry of Touri sm (MOT), Government of India, for hosting the PATA Travel Mart 2023. “PTM offers unparalleled networking and contracting opportunities, connecting buyers and sellers from around the world to the Asia Pacific region. PATA is delighted to be back in India. The MOT has been one of our most valuable members and active partner for more than 60 years, having been a member of PATA since 1958. We are also proud to recognise the longstanding pres ence and support of the PATA IndiaChapter”, he said, while address ing the press conference at the PATA Travel Mart (PTM) 2023 in New Delhi.

Calling sustainability an importan aspect and lauding the MOT’s Travel for LIFE initiative, he said, “As an overarching set of guiding principle, PATA commits to the 5Ps of sustainable tourism development across the Pacific Asia Region comprising People Planet, Prosperity, Partnership and Peace.”
Sharing some figures, he revealed, “PTM 2023 has welcomed a total of 159 sellers from 92 organisations and 15 destinations. On the buyer side, we are pleased to an nounce that we have a total of 196 buyers from 191 organisations from 38 source markets.