Dec 12, 2018

PATA Youth Symposium 2018

Event : PATA Youth Symposium 2018
Date : 12 Septmber 2018
Venue : Mahsuri International Exhibition Center (MIEC), Langkawi

PATA Youth Symposium themed "Inspiring Tourism Leaders of Tomorrow" began on September 12, 2018 at MIEC, where Y.B. The Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture has attended and delivered a speech to 210 students from 9 Malaysian universities and 8 international universities in the symposium.

Hosted by Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and Persatuan Alumni Majlis Perwakilan Pelajar Universiti Teknologi MARA (PIMPIN) in collaboration withPATA Malaysia Chapter and Tourism Malaysia.


  • Dr. Markus Schuckert, Chairman of the PATA Human Capital Development Committee and Assistant Professor at the School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • Ms. Kartini Ariffin, Co-Founder of Dbilique, Malaysia
  • Professor Martin Barth, President and CEO of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne
  • Dr Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan, Executive Dean, Faculty of Hospitality, Food and Leisure Management, Taylor’s University and President, ASEAN Tourism Research Association (ATRA)
  • Ms Rika Jean-François, Commissioner, ITB Corporate Social Responsibility, Competence Centre, Travel & Logistics, ITB Berlin,
  • Mr. Dmitri Cooray, Manager Operations, Jetwing Hotels, Sri Lanka.
  • Mr. Imtiaz Muqbil, Executive Editor of Travel Impact Newswire, Thailand
  • Ms. JC Wong, PATA Young Tourism Professional Ambassador

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