Taylor's University Wins PATA Asia-Pacific Tourism Award for Education & Training
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the winners of the 2015 PATA Grand and Gold Awards, an initiative that recognises the achievements of organisations and individuals in the tourism industry. The PATA Grand Awards are presented to outstanding entries in just four principal categories : Marketing; Education and Training; Environment; and Heritage & Culture. Taylor’s University will receive the prestigious 2015 PATA Grand Award for Education and Training for its ‘Tourism Academy at Community College Langkawi, Malaysia’ project, an initiative that aims to make Langkawi among the Top 10 tourism island destinations with qualified manpower in the service sectors. Other Grand Award winners included the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) in the Marketing category for their ‘Follow Me to Hong Kong’ campaign. The awards presentation will take place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (India) on September 8th, during the PATA Travel Mart 2015. For more information about the PATA Grand and Gold Awards click PATA's official website.