Suresh Singh Budal, Face of the Future 2020. / PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF TRAVELDAILYMEDIA.COM
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) calls for nominations for the PATA Face of the Future 2021, a special award and prize given to an exceptional “rising star” in travel and tourism who has exhibited initiative and leadership in the advancement of tourism, as well as demonstrated commitment to the sustainable development of the Asia Pacific travel industry in line with PATA’s mission.
Founded in 1951, the PATA is a not-for-profit membership group that acts as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region.
Qualified for nominations are young people, 18 to 35 years old as of 15 February 2021, who are working for a Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) member organization in good-standing or are undertaking post-graduate travel and tourism studies at a PATA member educational institution.
The PATA Face of the Future 2021 will be accorded the following privileges: recognition as the PATA Face of the Future 2021 including the use of a corresponding brand identity logo; speaking opportunity at the PATA Annual Summit 2021; speaking opportunity at the PATA Youth Symposium during the PATA Annual Summit 2021 to share his or her story, passion and journey to success; opportunities to speak at other PATA events or partner events on behalf of PATA; global media exposure via PATA’s far-reaching communication channels; quarterly one-hour mentorship sessions with PATA CEO; building of profile as a mentor for the PATA Youth Mentorship Program to develop young tourism professional students in the region; and one blog post on PATA Blog about one’s passion and journey to success.
Criteria for the selection are the following: Candidates should have exhibited initiative and leadership in the implementation of local, regional and/or international tourism initiatives (including research projects); and demonstrated commitment to the sustainable development of the Asia Pacific travel industry in a spirit compatible with PATA’s mission.
To join, the candidate or a third-party person may submit the nomination. No entry form is required. Simply submit a nomination letter, along with the nominee’s latest resume, contact details and bio write-up with photo (JPG format, 300 dpi resolution, maximum 500KB total file size), in soft copy only (DOC or PDF file; maximum three pages).
Submit a video (up to three minutes in length) of the nominee speaking, detailing the nominee’s experiences to date and aspirations for the future of travel and tourism. Movie clips shot on smart phones or tablets are acceptable.
Email the entry, clearly labeled ‘PATA Face of the Future 2021 Nomination,’ to Aletheia Tan at [email protected] by 15 February 2021.
The results will be notified to all entrants by 1 March 2021. Public announcement will be made on 4 March 2021.
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