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PATA Grand and Gold Award Winners 2014

PATA Grand and Gold Award Winners 2014
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 PATA Grand and Gold Awards. Proudly supported and sponsored by the Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) for the last 19 years, this year's awards recognize the achievements of 20 separate organisations and individuals.

PATA will present 28 Grand and Gold Awards to such organisations as Capilano University, Canada; Garuda Indonesia; Khiri Travel; Korea Tourism Organization; and Travel +Leisure magazine. The awards luncheon and presentation will take place at Diamond Island City Hall, on Friday, September 19, 2014 during the PATA Travel Mart, September 17-19 and PATA Executive Board and Board Meeting, September 19 - 21, 2014

The PATA Grand Awards are presented to outstanding entries in four principal categories: Marketing; Education and Training; Environment; and Heritage and Culture. Open to both PATA and non-PATA members, this year's Awards attracted a total of 181 entries from 66 travel and tourism organisations.

Grand and Gold winners for the PATA Awards 2014
The Grand and Gold winners for the PATA Awards 2014
PATA Grand Awards 2014

Education and Training
Vietnam Ethnic Hill Tribe Community Tourism Partnership
Capilano University, Canada

Man and Nature in Perfect Harmony
Jetwing Vil Uyana, Sri Lanka

Heritage and Culture
Banteay Chhmar Tented Camp
Khiri Travel

100% Middle-earth, 100% Pure New Zealand
Tourism New Zealand

PATA Gold Award 2014 

Marketing – Primary Government Destination
Hold My Hand in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Tourism Board

Marketing - Secondary Government Destination
Open Up to More – Melbourne
Tourism Victoria, Australia

Marketing - Carrier
Immigration on Board
Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia

Marketing – Hospitality
Rosewood A Sense of Place
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Hong Kong SAR

Marketing – Industry
Making Holidays a Priority for Indians
Kuoni Travel (India), India

Environment - Ecotourism Project
Elpitiya Plantations Excursions
Aitken Spence Travels, Sri Lanka

Environment - Corporate Environmental Programme
Accor Asia-Pacific

Environment - Environmental Education Programme
My Land, My Water, My Home
Palau Visitors Authority

Corporate Social Responsibility  
Kumarakom Responsible Tourism
Kerala Tourism, India

Garuda Indonesia Experience
Garuda Indonesia, Indonesia

Wonder Full Water and Light Show at Marina Bay Sands
Laservision Mega Media Ltd, Singapore

Education and Training
Building Futures
Accor New Zealand

Marketing Media - Consumer Travel Brochure
Shop Guam Festival Travel and Shopping
Guam Visitor Bureau, Guam

Marketing Media - Travel Advertisement Broadcast Media 
Kuoni Travel (India), Making Holidays a Priority for Indians

Marketing Media – Travel Advertising Print Media 
Living Canvas
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Hong Kong SAR

Marketing Media – Travel Poster
Korean Royal Court Cuisine and Bibimbap
Korea Tourism Organization, Korea SAR

Marketing Media – Promotional Travel Video
Malaysia Truly Asia – The Essence of Asia
Tourism Malaysia, M&C SAATCHI (M) SDN BHD

Marketing Media – Public Relations Campaign
Hong Kong Tourism Board
2013 Visa go Hong Kong Super Shopper

Marketing Media – Social Media
Thailand Only
Tourism Authority of Thailand

Marketing Media – Web Site
New Website Creation
Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, Hong Kong SAR

Marketing Media – E-Newsletter  
Kerala Tourism, India

Travel Journalism – Destination Article
Hong Kong Now
Written by Peter Jon Lindberg and photographed by Adam Friedberg
Travel & Leisure Magazine, October 2013, USA
Travel Journalism – Industry Business Article
Team On Board
Written by Ms Raini Hamdi
TTGMice, November 2013, Singapore 

Travel Journalism – Travel Photograph
Footprints on the Beach
Tourism Authority of Thailand

Travel Journalism – Travel Guidebook
Colours of the Sky
Tourism Authority of Thailand

The listing above is taken from the official PATA Website announcing the PATA Grand and Gold Award Winners 2014. 

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