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PATA Grand Awards 2015 Winners List

Winners PATA Grand Awards

The Pacific Asia Travel Association recently announced the PATA Grand and Gold Awards 2015 Winners where this event has been proudly supported and sponsored by the Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) for the last 20 years. 

The awards ceremony and luncheon will also take place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, in conjunction with the PATA Travel Mart 2015. 

A record of  269 entries from 83 travel and tourism organizations and individuals was received for 2015, the highest number since 2007.

In total, 29 PATA Grand and Gold Awards will be given out this year too. Below are the winners;

PATA Grand Awards

Follow Me to Hong Kong
Hong Kong Tourism Board, Hong Kong SAR

The Success of Self-reliance
Jetwing Hotels Ltd, Sri Lanka

Heritage – Culture
Siam Niramit Journey to the Enchanted Kingdom of Siam
Ratchada Niramit Co., Ltd, Thailand

Education and Training
Tourism Academy at Community College Langkawi, Malaysia
Taylor’s University, Malaysia

PATA Gold Awards 2015

Marketing – Primary Government Destination
My Time for Hong Kong
Hong Kong Tourism Board, Hong Kong SAR

Marketing – Secondary Government Destination
Vivid Sydney
Destination NSW, Australia

Marketing – Carrier
With Vietjet, Saigon is closer
Vietjet Air, Vietnam

Marketing – Hospitality
RWS Moments Campaign
Resorts World at Sentosa, Singapore

Marketing – Industry
Disney Paint the Night
Hong Kong International Theme Park Limited, Hong Kong SAR

Marketing – Adventure Travel
Grab Your Dream
Cox and Kings Limited, India

Environment – Ecotourism Project
Proactive Roles of Wendekreisen Travel Ltd.
Wendekreisen, New Zealand

Environment – Corporate Environment Programme
PLANET 21: Reinventing Hotels, Sustainably
Accor Asia-Pacific, Singapore

Environmental Education Programme
Be G.R.E.E.N. Beyond El Nido Resorts
Ten Knots Development Corporation/El Nido Resorts, Philippines

Corporate Social Responsibility
A Journey of Sustainability
Banyan Tree Marketing Group, Singapore

Heritage – Culture – Heritage
Muziris Heritage Project
Kerala Tourism, India

Heritage – Culture – Culture
The Ultimate Travelling Camp, India

Education and Training
Thomas Cook Travel Quest
Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India

Marketing Media – Travel Advertisement Broadcast Media
Taste Taiwan
Taiwan Tourism Bureau, USA

Marketing Media – Travel Advertisement Print Media
Korea Tourism Photo Contest Awards Winners 2014
Korea Tourism Organization, Korea ROK

Marketing Media – Consumer Travel Brochure
The Ultimate Travelling Camp, India

Marketing Media – E-Newsletter
The Front Desk
Jetwing Hotels Ltd, Sri Lanka

Marketing Media – Travel Poster
Visit Malaysia Year – Sarawak
Tourism Malaysia, Malaysia

Marketing Media – Public Relations Campaign
PNG Pop Up Village
Tourism Papua New Guinea, USA

Marketing Media – Social Media
I Hate Thailand
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Thailand

Marketing Media – Mobile Travel Application
My Hong Kong Guide
Hong Kong Tourism Board, Hong Kong SAR

Marketing – Promotional Travel Video
Discover Thainess
Tourism Authority of Thailand, Thailand

Marketing Media – Web Site
DiscoverHongKong.com Brand Rejuvenation
Hong Kong Tourism Board, Hong Kong SAR

Travel Journalism – Destination Article
Transcendence, Travel +Leisure Southeast Asia, July 2014
written by Holly McDonald, photographed by Lauryn Ishak
Travel+Leisure Southeast Asia, Thailand

Travel Journalism – Business Article
Rock Star Economy, Travel Digest, June 2014
written by Lorraine Thomson
Travel Digest, New Zealand

Travel Journalism – Travel Photograph
Mount Bromo, East Java Indonesia
By Yaman Ibrahim, Colours Garuda Indonesia Inflight Magazine, August 2014
Agency Fish, Indonesia

Travel Journalism – Travel Guidebook
Best of the Best: Philippines Coffee Table Book
Eastgate Publishing Corp., Philippines


For more information, you can visit the PATA website - https://www.pata.org/ where all the information is available.

If you would like to know who won last year, you can also see the PATA Grand and Gold Award 2014 Winners.

Once again, a big congratulations to all the winners, especially to Taylor's University and Sarawak Tourism Board for bringing the PATA Grand and Gold Awards 2015 Winners. 

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