and Objectives of the Pacific Asia Travel Association
To encourage and
assist in the development of the travel industries throughout the Pacific
- Providing an instrument
for close collaboration among the various territories, countries and
commercial companies concerned.
- Augmenting and assisting
local promotional and development efforts of the members and sources
of capital for tourist accommodation and recreational projects.
- Providing a liaison between
travel and transportation industries and all members.
- Carrying out advertising,
promotional and publicity measures calculated to focus the attention
of the traveling public upon the Pacific as one of the world's outstanding
- Encouraging the promotion
of adequate passenger transportation services and facilities to and
within the Pacific area.
- Carrying out statistical
and research work relating to travel trends and tourism development
for the benefit of its members.
- Negotiating with governments,
whether directly or through the appropriate bodies, for an easing of
monetary regulations and travel formalities tending to be barriers to
and Objectives of the PATA Southern California Chapter
- To provide a forum which
will enable the individual chapter members to conduct their various
assigned responsibilities for selling travel and providing services
to visitors to the Pacific in a more effective manner.
- To bring together representatives
of PATA members at regular intervals to develop a closer working relationship
and a better understanding of travel matters as such relate to the Pacific
- To obtain uniformity and
combined action by members in pursuing national and local policies within
the framework of PATA.
- To implement specific PATA
objectives and projects.
- To pass to appropriate
government and official organizations such matters approved by PATA,
and to obtain thereon as and when required.
- To process generally and
to obtain opinions of members of the Chapter on any PATA requirement