PATA and FeedsFloor sign organisational partnership
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new organisational partnership with FeedsFloor, a digital platform that enables clients to create and manage various event-related mobile and/or web applications as well as related support and hosting services.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the travel and tourism industry to adapt, adjust and innovate in the so-called ‘new normal’. As a membership association, our primary activity is to assist our members in expanding their networks, establish new relationships and consolidate existing business partnerships. While physical events will always remain an important activity for the Association, the partnership with FeedsFloor will assist us in providing a virtual platform for our members and industry colleagues to learn, network, and trade as we deal with the current situation,” said PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy. “With the assistance of FeedsFloor, we are in the early stages of planning an exciting new event with the aim to unify the travel trade community through the infinite possibilities of the digital experience, and I look forward to working with them in this endeavour.”
FeedsFloor, headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark is a technology firm that has developed a digital showroom platform and provides white label partnership solutions for exhibitions, trade organizations and business communities across industries all over the world. The vision of FeedsFloor is to enable TRADE and make the world of B2B more simple, digital and connected. At FeedsFloor, visitors can discover digital showrooms and exhibitions and their exhibiting companies locally and internationally. Visitors and exhibitors can communicate and connect using text, audio and video chat during LIVE showrooms.
FeedsFloor’s CCO Mohamed El-Masri announced, ”We are very pleased to establish a partnership with the voice of the Asia Pacific travel industry; PATA and to assist as a digital enabler in bringing the travel community closer together, empowering its members to reach beyond borders and connect to potential partners and clients digitally. We believe that PATA’s industry leadership coupled with FeedsFloor’s digital solutions will accelerate the travel trade to a new level. We look forward to an exciting and innovative journey together, with a common goal to deliver significant added-value to the Asia Pacific travel industry”.
Founded in 1951, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a not-for-profit membership association that acts as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research and innovative events to its more than 800 member organisations, including 95 government, state and city tourism bodies, 20 international airlines and airports, 102 hospitality organisations and 70 educational institutions, as well as thousands of young tourism professional (YTP) members across the world. The PATA network also embraces the grassroots activism the PATA Chapters and Student Chapters, who organise numerous travel industry training programmes and business development events across the world. Thousands of travel professionals belong to the 35 local PATA Chapters worldwide, while hundreds of students are members of the 22 PATA Student Chapters globally. The PATAmPOWER platform delivers unrivalled data, forecasts and insights to members’ desktops and mobile devices anywhere in the world. PATA’s Head Office has been in Bangkok since 1998. The Association also has official offices or representation in Beijing and London. PATA’s Annual Theme for the 2020 calendar year is ‘Partnerships for Tomorrow’. Visit www.PATA.org.
FeedsFloor ApS is a technology company founded in 2016 in Copenhagen in Denmark and offers digital showroom platform solutions. FeedsFloor is a born global company and has since day one focused on making trade locally and across borders simpler and digital. One of FeedsFloor’s strengths is its adherence to simplicity for the user. Digital platforms need to be simple to use, so companies can focus on what actually matters, namely TRADE. FeedsFloor’s digital solutions are offered as an aggregated platform solution or as a white label solution, where we adjust the platform to each partner’s needs and brand. Current FeedsFloor partners span the whole world, ranging from some of the largest chambers in Africa and South America to cities in Europe, to exhibitions in the Middle East and Asia. Exhibiting companies range from small one-person businesses to multi-million dollar companies. Visit www.feedsfloor.com.