THE Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) says preparations for PROFIT in the Pacific 2006 are gaining momentum.
The business-to-business (B2B) applicant screening process is underway and key speakers and panellists are filling the conference programme slots.
PRO€INVEST, a European Union ACP (Africa, Caribbean, Pacific) initiative under the European Commission’s Centre for the Development of Enterprise (CDE), has entrusted PATA to be Lead Organisation for PROFIT in the Pacific 2006. The event will take place November 29-December 1 in Port Vila, Vanuatu.
PROFIT ‘06’s B2B meeting sessions will link travel industry investors from the EU and other parts of the world to Pacific Island tourism entrepreneurs. The B2B sessions also provide governments the opportunity to promote infrastructure projects relevant to tourism development in their nation.
A concurrent conference programme addresses significant regional tourism issues and trends.
Project proposals will be pre-qualified before receiving an invitation to attend PROFIT ‘06. More information: profitpacific.com.
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