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  • South Asian Travel Awards 2016 (SATA) opens for Nominations
    30th June 2016
    South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) opens up for nomination.

    30th June : A special ceremony held by the organizers of SATA at Sri Lanka Tourism Board have opened up to nominate entities to the upcoming South Asian Travel Awards scheduled to take place during October in Colombo.

    SATA is the first regional tourism award endorsed by multi national associations.

    Regional Associations endorsed SATA includes :

    Sri Lanka
    Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Sri Lanka (FCCISL)
    Colombo Chamber of Commerce (CCC)

    Maldives :
    Association of Travel Agents (ATA)
    Liveaboard Association Maldives (LAM)

    India :
    Confederation of Accredited Tour Operators (CATO)

    Open from nominations from :
    30th June onwards

    Deadline : 30th July 2016

    Focal point for Maldives Participants:

    Association of Travel Agents (ATA)

    India :
    Confederation of Accredited Tour Operators (CATO)

    Sri Lanka :
    Colombo Chamber of Commerce (CCC)

    SATA consists of  39 Categories, in 10 segments.

    Aviation and Transport
    Guest Houses and Tourist Inns
    Resorts and Hotels
    Liveaboards and House Boats
    Travel Technology and CSR
    Tour Operators, Travel and Handling Agents
    Platinum Award : Personality

    At the opening press conference Dr.Amila Kankanamge (Presient) of Colombo Chamber of Commerce mentioned that it's a great beginning of regional collaboration in celebrating the tourism sector and that he assures that it will be a new beginning of recognizing the best services.

    Mr.Mirsad SG of ATA Maldives mentioned that, they are honored to be part of SATA and will be handling all nomination and participation procedures from Maldives side.

    SATA india Chapter Vice President , Mr.Suraj Khan mentioned that this event will be held in different destination and this will be a celebration of hospitality together.

    Highrise who have done events in Kerala, Bangalore, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo and Dubai will be organizing and managing the South Asian Travel Awards (SATA).

    Issey founder of leading event management company "Highrise" ensures that this will be a unique event as SATA have the affiliations and support from regional associations


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