The ASEANTA Board Meeting was held on 6 October 2014 at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Manila, Philippines. It was held back-to-back with ASEAN Tourism Strategic Planning Workshop on 7th October and other ASEAN NTO’s and workgroups meetings.
Mr. Sam Cheah, Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) President, said that the ASEANTA meeting was a “fellowship and meeting up with new faces in the industry; setting a platform for ASEAN tourism fraternity to interact and opening of opportunities….”
ASEANTA Board Members were invited for the first time to attend and participate at the ASEAN Tourism Strategic Planning Workshop with the ASEAN NTOs.
Ms. Aileen Clemente, ASEANTA President, made a 15 minutes presentation of ASEANTA’s past and current initiatives in tourism promotion, its restructuring and revitalization plans and its willingness to work in collaboration with the ASEAN NTOs in the sustainable growth and development of ASEAN Tourism.