MATATO Makes Final Preparations for PATA Human Capacity Building Program 'Art of Storytelling'
Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators, along with Pacific Asia Travel Association is hosting the first ever PATA Academy Program in Maldives.
The human capacity building program titled 'Exploring the Art of Storytelling' will be held at Bandos Island Resort on 12th and 13th July 2017. The two-day training camp targets marketing and brand executives, with workshops on creating stories to enhance brand identities. The program will also explore innovative ideas and opportunities that connects brands with people.
PATA academy's training is delivered through innovative adult education learning techniques. The program will feature instructor presentations, site visits, group exercises and group discussions. The facilitators are highly experienced professionals who offer expertise from a wide range of business sectors, selected from PATA's extensive and established network in the industry.
The training program will be attended by world renowned brand experts and award-winning story tellers. The confirmed speakers for the event are; Kyle Sandiland, a Canadian award-winning Director and Cinematographer; Matt Gibson, the President of Professional Travel Bloggers Association; Trevor Weltman, the Head of Growth at Triip.me; Dung Mos Dang, the Founder of Scott Experience; and Dr. Mario Hardy, the CEO of PATA.
'Exploring the Art of Storytelling' is the first PATA Human Capacity Building Program being held away from the association's home-base Thailand. The program's first event held at PATA's Engagement Hub in Bangkok in December 2016 was a success; delivering an intensive and interactive training program, incorporating a series of classroom interactions conducted by leading travel industry experts, and providing practical activities, group assignments and networking opportunities.
The training camp offers a limited number of 30 seats, therefore registration will be confirmed on a first-come first-serve basis. The participation fee will cost USD 399, and 30 percent discount will be given to students, with a 10 percent discount for MATATO members.