The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) have announced the appointment of Mr. Peter A. Semone as Vice President for Development, based at the organization's headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand.
Mr. Semone will be responsible for the Association's membership development and retention programs, working closely with PATA's regional directors and other staff to expand the value and benefits of PATA membership.
"We are delighted to welcome Peter Semone to the team," said Mr. Peter de Jong, President and CEO of PATA. "He is a talented individual who has demonstrated a real commitment to quality in Pacific Asia travel and tourism. Peter's wide range of travel industry experience, combined with his entrepreneurial spirit, make him the ideal person for this key leadership position."
Prior to joining PATA, Mr. Semone served as Managing Director of PT. Bali Triloka Candra, an Indonesia-based destination management company. Mr. Semone holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and an MMH in Tourism Development from Cornell University's School of Hospitality Management.
Mr. Semone's Father, John Semone, was a career member of PATA's Senior Management serving as Director for PATA in Europe based in Monaco until his recent retirement.
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