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Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations
Blazing the trail for tourism in ASEAN

The Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations (FATA) is the umbrella body for national travel associations within the ASEAN region. The combined number of travel agents under FATA members exceeds 7,700 serving a population of over 622 million people in ASEAN.

FATA serves as a platform for members to discuss industry issues, address challenges and monitor trends and engage with other organisations at the regional level to achieve the desired objectives. It provides a sense of ASEAN Community for individual travel agents operating in the region.


 

Representation

Gathering the voices of national travel associations in ASEAN and amplifying the needs of the travel and tourism industries in the region.

Raising Standards

Working in solidarity as a regional organisation to create greater impetus in raising industry standards and containing emerging threats.

Affirmative Action

Developing opportunities, forging strong global partnerships and implementing strategic initiatives to grow and develop regional tourism.

Objectives

Unity

Uniting Members in common purpose, working in a close bond of cooperation, fellowship and assistance in furthering and protecting the interests of the Members

Relationship

Foster and maintain the best of relations among the ASEAN countries and their peoples and with other related organisations and associations within and outside ASEAN

Highest Standards

Strive towards the attainment of the highest standards of service and facilities for travelers and tourists

Ethics

Uphold the dignity and the ethics of the tour and travel business and to strive towards professionalism

Development

Encourage, support and contribute to develop tourism into and within the ASEAN region

Committee Members Term 2018-2019

President, Mingkwan Metmowlee (ATTA, Thailand)

Deputy President, Chhay Sivlin (CATA, Cambodia)

Secretary General, Pauline Suharno (ASTINDO, Indonesia)

Honorary Treasurer, Cesar R. Cruz (PHILTOA, Philippines)

Honorary Auditor, Tan Kok Liang (MATTA, Malaysia)

Honorary Auditor, Haji Sabli Arsad (ATAB, Brunei)

Committee Member, Marlene D. Jante (PTAA, Philippines)

Committee Member, Thet Lwin Toh @ Jackie (UMTA, Myanmar)

Committee Member, Wachira Wichaiwatana (TTAA, Thailand)

Executive Director

Hamzah Rahmat (Malaysia)

Honorary Members

Dr. Aung Myat Kyaw (Myanmar)

Elly Hutabarat (Indonesia)

Tunku Iskandar (Malaysia)


About Us

The Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations (FATA) is the umbrella body for national travel associations within the ASEAN region. The combined number of travel agents under FATA members exceeds 7,700 serving a population of over 622 million people in ASEAN.

FATA serves as a platform for members to discuss industry issues, address challenges and monitor trends and engage with other organisations at the regional level to achieve the desired objectives. It provides a sense of ASEAN Community for individual travel agents operating in the region.