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Kuoni Destination Management wins PATA Gold Award 2012

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Kuoni Destination Management

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has announced the winners of the 2012 PATA Gold Awards. Kuoni Destination Management India has won a PATA Gold Award 2012 in the category of Marketing Media for its e-newsletter, ‘Art of travel’.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Awards are presented to travel industry organisations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to successfully develop and promote travel and tourism in Asia Pacific. This year the awards attracted 180 entries from 79 organisations and individuals worldwide.

The judges were most impressed with the quality of content and design of Kuoni Destination Management’s e-newsletter ‘Art of Travel’. This is the 2nd PATA Gold Award for the company after having been the winner in the category Education and Training for their child protection initiative in 2010.

The awards will be presented during the PATA Annual Conference on 21 April, 2012 at the Royale Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

'I am delighted that Kuoni’s marketing initiative is being acknowledged by an Asia Pacific platform with the PATA Gold Awards 2012. The design and the content of our e-newsletter ‘Art of Travel’ play an integral part of its success, especially with the focus on the corporate values, reliability, authenticity and passion. This accomplishment is due to the team who puts it together,” says Dipak Deva, CEO Destination Management, India & South Asia.


The Kuoni Group is one of the world’s leading globally-active leisure travel organisations, with an average worldwide workforce of more than 12 000 employees. Kuoni’s activities are focused on its core leisure travel and destination management businesses. The head office of Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd. is in Zurich, Switzerland, where Alfred Kuoni founded the company back in 1906.
The Kuoni Group has steadily and systematically developed its position in the world travel market over the years, and has branch operations today in more than 50 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and North America.

In the premium and specialist segment, Kuoni is a leading provider. Kuoni aims to be not only the leading but also the most successful and most internationally-established tourist travel company in this business segment.

The Kuoni Group was named 'World’s Leading Tour Operator” at the annual World Travel Awards for eleven years in a row.