South Asian Travel Awards

South Asian Travel Awards Retreat kicks off in Amari Galle with Opportunity & Conversation Evening

South Asian Travel Awards Retreat kicks off in Amari Galle with Opportunity & Conversation Evening
The South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) recognized as the most prestigious regional travel industry award has kicked off its 4th Edition in the beautiful property Amari Galle, in Galle City, Sri Lanka.

With over 500 nominations from 6 destinations, SATA becomes the leading Travel Industry Award by having endorsed by over 18 industry organizations and tourism boards.  In 2018, UNDP was appointed as a supporting partner of the brand, while major tourism publications are media partners of SATA. 

This year’s edition is special, as it continues as a retreat and the 1st Day of the event carried with opportunities to network and industry experts having conversation sessions discussing about promoting South Asia as a region and attending together for issues which arises within the tourism industry.

4th Annual South Asian Travel Awards, has been scheduled to take place from 19th - 20th September in Sri Lanka.

SATA 2019 is endorsed by the following partners,

Platinum Partner: Velana International Airport

Official Host: Amari Galle 

Gold Partner: The Hawks

Insurance Partner: Dhivehi Insurance  Company

Silver Partners: 
1. The Life.Ik
2. UAG Marketing
3. Sole Asia.
4. One Maldives

Digital Media Partner: Ad Solutions Digital Communications

Printing Partner: Aura Solutions 

Photography & Videography: Brand N

Associate Partners:
 1. Navavi
 2. Ramzi & Co
 3. Celcius

Beverage Partner: Mendis & Co

Travel Partner: Mamnuz Travel

Transportation Partner: Youcab

Endorsement Partners:
1. Association of Professionals in Tourism (APT)
2. Association of Travel Agents (ATA)
3. Association of Tourism Trade organizations (ATTOI)
4. Confederation of Accredited Tour Operators (CATO)
5. Hotel and Restaurant Association of Bhutan (HRAB)
6. Kerala Hotel General Managers Club (KGHMC)
7. National Boating Association of Maldives (NBAM)
8. Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO)
9. Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation (MMPRC)
10. Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour operators (SLAITO)
11. The Hotels Association of Sri Lanka (THASL)
12. Nepal Tourism Board (NTB)
13. Bangladesh International Hotel Association (BIHA)
14. Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL)
16. The Indian Association of Tour Operators (ATO)

Hospitality Partners:
1. Maldives:
Mookai Hotel Male'

2. Sri Lanka:
Ramada Colombo

3. India:
Tha Chancery Pavillion, Bangalore

4. Nepal: 
Maya Manor Hotel, Kathmadu

5. Bhutan:
Zhiwa Ling Heritage

6. Bangladesh: 
Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden, Dhaka

Medi Partners:
1. Asian Geographic
2. Asian Traveller
3. Tourism Mail
4. Asian Divers
5. Travel World online 
6. Maldives Insider
7. Maldives Business Review
8. The islandchief
9. Floating Asia
10. One Online
11. Yambhu Times
12. Kiss FM
13. The Week
14. Hospitality Insider