28th June 2018
SATA Concludes evaluations of Nominees in Sri Lanka and Heads to Bangalore. Nominees from Sri Lanka include The Kingsbury, Cinnamon, Heritance, Uga Escapes, Royal Palms, Jetwing, Movenpick, Sun Aqua, Centara, RIU, Saman Villas, Ishq Villa, Ramada, Anantaya, Grand Hotel, Grand Kandyan, Find MyFare, Nivadu Deals, Casons, Lanka Sawari and BMICH. In Bangalore, the panel will be evaluating South Indian Nominees. Evaluations will be conducted at the Chancery Pavilion. Following this On 2nd July, The Panel will be traveling to New Delhi for North Indian Nominees. Furthermore, the panel is also scheduled to travel to Kathmandu and Paro to conduct evaluations at the respected destinations. As SATA has nominees from 5 countries which are Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and India evaluations will be carried out in Male’ City, Colombo, Bangalore, New Delhi, Kathmandu, and Paro. SATA is the most prestigious award for travel and tourism stakeholders in the South Asia region. The brand is the first of its kind with affiliations from regional associations ensuring the process to be done within a smooth and having a transparent procedure. The Grand Finale of SATA 2018 will be held in the business capital of India “Mumbai”, from 14th - 15th September. The regional recognition brand , SATA is currently endorsed by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry in Sri Lanka (FCCISL), Colombo Chamber of Commerce (CCC), Maldives Marketing & PR Corporation (MMPRC), Maldives Association of Travel Agents & Tour Operators (MATATO), Confederation of Accredited Tour Operators (CATO), India, Association of Travel Agents (ATA) Maldives, Association of Tourism, Trade Organisations India (ATTOI), Association of Professional’s in Tourism (APT, India), Kerala Hotel General Managers Club (KHGMC), Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Liveaboard Association of Maldives (LAM), India Association of Tour Operators (IATO) and Hotel & Restaurant Association of Bhutan (HRAB).