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About APTTF

The Asia Pacific Tourism & Travel Federation is the Asian Tourism Ministry agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.
As the leading international organization in the field of tourism perspectives and initiatives, APTTF promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide. 
APTTF encourages the implementation of the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, to maximize tourism’s socio-economic contribution while minimizing its possible negative impacts, and is committed to promoting tourism as an instrument in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), geared towards reducing poverty and fostering sustainable development worldwide.
APTTF generates market knowledge, promotes competitive and sustainable tourism policies and instruments, fosters tourism education and training, and works to make tourism an effective tool for development through technical assistance projects in over 100 countries around the world. 
APTTF’s membership includes over 6,500 Affiliate Members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities.

Our Objectives

  • To assist in tourism planning through the development of tourism policies and preparation of long-term plans.  

  • To extend support for the development and upgrading of tourism structures and infrastructure.  

  • To appraise and monitor tourism projects.

  • To elaborate and implement standards, norms and guidelines for tourism activities

  • To formulate legislation to regulate the tourism sector.

  • To create awareness on the importance of sustainable tourism development and support enterprises in their drive to be environmentally compliant.

  • To prepare and provide statistical data and information on tourism matters.

  • To make leisure and recreational activities accessible and affordable to the population at large.

Our Vision & Mission

  • Mainstreaming tourism in the global agenda:

    Advocating the value of tourism as a driver of socioeconomic growth and development, its inclusion as a priority in national and international policies and the need to create a level playing field for the sector to develop and prosper. 

  • Improving tourism competitiveness:

    Improving APTTF Members’ competitiveness through knowledge creation and exchange, human resources development and the promotion of excellence in areas such as policy planning, statistics and market trends, sustainable tourism development, marketing and promotion, product development and risk and crisis management. 

  • Promoting sustainable tourism development:

     Supporting sustainable tourism policies and practices which make optimal use of environmental resources, respect the socio-cultural authenticity of host communities and provide socio-economic benefits for all.

  • Advancing tourism’s contribution to poverty reduction and development:

      Maximizing the contribution of tourism to poverty reduction and achieving the SDGs by making tourism work as a tool for development and promoting the inclusion of tourism in the development agenda. 

  • Fostering knowledge, education and capacity building:

      Supporting countries to assess and address their needs in education and training, as well as providing networks for knowledge creation and exchange. 

  • Building partnerships:

      Engaging with the private sector, regional and local tourism organizations, academia and research institutions, civil society and the UN system to build a more sustainable, responsible and competitive tourism sector. 

  • The APTTF Board of Governors

    2018-2023
    Chairman : Mr Nakada Tojimuri (Japan)
    President & CEO: Mr Adeva Sangkuni (Singapore)
    Vice President: Ms Lisa Ang (China)

    Management Council/ Committee

    Mr Ashok Malhotra (India)
    Mr Kenji Yuri (Japan)
    Mr Tan Siew Meng (Malaysia)
    Ms Patharin Meesawat (Thailand)
    Mr Mungard Bonsan (Mongolia)
    Mr Ken Sung Joon (South Korea)

    APTTF General Committee Members

    APTTF Secretary - Mr Brian Fernandez - Sri Lanka
    APTTF Treasurer - Mr Simon Hue - Hong Kong
    APTTF International Relations - Ms Pauline Drake- Australia
    APTFF Public Relations & Communications - Ms Rebecca Maikir - Malaysia
    APTFF Memberships & Partnerships - Ms Teresa Wong – Singapore

Tourism Ministries – Associate Partners

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    Australia

    Tourism and Events Queensland
    L10/30 Makerston St, Brisbane City QLD 4000,
    Tel : +61 7 3535 3535

  • New Zealand

    New Zealand

    New Zealand Promotion Board
    1 George Street, 049145
    Tel: +67 8 5844 234 

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    Malaysia

    Menara Sentral Vista, Level 6-2
    Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad Brickfields
    50450 Kuala Lumpur
    Phone: +60 3-2780 3877

  • Indonesia

    Indonesia

    Indonesia Tourist Promotion Board
    Jl. Kuningan Barat Raya No 2
    Kota Jakarta Selatan,
    12710, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 21 5205455

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    Thailand

     Tourism Authority of Thailand
    New Petchaburi Rd, Khwaeng Makkasan,
    Khet Ratchathewi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400,
    Thailand
    Tel : +662 250 5500

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    Vietnam

    Vietnam Tourism Board
    93 Lò Ðúc, Ph?m Ðình H?,
    Hai Bà Trung, Hà N?i,
    Vietnam
    Phone: +84 24 3825 5552

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    Laos

     Ministry of Information
    Culture and Tourism Lane Xang Avenue,
    Hatsadi Village,Chanthabouly District,
    Vientiane Capital
    Tel/Fax: +856-21-212248

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    Myanmar

    Ministry of Hotels and Tourism
    Office Building No 33
    Nay Pyi Taw
    Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
    Tel: +95 67 406129

  • Singapore

    Singapore

      Singapore Regional Office
    PRUDENTIAL TOWER Level 27
    30 Cecil Street,
    049308 Singapore
    Tel: +65 6200 8098

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    Philippines

    Department of Tourism – NCR
    DOT Bldg., 351 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue 1200,
    MAKATI CITY, Philippines
    Tel.No : (632) 459-5200 to 459-5230

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    Timor Leste

    Tourism Office
    Rua Avenida de Portugal, Farol,
    Dili, Timor-Leste
    Tel: +670 332 1499

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    Brunei

    Brunei Tourism Development Office
    BB3910, Jln Menteri Besar, Bandar Seri Begawan,
    Brunei
    Tel : +673 238 2822

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    Hong Kong

    Hong Kong Tourism Board
    Unit 6C, Level 2, Tai Po Plaza, 1 On Tai Road,
    Tai Po, N.T., Tai Po,
    Hong Kong
    Tel: +852 6986 0988

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    South Korea

    Korea Tourism Organization
    2F5F 40, Cheonggyecheonro, Junggu,
    Seoul, South Korea
    Tel : +82 33-738-3000