PATA Nepal Chapter concludes 2nd PATA Youth Talent Quest


7th Aug, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew


KATHMANDU, Aug 07: The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Nepal Chapter has concluded the 2nd edition of its PATA Youth Talent Quest (YTQ2018) program with two programs, Public Speaking and Content Writing, among the members of its student chapter.

The PATA Youth Talent Quest aims to uncover young talented tourism professionals and provide a platform through the PATA Nepal Chapter member colleges to compete and showcase their different talents. The program imbibes the participants with the necessary training, involvement, and exposure to PATA Nepal Chapter programs and activities in the best way to help their future endeavors.

The Grand Finale of the 2nd YTQ on Public Speaking Competition was held on Sunday, 5th August 2018 at Nepal Academy of Tourism & Hospitality (NATHM), Ravibhawan, Kathmandu. This year, PATA Nepal Chapter introduced the two key topics or contemporary concerns of Nepali Tourism as the topics for the competition- 1. SWOT Analysis for Marketing NEPAL at the present context. , and 2. Measures to sustain the Human Capitals of Nepal; Steps toward preventing Brain-Drain.

The Public Speaking Competition was judged by panel of experts including Mr. Dipendra Purush Dhakal- Former Secretary of Ministry of Culture Tourism & Civil Aviation, Mr. Sunil Sakya- Chairman of PATA Nepal Chapter and Mr. Prabhat Rimal- CEO of Vogue Ad. & Event Management P. Ltd.

The Content Writing Competition was organized on August 6, with 8 winner students from individual contests from different PATA Nepal member colleges. The students showcased their skills in content writing by writing on various tourism and hospitality related topics. The contest was judged by the Founder and CEO of Nepal Traveler, Mr. Terence Lee.

Tamanna Pradhan from International School of Tourism and Hotel Management (IST) was announced as the winner of Public Speaking Competition whereas Jigmay Singhay Lama from Mid Valley Int’l College won the Content Writing Competition. The winning students will be rewarded with an opportunity to represent PATA Nepal Student Chapter in the forthcoming PATA Travel Mart to be held from September 12-14, in Langkawi, Malaysia.

PATA Nepal Chapter CEO Mr. Suresh Singh Budal informed that PATA Nepal Chapter has been engaging the young Tourism professionals in most of its Human Capital development training and programs with an aim to build, upgrade and strengthen the existing as well as future human capitals of Nepali tourism fraternity.