Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a non-profit association acting as a catalyst undertaking the responsibility of the development of travel and tourism narrowed within the Asia Pacific region. Maldives is a member of the Association. PATA Travel Mart (PTM) is one of the longest running pan-regional travel trade shows. This year, the event was held 100% virtually due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, whereas Maldives had also participated in the event. During the event, PATA presented 20 Gold Award in recognizing exceptional work carried out by members to the Association.