The 3rd Annual General Meeting of ATRA was held in James Cook University on the 19th of January 2017.
Our new Board has been elected, and our positions for 2017 are as follows:
President – Dr. Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan
Vice President – Dr. Conrado E. Inigo Jr.
Secretary General – Prof. Datuk Seri Dr. Victor Wee
Deputy Secretary General – Dr. Jenny Panchal
Honorary Treasurer – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Frederic Bouchon
Committee Member - Dr. Prathana Kannaovakun
Committee Member - Dr. Loc Pham Quoc
Committee Member - Dr. Miguela Mena
Committee Member - Dr. Anang Sutono
Committee Member – Ms. Fetty Asmaniati
Committee Member - Ms. Saysavath Chasane
The elected board has great potential to tap on tourism research opportunities and I am hopeful that 2017 will be a productive year said the new president of ATRA. The Board will meet for its annual mid-year board meeting in July - a day long meeting during which we hammer out our plans for the year and how we can continue working towards our long-term vision for ATRA.
ATRA has gained tremendous light after the announcement of our ASEAN Scholarship for Tourism (AST) by HE Lee, Prime Minister of Singapore. ATRA is at an exciting point in its development as an association.