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PATA Personality of the Year

The ‘PATA Personality of the year’ is given to individuals who have consistently contributed to the association and/or has played an important and crucial role in promoting Nepali Tourism sector over an extended period.  Divider

 

“PATA Personality of the Year 2017” awarded to Mr. Karna Sakya, a well-known tourism veteran and an ICON of Positive thought in Nepal.

Brief Highlights on Mr. Karna Sakya

  • Started Career as a Wildlife Officer in the Sixties
  • A diverse range of involvement in the field of Wildlife, Ecology and Nature Conversation.
  • Served various Positions as Board Member or the part of management team including world-renowned organizations like WWF, King Mahendra Trust.
  • Enormous engagement in the field of Cancer relief and Prevention during his lifetime.
  • Founder of Nepal Heritage Society, several works in the field of Culture and Heritage Preservation.
  • He says, accidentally entered into Tourism and started a Hotel in Thamel, that changed entire Thamel to what it is now, a destination by itself in the world Tourism Map.
  • A veteran Figure of Nepalese Tourism and the Coordinator of Visit Nepal Year 1998.
  • Founder of some Best Boutique Hotels in the recent days.
  • A man filled with Energy, thrill, attitude and an inspiration to hope.
  • A man full of Positive Energy, passionate to help the Young generation by transforming Positive Thoughts.
  • Numerous Books and Publications to his Credit.
  • Founder of Kathmandu Guest House, Park Village Resort, Buddha Maya Garden, Maruni Sanctuary Lodge, Maya Manor, Water Front Resort, Himalayan Front Resort.
  • An Icon of Positive Thoughts in Nepal. His works in the field of Positive Thoughts and hope have been a subject of relevance and a “must take” recipe to Youths today in conjunction to PATA Nepal Chapter’s campaign to build a better Next Generation/ Young Tourism Professionals.

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    “PATA Personality of the Year 2016” awarded to Mr. Megh Ale, Managing Director-The Borderlands Resort Hotel for his consistent social activism and contribution to  Nepalese tourism; who is popularly also known as an Ashoka Fellow, River Guide, Explorer, River conservationist/campaigner, social entrepreneur and founder director of Adventure Company.

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    PATA Personality of the Year 2015 awarded to Mr. Manohar SJB Rana, CEO of Yeti Travels Pvt Ltd for his honest, integral and consistent service to the Nepalese Tourism Industry.


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    PATA Personality of the Year 2014 awarded to Mrs Natasha Shrestha, Managing Director-Avia Club Nepal for her indefatigable effort and her tenacious mission to establish Air Sports in Nepal.