Second PATA Youth Talent contest concludes «

Second PATA Youth Talent contest concludes

PATA Nepal Chapter concluded the second edition of the PATA Youth Talent Quest on Monday with the successful completion of the two competitions –Public Speaking and Content Writing among the members of its student chapter.
PATA Youth Talent Quest (YTQ) is a campaign to uncover talented young tourism professionals that provides a platform among the students from PATA Nepal Chapter member colleges to compete and showcase their talent in different aspects, including Public Speaking, Content Writing, and others; empowering them with the necessary training, involvement, and exposure to PATA Nepal Chapter programs and activities, and engaging them in the best possible way to carve their successful future endeavors.
The Grand Finale of the second YTQ on Public Speaking Competition was held on Sunday 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 event kicked off by a welcome speech from Chairman of PATA Nepal Chapter, Sunil Sakya where 8 students took part as contestants from 8 different PATA Nepal Chapter Member colleges namely GATE, Silver Mountain, PYC, IST, NCTTM, KATH, NATHM and MID-VALLEY International.
During the welcome remarks, Sakya highlighted on the objective of organizing this YTQ as a part of Human Capital Development Campaign of PATA Nepal Chapter. He thanked every participants and Supportive partners including Nepal Airlines, NATHM and Nepal Traveler for their valuable contribution in making the 2nd edition of YTQ a grand success.
The Public Speaking competition was judged by panel of experts including Dipendra Purush Dhakal- Former Secretary of Ministry of Culture Tourism & Civil Aviation, Sunil Sakya- Chairman of PATA Nepal Chapter and Prabhat Rimal- CEO of Vogue Ad & Event Management.
Dipendra Purush Dhakal appreciated the very needful initiative taken by PATA Nepal Chapter and extended thanks to every contestant for being equally competent as each possesses the ability to be recognized as the Winner.
Similarly, the ‘Content Writing Competition’ was organized on Monday inviting 8 another Winner Students from 8 different PNC member colleges where the students showcased their skills and competency for content writings on various tourism and hospitality related topics.
Tamanna Pradhan from International School of Tourism and Hotel Management (IST) was announced as the winner of Public Sparking Competition whereas Jigmay Singhay Lama from Mid Valley Int’l College won the title of 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 on September 12-14, in Langkawi, Malaysia.
PATA Nepal Chapter CEO 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.