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27 Nov, 2016

Prem Paul Ohri, President, ASEANTA

ASEAN Travel & Tourism Hall of Fame – Initiated by Travel Impact Newswire Executive Editor Imtiaz Muqbil to recognise the many veterans who helped grow and shape ASEAN tourism over the last 50 years.

 Prem Paul Ohri

Date and Place of Birth: 15th October 1928, India

Marital Status: Married

Education:

Bachelor of Arts (Honors) University of Punjab (1949) India

Master of Arts (Economics) University of Delhi (1951) India

Bachelor of Laws University of Delhi (1952) India

Present Positions (as of Nov 2016)

Managing Director G.C.Nanda & Sons Pte Ltd

Director Leisure Tours Pte Ltd

Previous Positions Held

TRAVEL AGENTS ASSOCIATIONS–SINGAPORE

1967-1978: President, Singapore Association of Travel & Tourist Agents And Singapore Travel Agents Association

1982-1984: President, National Association of Travel Agents, Singapore (NATAS)

1979: President, Singapore Association of Convention Organizers & Suppliers (SACEOS)

TRAVEL AGENTS ASSOCIATIONS—REGIONAL & INTERNATIONAL

1987-1988: Governor- American Society of Travel Agents South East Asia

1994-1996: President ASTA. Singapore Chapter

1996-1998: PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association)

1982: Vice-Chairman PATA Singapore Chapter

1985-1986: Board Member PATA

ASEANTA (ASEAN TOURISM ASSOCIATION)

1979-1980: President ASEANTA

WATA (WORLD ASSOCIATION OF TRAVEL AGENTS)

1981-1989 and 1991-1995: Executive Committee Member WATA

1989-2000: Governor Orient-Asia

SKAL INTERNATIONAL

1975,1977 and 1978: President Skal Club of Singapore

1977-1978: Chairman Congress Organizing Committee Skal World Congress

SINGAPORE TOURIST PROMOTION BOARD (STPB) AND SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT

1958: Vice Chairman Singapore Advisory Committee on Tourism

1974: Chairman STPB Convention Advisory Committee

1984: Chairman STPB Marketing Committee

1974-1985: Board Member STPB Board of Directors

1984: Member TOURISM TASK FORCE

AWARDS

PATA (Pioneer of the Pacific 1976)

Skal Club of Singapore Life Membership 1978

INTOURIST-USSR Certificate of Appreciation

Board of Governors International Award for International Tourism Tourism-“ Golden Helm” 1985

PATA Award of Merit 1989

ASTA (International Travel Agent) Of The Year 2002