Welcome to the Pacific Asia Travel Association – San Diego Chapter

San Diego Chapter – SANPATA

The San Diego Chapter of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (SANPATA) was formed in 1979 and consists of travel industry professionals who are passionate about travel to various destinations in the Pacific Asia region. SANPATA concentrates on educating its Travel Agent members on this region through educational seminars, events and workshops with our top suppliers.  See our Events Page for our upcoming events.

Founded in 1951, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a not-for profit association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research and innovative events to its member organizations, comprising 97 government, state and city tourism bodies, 27 international airlines, airports and cruise lines, 63 educational institutions, and hundreds of travel industry companies in Asia Pacific and beyond.


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Upcoming Events

Our Next SANPATA Event is October 19, 2021

Join us for a fun evening focusing on “All Things Cruise”.



5:00pm – 8:45pm (Dinner served at 6:30p.m.)

Bali Hai Restaurant – South Pacific Room

2230 Shelter Island Drive, San Diego, CA. 92106

Cost: $20 (Current Chapter Members), $27 (non-Chapter Members), and $30 (At the Door for everyone)

How to be placed on our wait list.

To be placed on a space available wait list please send your request by email to: sanpataadmin@gmail.com.

If space becomes available you will receive and email with instructions on where to make your payment.   Please note that we will fill any wait list space in the order that requests are received.  No spaces will be held.  NO exceptions.


You can confirm your current membership status by sending an email to: SAN PATA.

Dinner is included in the ticket price.

We look forward to seeing you again!

The Bali Hai requests that all unvaccinated guests wear face coverings. 

Event Supplier Sponsors For:

SAN PATA 5TH Annual Cruise Night-  

Become a Member


Membership in SANPATA is open to anyone who works in the Travel and Tourism Industry or a related field and “who sells and/or promotes travel” to the Pacific Asia region.

As a member of SANPATA you are eligible to attend all SANPATA sponsored events at the discounted member rate.  This includes Monthly or Bi-monthly Destinational Programs, Educationals, Out-of-Country Workshops and Special Events including drawings for travel and more.


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Past Events