Register for EDIT
Experienced industry and academic experts conduct the intensive and interactive sessions and are chosen for their excellence in communication skills, strong professional backgrounds and knowledge.
The program fee of US $3,395 includes tuition and course materials, site visits on O‘ahu and a neighbor island, and program-related transportation. The program fee does not cover hotel accommodations, meals (except hosted functions as noted), supplementary textbooks and personal expenses. To reserve a place, a pre-registration fee of US $1,000 together with your EDIT application is due by January 25, 2019. The deadline for payment of the balance of the program fee of US $2,395 is February 15, 2019. Candidates who successfully enroll in the program will be informed by March 1, 2019. A non-refundable fee of US $500 will be charged to applicants who are accepted but withdraw from the program after they have been notified.
Scholarships to cover up to half of the program fee are available for participants from member organizations of the Pacific Asia Travel Association. Prospective participants may apply for the scholarship directly by sending the EDIT application (also see Section III of EDIT application) directly to PATA by February 1. The following items are required by PATA:
1) A brief essay on why you wish to attend EDIT
2) A current resume or curriculum vitae
3) An official sponsor recommendation letter including your organization’s ability to finance the balance of the cost
The EDIT application and attachments should be sent to:
PATA EDIT Scholarship
PATA, Unit B1, 28th Floor
Siam Tower, 989 Rama I Road
Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Tel: (66-2) 658-2000, Fax: (66-2) 658-2010
If you are not selected as a recipient of the PATA Scholarship and your participation is contingent on receiving the scholarship you will receive a full refund of the US $1000 pre-registration fee.
There is a range of accommodation choices in Waikīkī. May is a particularly busy period and participants are encouraged to make reservations as soon as possible and no later than April 5. Special rates for moderate hotels room range from US $170 and up per night plus tax will be available for EDIT participants. Payment and reservation for accommodations are to be made separately from the tuition fee and made payable directly to the hotel no later than April 5 in order to secure accommodations. Further information on hotels will be available in February 2018.
Payments are accepted in the form of money orders, bank drafts/checks and bank-to-bank wire transfers. Credit card charges are not accepted. Bank-to-bank wire transfers require an additional US $25 to the amount being transferred. Money orders and bank drafts are to be made payable in US dollars to the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaiʻi or RCUH. EDIT inquiries, application forms and payment(s) may be sent to:
School of Travel Industry Management
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
2560 Campus Road, George Hall, #346
Honolulu, HI 96822 USA
Tele: (808) 956-4902
Fax: (808) 956-5378