About

Society of IATA Passenger Agents

Society of IATA Passenger Agents Ltd.(SIPA) was formed in 1978, to protect the specific interests of IATA appointed agents in Hong Kong. To this end, it negotiates directly with airline principals on all IATA matters. Society is a founder member of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong, an umbrella organisation for the local travel industry, where it can represent its members in issues that effect activities in Hong Kong. Its works with world-wide and regional travel organisations to negotiate issues at an international level with principals such as hotels, airlines and hire-car companies.

The Society is administered by an Executive Committee that is elected by members annually.

Our Mission

To coordinate, promote and enhance the common objective and interests of IATA accredited passenger agents in Hong Kong.

What we do

SIPA keeps a close watch on technological and educational developments at all levels and assists members to meet the changing demands of the travel industry through special training courses and other activities. It also organises overseas conventions to enable its members to gain first-band knowledge of travel products and operations that can help increases mutual business opportunities.

Why choose us

SIPA has been instrumental in securing special discounts and commissions on tour products to enhance business opportunities and stimulate profitability for members. It also endorses comprehensive insurance products that benefit its members and protect their clients.

Committees

Chairman

Mr. Tommy Tam
Arrow Travel Agency Ltd.

Vice-Chairman

Mr. Sunil Nanda
G.C. Nanda & Sons Ltd.

Honorary Treasurer

Mrs. Gloria Slethaug
Connexus Travel Ltd.

Honorary Secretary

Mr. Larry Lo
Westminster Travel Ltd.

Honorary Advisor

Mr. Francis Bagaman
American Lloyd Travel Service Ltd.

Executive Committee

Mr. Andy Wong
A&A Travel Ltd.

Executive Committee

Mr. Issac Yau
Jecking Tours & Travel Ltd.

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