Marlene Dado Jante is
the current President of the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA), the
country’s biggest grouping of travel agencies and tourism
Since assuming the
presidency in 2016, Jante has initiated new directions and activities, including
a town hall meeting, fellowships, strengthening relationships with the
diplomatic communities and national tourism organisations, as well as
introducing new innovations to the annual Travel Tour Expo, the
biggest annual tourism event in the Philippines.
Jante has been with
the PTAA board of trustee for 11 years as a board member from 2006 to 2014. On
top of that, she was the Assistant Secretary General from 2011 to 2013,
then the Secretary General the year after.
Jante is also the
President of Queenspoint Travel & Tours Corporation. She has a Bachelor of
Arts degree from Fort Bonifacio College and a Master in Maritime Education and
Training from the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy Graduate School. Jante was
in the Philippine Army for eight years with a rank of sergeant.