Amazing Thailand Roadshow to India 2018
The Voice of Chandigarh News | Travel Trade Reporter | Photos BY T S Bedi
Tourism Authority of Thailand organized its annual “Amazing Thailand Road Show to India” in Jaipur and Kolkata this year.
The roadshow was held in Jaipur on 29th August followed by Kolkata on 31st August 2018.
Around 30 sellers including representatives of Hotels, Resorts, Attractions, DMCs and Airlines from Thailand participated in the roadshow to showcase and promote their products to the travel trade in both cities. Apart from travel agents and tour operators, the roadshow was attended by top wedding planners and media publications as well.
The evening started with a B to B session between the sellers from Thailand and buyers from India that included the travel agents, tour operators and wedding planners from Jaipur and Kolkata respectively. This was followed by a destination presentation by Mr Isra Stapanaseth, Director Tourism Authority of Thailand, New Delhi. The presentation focused on promoting new destinations, products and experiences in Thailand for the Indian travellers.
The delegation from Thailand was led by Dr Walailak Noypayak – Executive Director, ASEAN, South Asia and South Pacific Region Department who said “We are delighted to organize the Amazing Thailand Roadshow in the Pink city – Jaipur and take it to forward to the City of Joy- Kolkata this year.
Thailand is already a very popular holiday and wedding celebration destination for people from both these cities as they have direct flight connectivity to Bangkok”
Thailand has welcomed around 919,130 Indians to Thailand between January to July 2018, which is an increase of 13.24% compared to the same period last year. We are confident of reaching our target of 1.5 million Indian tourists to Thailand by end of 2018.
India has also emerged as the 7th highest market for revenue earning for Thailand, marking a growth of 15.39% from 2017.”
About Tourism Authority of Thailand
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) – promoter of Thailand’s tourism worldwide, is partnering to showcase the best Thailand has to offer to India and to project the image of Thailand as a luxury and high-end destination for Indian travellers.