The afternoon started with B-B session between Thai hotel representatives and the Travel Trade in Kolkata. The participating hotels included well known hotel chains in Thailand like, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, Dusit Thani Hotels & Resorts, Kata Group & Beyond Resorts, La Vida Samui Hospitality Group, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Cross Hotels & Resorts. National carrier of Thailand, THAI Airways International also participated in the event.
The event commenced with a welcome note given by Mr Piyapan Atipatya, Acting Consul-General of Thailand in Kolkata, who updated the guests on the Public health measures for foreign travellers looking to visit Thailand and the current tourism situation in the country with respect to Covid-19.
This was followed by a destination update and presentation highlighting the current new destinations & tourism products in Thailand for Indian travelers. The presentation also emphasized on “Visit Thailand Year 2023” along with TAT’s marketing campaign “Amazing New Chapters” A to Z Thailand has it all.
Next there were product presentations by the Thai hotel partners and airline partner, who showcased their products to the travel trade and highlighted the USP’s of their hotels/airline.
The afternoon ended with an exciting Lucky draw and authentic Thai food lunch.
The event saw a good attendance of over 75 guests including travel agents, wedding planners and travel media. This was a great initiative to connect the Thai hotels and airline with the Kolkata travel trade and also to keep them updated on tourism in Amazing Thailand.