An Opportunity to Promote Hua Hin Tourism
The Thailand Travel Mart, the country’s largest annual tourism and travel trade event, has been set for 3 – 5 June 2015, and opened for early-bird registration by buyers and sellers. To be held at the IMPACT Muang Thong Thani Convention and Exhibition Centre, the event will be organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in cooperation with the Tourism Council of Thailand, Thai Hotels Association, Association of Thai Travel Agents, Thailand Incentive and Convention Association, Thai Eco Tourism and Adventure Travel Association and tourism business sectors.
It is designed largely to showcase the emerging generation of creative small and medium sized enterprises to give them an opportunity to network with international buyers. Hua Hin tourism operators are expected to take a keen interest in the event. The event is expected to be attended by more than 400 quality sellers across Thailand. In line with the TAT’s strategic marketing plan, the four major nichemarket segments — Ecotourism, Health and Wellness, Wedding and Honeymoon and Experience Thainess — will be highlighted in a special pavilion. Buyers will also be able to get a complete range of product updates, educational forums and take part in pre- and postevent tours to many new destinations being opened up around Thailand.
TAT Governor Thawatchai Arunyik said, “This year will be an especially important event because of the extensive changes and improvements taking place in the entire regional operating environment.” “We encourage buyers, especially those with a proven business track record, to take advantage and establish contacts with the many new products, services and facilities that will be exhibiting.
We believe it will help them design creative and valuefor-money tour options for many different customers.” Further details about registrations for both buyers and sellers are as follows: Sellers Registration Now – 13 February 2015, Early bird registration (30,000 THB / Booth) 14 February – 31 March, 2015, Normal Rate Registration (35,000 THB / Booth) Buyers Registration Hosted Buyer, 300 USD (9,600 Baht) International Buyer, 200 USD (6,400 Baht) Domestic Buyer, 100 USD (3,200 Baht) On-site Buyer, 150 USD (4,800 Baht) Date of registration: 12 January – 31 March, 2015. Online application at www. thailandtravelmartplus.com