All posts tagged "Tourism Authority of Thailand"

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    New Automatic Taxi Kiosks Open at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport

    Thailand’s main gateway, Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, has launched the newly installed automatic queue-card kiosks that aim to improve travellers’ access to taxi services, a move praised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand as helping to enhance the image of the kingdom as a welcoming tourist destination.   Thawatchai Arunyik, Governor of...

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    Thailand: It Begins with the People

    Thailand welcomed nearly 63,000 Irish people in 2013, a 4.5% increase on 2012, and the Tourism Authority of Thailand is forecasting growth from Europe this year of almost 7% in arrivals and 13% in revenue, said Tanes Petsuwan, Executive Director – Europe, Africa and Middle East Region, in Dublin on Monday when...

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    Amazing Thailand Roadshow Returns to Dublin

    On Monday 10th March 2014 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin – Burlington Road (still the Burlington Hotel or ‘Burlo’ to most of us!) the Amazing Thailand Roadshow will return to Dublin with 30 Thai hotels joining the Tourism Authority of Thailand.  Nearly 63,000 Irish tourists visited Thailand in 2013 and TAT...

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    Irish Visitors to Amazing Thailand Up 4.5%

    Irish visitor arrivals to Thailand in 2013 were up over 4.5% year-on-year, with nearly 63,000 visiting the kingdom of smiles – and the Tourism Authority of Thailand is increasing its investment in the Irish market in 2014.  Commenting on the figures, Khun Teerasil Tapen, Director, Tourism Authority of Thailand, said: “We are...

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    Friends of Thailand Club Roadshow in June

    Tourism Authority of Thailand will be bringing its Friends of Thailand Club Roadshow to Belfast, Cork and Limerick from 24th – 26th June 2014. The venues will be announced in the coming weeks, but agents can register their wish to attend now.  Exhibitors will include Thai hotels and airlines flying to Thailand....

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    Thailand February Networking Event in Dublin

    Tourism Authority of Thailand will be joining Tourism Australia, Tourism New Zealand, Macau Tourist Government Organisation and Etihad Airways to host a networking event in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, on Wednesday 19th February 2014.  Each host organisation will give a short presentation. To secure your place for this invitation-only dinner event, RSVP...

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    Amazing Thailand – ATF

    When it comes to tourism, Thailand continues to attract amazing numbers of international visitors: from January to November they had a record total of 24.13 million, up by 21% over the same period last year. For 2014 the Tourism Authority plan is ‘Higher revenue through Thainess’, which will mean a greater emphasis...

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    “Ireland is a Distinct and Different Market,” Ed Burke Tells Thai Hoteliers

    “Airlines are increasingly treating Ireland differently, recognising that we are a distinct single market and quite different from the UK, and they are reaping the benefits – and you should do likewise,” Ed Burke of Twohigs told some 30 Thai hoteliers attending the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s panel discussion at the Westbury...

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    Prize Winners at Thailand Workshop

    At the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s workshop for travel agents on Monday night, TAT Governor Suraphon Svetasreni presented the top prize to a delighted Kristin Skinner of Travelmood. Kristin’s prize consists of a trip for two to Thailand including round-trip air tickets from Dublin to Phuket with Etihad Airways; two nights in...

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    Thailand Welcomes Almost 60,000 Irish Visitors

    Thailand has achieved record-breaking international arrivals, breaking the 22 million mark for the first time in 2012 and showing an increase of 15.98% over 2011. With just under 60,000 Irish visitors to the Kingdom, it is easy to see why Thailand was voted Best Asia /Pacific Destination in the 2012 Irish Travel Trade Awards by the travel agents across the island of Ireland. Suraphon Svetasreni, Governor...

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    Thailand Photography Contest

    The official media website for the Tourism Authority of Thailand, www.TATNews.org, is inviting all photographers, travellers, media, and anyone interested in photography to participate in their first photo contest of 2013, with the theme being ‘Thailand Events & Festivals’.  The competition is open to professionals and amateurs alike, regardless of age or...

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    Amazing Thailand Roadshow Comes to Dublin

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand is bringing 30 Thai hoteliers to meet with the Irish travel trade and travel media on Monday 11th March 2013 at the Westbury Hotel in Dublin. Nearly 60,000 Irish tourists visited Thailand in 2012 and TAT is inviting ‘Amazing Product Managers’ and ‘Amazing Travel Agents’ to come...

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    Thai Tourism Arrivals Increase by 16%

    Thailand has achieved record-breaking visitor arrivals, crossing the 22 million mark for the first time in 2012 – and nearly 60,000 of those visitors were Irish. Figures tabulated by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports for January – December 2012 show total arrivals of 22,303,065 visitors, up 15.98% over 2011. Suraphon Svetasreni,...

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    Calendar of Thai Events and Festivals 2013

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s calendar of events and festivals for 2013 lists a total of 28 events, ranging from annual marathons to music fests and martial arts. The calendar will be very useful for travel agents and tour operators seeking unique experiences and packaging opportunities for their clients this year –...

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    Amazing Thailand Roadshow Coming to Dublin

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand is bringing 30 Thai hoteliers to meet with the Irish travel trade and travel media on Monday 11th March 2013 at the Westbury Hotel in Dublin. Nearly 60,000 Irish tourists visited Thailand in 2012 and TAT is inviting ‘Amazing Product Managers’ and ‘Amazing Travel Agents’ to come and find...

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    New TAT Governor Appointed

    Suraphon Svetasreni, currently Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, has been appointed the new Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand. He will officially assume his duties for a four-year term from 1stJanuary 2013. Khun Svetasreni joined TAT in September 1977. In his 32 years with the organisation, he has contributed to the...