Thailand ready to welcome Indonesian tourists back for next peak travel season
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) organized the “Amazing Thailand, Amazing New Chapters Networking Lunch to Indonesia 2022” in Jakarta to reaffirm that Thailand is a favorite destination for Indonesian travelers and a tourism hub for the region of ASEAN.
With Thailand fully reopened to international tourism, the event is part of TAT’s aim to revive visitor arrivals to the ASEAN region from source markets like Indonesia, which have eased travel restrictions. and where overseas travel is resuming.
Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for International Marketing – Asia and South Pacific, said, “TAT fully recognizes the importance of ASEAN tourism markets for Thailand, and we are actively working to promote inbound traffic. all year round from this region. The Amazing Thailand, Amazing New Chapters Networking Lunch to Indonesia 2022 is a key part of the plan to increase Indonesian visitor arrivals and is being held ahead of one of the peak travel times for this country – the December school holidays.
Attended by 20 Indonesian travel and tourism operators as well as five members of the local media, the Amazing Thailand, Amazing New Chapters Networking Lunch to Indonesia 2022 showed Thailand’s willingness to welcome back Indonesian tourists while doing know the Amazing Thailand brand and showcase Thailand’s potential to be a tourism hub connecting the ASEAN region.
The event began with the opening speech of HE Mr. Prapan Disyatat, Ambassador of Thailand to Indonesia.
This was followed by an update on tourism in Thailand, which focused on both boosting Indonesian travel to Thailand from now on and building relationships with Indonesian tour operators like the travel agencies and airlines that would drive future tourism growth. Forming alliances with local partners was also part of plans to increase the sales potential of Thai tourism in the international market to reach target groups.
Attendees were then invited to a Thai networking lunch with a Thai cooking demonstration by Indonesian celebrity chef Devina Hermawan, who has 2.56 million subscribers on YouTube and more than 1.7 million followers on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook combined. She demonstrated how to cook one of Thailand’s popular dishes, Lap Kai (Northeast-style spicy chicken salad).
The event concluded with a raffle with prizes including five gift certificates worth 5,000 baht each from Siam Piwat, a Bangkok-based property developer and owner and operator of Siam Paragon, Siam Centre, Siam Discovery, ICONSIAM and Siam Premium. Electrical outlets.
The Royal Thai Embassy in Jakarta also sponsored 50 tickets to the Premier Gala of Buppesanni was 2 (Love Destiny) at CGV Theater Grand Indonesia on September 20, 2022, during the Thai Film Festival. (TAT)