TAT New Delhi hosts #Thailand Reopening Webinar for Indian Travel Trade To update the Indian travel agents, media and wedding planners, about the gradual re-opening of Thailand for tourism from India, Tourism Authority of Thailand New Delhi organized “Amazing Thailand Reopening” Webinar on 21st October 2021. Around 440 participants attended the webinar live on Zoom while the total reach of the webinar was over 5000 viewers across digital platforms including TAT social media pages and WhatsApp.
The session started with a welcome remark by H.E Ms Pattarat Hongtong, Ambassador of Thailand to India who spoke about the importance of tourism in Thailand as well as the strong and cherished ties between the people of India and Thailand. She also highlighted that year 2022 will mark the 75th anniversary of Indo –Thai diplomatic relations. This was followed by a short note from Mr Tanes Petsuwan, Deputy Governor for International Marketing (Asia & South Pacific), who threw light on TAT’s new marketing campaign – Amazing Thailand, Now Even More Amazing. Next information on updated guidelines on entering Thailand protocol for travelers from India as well as documents and process for obtaining Thailand pass and visa, was given by First Secretary of Royal Thai Embassy. Tourism representatives from Phuket, Pattaya, Koh Samui and Chiang Mai also participated as speakers in the webinar providing information on tourism update for each of the destinations to the Indian travel trade.
The webinar ended with a Q&A session where many participants engaged with the TAT representatives and Thai tourism authorities to clear their doubts on flights, procedures, SOPs etc to visit Thailand from India and expressed their desire to visit Thailand soon.
This webinar was a great initiative to reach out to the Indian travel trade and update them about tourism situation in Thailand as well as to highlight steps taken by the Thai government and tourism authorities to ensure health & safety of all tourists looking to visit Amazing Thailand.
Commenting on the success of the webinar, Mr. Vachirachai Sirisumpan, Director Tourism Authority of Thailand (New Delhi) said, “I would like to thank all our travel trade partners across India for attending the Thailand Reopening webinar and extending their appreciation and continuous support for TAT. Thailand is eagerly waiting to welcome back Indian travelers and we look forward to better times for the tourism industry globally. I hope our session has helped our partners in updating their Thailand information kit and will guide them in promoting travel to Amazing Thailand for their clients.