Posted on December 1, 2009 – 00:00

Imagen del WS1Thai Airways International and Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau organized a workshop attended by 13 travel agents and 14 Thai tourism sector entities represented by hoteliers and local receptive,as well as tourist offices Australia,Myanmar,New Zealand and Vietnam.

From left to right: Antonio Morales,Thai Airways commercial director for Spain and Portugal PCL,Kittinand Yingcharoen,Deputy Chief of the Office of Commercial Affairs,Royal Thai Embassy,​​Suprabha Moleeratanond,director of the department of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Convention Bureau,and Kamalars Ngaosuvan,president of Thai Airways International PCL to Spain and Portugal

Spanish travel agents who participated in the event,held at the Gardens Thai Restaurant in Madrid,were: Viajes El Corte Ingles,Viajes Iberia,Nuba Expeditions,Falcon Travel,Group 7 Travel,Presstour Travel,Terra Consulting,Office of Travel,Meta Incentives Consulting,IA Travel,Cathay Tours,Nobel Tours,Azimut and Kirunna Travel.

The meeting was attended by Mr. Kamalars Ngaosuvan,president of Thai Airways International PCL.for Spain and Portugal and Mrs. Suprabha Moleeratanond,director of the department of Thailand Convention Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) who thanked the participants for their interest in the Asian market especially for Thailand.To Ngaosuvan "this workshop's main objective is to strengthen relations between the Spanish and Thai markets.Imagen del WS 2 We hope that actions like this help us grow in Spain and increased the number of passengers flying to Bangkok with Thai Airways ".

In the afternoon session the protagonists of the five working groups were representatives of other major destinations for Thai Airways International as Myanmar,Australia,New Zealand and Vietnam: Myanmar Adventure Tours and Incentives,Aus.Centiv Pty Ltd.,Pacific Destinationz,Phoenix Voyages Co. Ltd.,and Asian Trails Ltd.

All participants,who enjoyed the excellent Thai food prepared by Thai Gardens-team stressed the importance of events like this "to facilitate further contacts between hoteliers and tour operators and strengthen existing ones."

Antonio Morales during presentations of tourist offices

About THAI

Thai Airways International is the national airline of Thailand.Founded in 1960,operates flights domestic,regional and international.The Thai government owns 51.03% of the company.THAI flies to 73 destinations in 34 countries and has a fleet of 88 aircraft.During his nearly five decades of life,THAI has remained at the top of the industry receiving numerous awards,being considered as the Second Best Airline and Best First Class in 2007,among others.Member of Star Alliance,THAI launched its flight to Madrid in 1987 and carried out the Madrid-Bangkok three times a week (Tuesday,Thursday,Saturday) counting classes: Royal First Class,Royal Business Class and Economy Class Royal.

By Idealmedia.THAI Press Office


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Chiang Mai/Samui/Phuket/Pattaya, Moving to & fro

2003-10-12 20:00:13 by cl

Taking my second trip to Thailand for 3 weeks during November. Was in BKK and Phuket last time.
This time, arriving in BKK for a couple of days, then I want to go to Chiang Mai, hike in the mountains and take cooking classes, go to Samui, Phuket again, and Pattaya.
I've realized that there are ways to get to these places directly without necessary going through BKK airport each time....y, but at the same time, I want to leave when I'm ready to leave.
I figure I can just keep the number to Thai Air handy (as I did last time I traveled Thailand), go to any local travel agent there, simply book online while there, or, just go straight to the airport.
Does anyone have experience with this? November is the start of the high season, but not sure how busy it'll really be.

I enjoyed Laos alot

2005-03-04 10:48:03 by wat2dowat2do

I went in 2001. Bought a "package" from a Bangkok travel agent that included visa for crossing Thai Laos border up at Chang Rai, a boat trip down the Mekong for a few days, overnight accomodation at a french owned riverbank hotel, meals and dropped us off at Luang Prabang. The travel agent also included air tickets from Luang Prabang back to BKK. Not really an organised package tour, so to speak... wonderful experience, but I would warn against hiking or travelling in the back country or in a small group. Read warnings about land crossings. Stick with an organised tour in a mainstream area.
If you're in the region anyways, tack on a few days in Siam Reap in Cambodia. You can fly in and out of BKK. It was as memorable as Laos for different reasons. (architechure vs the people)

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