The Tourism Authority of Thailand is the ally of any tourism endeavour in the country, but, recently, they’ve been helping the many wedding hotel in Bangkok and across the country. Back in late April, the TAT, with the cooperation of Mumbai and New Delhi, held the 6th Edition of Indian Wedding Symposium and B2B 2018, an exclusive event for the Indian market.
The best wedding planners and media from India was hosted by Thailand from the 23rd to 27th of April 2018. They travelled through parts of the country, going through the scenic Phuket-Khoa Lak-Krab-Bangkok route. The groups visited several hotels in these itineraries, studying the accommodations to gauge which could potentially be the best venues for grand Indian weddings.
Thailand is one of the top wedding destinations in the world, which include Australia, Hong Kong, the UK, and the US, among others. The Tourism Authority of Thailand has recognized the importance of the Indian wedding market and have been working to promote the many wedding hotel in Bangkok and across the country to Indian weddings, this program being part of those endeavours.
The trip ended on the 27th of April, Friday, at a wedding hotel in Bangkok, at the Centara Grand AT Central World, which held a Wedding Planners’ Symposium and B2B session, which included a panel discussions between the India representatives and the TAT with the aim of strengthening the relationship as well as to attract more Indian weddings to the Kingdom. The B2B session was when the planners and suppliers met and discussed business opportunities.
Deputy Governor for Asia Market, Mr. Santi Chudintra, extended his welcome to the Indian wedding representatives, as well as the 26 Thai Private sectors. He told the representatives that they are key to influencing people promote the Kingdom as the preferred wedding destination after what experiencing what Thailand has to offer first-hand from their trip.
He describes India as one of the key markets for Thailand, adding that the country saw 300 Indian weddings in Thailand and that the TAT is aiming to double that number before the end of 2018. Through this program, Chudintra says, the TAT can understand the trends and the demands of the Indian clients as while, at the same time, showcasing what Thailand has to offer.