Thailand prepares for the Travel Mart Plus 2013

  • Published by Vedat

The Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2013 (TTM+2013) welcome reception will be created with a street food atmosphere, which is one of the most popular dining out activities while travelling in Thailand.

ttm-thailandFor the welcome reception this year, there will be a special ceremony to be held, the awards presentation ceremony for the 2013 “Friends of Thailand,” which is normally undertaken along with the “Thailand Tourism Awards.” This will be the first time this event will be arranged at the TTM+ because this travel trade event comprises buyers who are made up of individuals, organisations, travel agents, the media and airlines in which the Awards have been initiated since 1996 to honour their contribution for continuously supporting the Thai tourism industry.

At present, the current number of sellers proves this trade event success. Out of 395 sellers, 309 or 78.23 % are repeat sellers while 86 or 21.77% are new participants. The current registered sellers are from different segments. For niche market participants in 4 categories - Health & Wellness, Wedding & Honeymoon,Golf, and Ecotourism — there are 22, 9, 3, and 6, respectively. For leisure market participants, these come from 9 associations, 5 national tourism offices (Cambodia, Lao PDR., Myanmar, Vietnam, as well as Guangxi province in the People's Republic of China), 20 companies from the Greater Mekong Sub-region, 266 hotels and resorts, 31 tour operators and travel agents, 12 entertainment/theme park/cultural products, 6 transportation companies, and 6 other travel services.

On the other hand, there are 413 registered buyers. The first ten major buyer nationalities are India (51), UK (38), Thailand (23), Australia (23), Russia (20), USA (18), South Korea (17), Israel (11), Italy (10), and New Zealand (10).

The 10 official accommodation hotels taking part in this event comprise: 1. Chatrium Hotel Riverside, 2. Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Siam, 3. The Imperial Queen’s Park, 4. Mercure & Ibis Bangkok Silom, 5. Montien Riverside Silom, 6. Novotel Bangkok IMPACT, 7. Novotel Bangkok Fenix Silom, 8. Pathumwan Princess, 9. Swissotel Le Concorde Bangkok, and 10. The Sukosol (Siam City).

For more information, please visit

Most Read in this category since 01.01.2017

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Prev Next


Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

Spend a Romantic Weekend in Tallinn, Estonia

Beginning of December 2016, me and my wife visited Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and if you are searching for a romantic weekend, then you should consider Tallinn. The Estonian capital offers tra...

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

Best of Greek Islands with Celestyal Cruises

In Summer 2016, I had chance to sail to Greek Islands with the Celestyal Cruises. In an organization with Karavan Cruises, travelers enjoyed best of Greek islands with Celestyal and received a compl...

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

Unique and Luxurious Vacation Destination in Turkey: Cappadocia

ftnNEWS would like to present you a unique vacation idea here in Turkey: Cappadocia Region. Located on the central Anatolia plateau within a volcanic landscape sculpted by erosion to form a successi...