After 15 successive years of being Thailand’s largest B2B tourism trade event, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) continues its thriving tourism fair hosting to announce the 16th Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2017 in the northern Thai capital of Chiang Mai. To be held on 14 – 16 June, 2017, at the Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Centre (CMECC), the event will bear the theme of “Discover Unique Local Experiences.”
The TTM+ 2017 will provide an excellent platform for all participants to meet with potential business partners, as well as to introduce, update, and expand their business. The event is also a great opportunity for especially the small- and medium-sized enterprises in the tourism industry to showcase and boost their profiles to the international market. TTM+ 2017 has a special focus on exquisite forums with high-level keynote speakers, tourism showcases and workshop, and the new highlight: a local tourism-related products and services exhibition from local suppliers.
Organised annually by TAT, the TTM+ has gained a reputation among the Thai and international tourism industries as a “must-attend” event in their calendar. It is proven to be very popular for exhibiting the many creative new travel products and services emerging all around the country and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).
Speaking about the event, Soraya Homchuen, Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand in Mumbai commented, “We are excited to announce the most-awaited Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2017, an exceptional platform for all the participants, both sellers and buyers to exchange the industry knowledge with the existing and potential business partners and get the first hand update on the upcoming plans. Moreover, we will accentuate the new campaign “Amazing Thailand, Discover Amazing Stories: The Unique Thai Local Experiences”, which will feature Thailand’s local experiences that leads travelers to learn the way of Thai life through the culture, history and tradition.”
TAT is expecting 350 quality buyers from over 60 countries across the globe. Amongst exhibitors, TAT is expecting 400 sellers from all regions of Thailand and the GMS countries The rest of the exhibitors will include the normal range of hotels/resorts, tour operators/travel agents, entertainment facilities, transportation, tourism attractions, travel associations, NTOs and other travel services.