The 16th Thailand
Travel Mart 2017 Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+ 2017) is on track to report a record turnout
of buyers which will be held between 14 – 16 June, 2017, in the Chiang Mai International Exhibition and
Convention Centre (CMECC) under the theme concept, “Delivering Unique
Experiences”. The event will be opened on 14 June at 13.30 – 14.00 Hrs.
followed by the forum for Sellers and Buyers and then Local Tourism Product
In the evening of 14 June, the welcome reception will be held
at CMECC. On 15 June, a “Lanna Night” reception will be hosted by the Upper Northern Provincial Cluster. The
“TTM+ 2017: Thank You Party” will be held on June 16 at CMECC.
The show has already reported a registration (closure date 23
March) of 480 buyers from 64 countries and 354 sellers from Thailand and the
GMS countries. As of 11 April, 2017, the largest contingent of buyers for TTM+
2017 are Europe (182), East Asia (137), ASEAN (42), America
(38), Oceania (29), the Middle East (11), and Thailand (41).
The registration of 354 sellers comprise of hotels and
resorts (272), tour operators and travel agents (30), GMS (14), entertainment
(11), sustainable tourism (8), associations (6), NTOs (5), transportation (4),
and other travel services (4).
Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Governor of the Tourism Authority
of Thailand (TAT) said, “This is a clear indication of the high level of
interest in Thailand and Northern Thailand in particular. We are now finalising
some very interesting events, activities and tours for the buyers which I am
sure will go a long way towards helping them better promote Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand to