TAT partners THAI, Thai Smile, Krungthai to boost domestic travel
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in partnership with Thai Airways International (THAI), Thai Smile Airways and Krungthai Bank, are coming together to boost domestic travel to 55 secondary destinations.
This impressive alliance will launch new ‘Local Link’ tours with a dedicated e-payment gateway in the last quarter of 2018 to promote Thailand’s emerging destinations.
Heads of the four partners, from left to right: Mr. Sumeth Damrongchaitham, THAI President & CEO; Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor; Mr. Payong Srivanich, Krungthai Bank President and Executive Director; and Ms. Charita Leelayuth, THAI Smile Acting President
TAT expects domestic travel to 55 secondary destinations to grow by five per cent to 60.33 million trips between January and September this year, generating 165 billion Baht (up nine per cent).
Currently the top five secondary cities are Buri Ram, Phatthalung, Mae Hong Son, Pattani and Ratchaburi.