Phuket Tourism Campaign In Isarn Begins
Around 50 representatives from different businesses in Phuket came together for a road show that was held in Isarn, Thailand. It is located in the northeastern part of the country. The goal is to encourage the locals there to visit Phuket and enjoy holidays in pool villa in Phuket as well as discover the tourist attractions in the island.
The event was put together by the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Phuket branch and was hosted by Centara Hotel & Convention Center Udon Thani last week. The tourism campaign was made possible with the partnership of Thai Air Asia and the Phuket Tourism Business Association.
During the event, Sitthichai Jindaluang, the current vice governor of Udon Thani spearheaded the opening ceremony.
Aside from the convention, a mobile trade show was also organized wherein 50 business operators who are registered with the Phuket tourism office gathered. There they were able to network with more than 80 business operators from Udon Thani, Laos, Nongkhai and Khon Kaen. They talked about the deals and packages they could offer to travelers along with goods and services that could be good for their respective businesses.
Local government officials also joined the discussions and people from private companies were also present together with the Chambers of Commerce’s local office representative.
Tourism Authority of Thailand’s director in Phuket, Kanokkittika Kritwutikorn, was asked why they were targeting the locals from the northeast to visit Phuket. He answered that it was because the people who are living in the region are known to have money to spend.
She added that due to the direct flight that was offered by Thai Air Asia, more and more tourists from the northeast are venturing into Phuket and checking out the area’s potential as a travel destination. The flight from Phuket to Udon Thani leaves every 3:30 in the afternoon while the return flight leaves at 5:45in the same afternoon.
During the conference, Ms. Kanokkittika said that locals from Udon Thani can easily access Phuket. Furthermore, there are a lot of options when it comes to accommodations such as pool villa in Phuket which is why everyone will be able to find one that matches their budget.