Experience Amazing Thailand - Added Value with dnata
Tourism Authority of Thailand Ties Up With dnata to Offer ‘Experiential Holiday’ Packages
(Dubai 14 November 2012) Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Dubai and Middle east office has tied up with dnata in offering ‘Experiential Holiday’ Packages to Thailand. Valid for bookings made between 15th November to 31st December 2012, the ‘Experiential Holiday’ Packages invite visitors to discover Thailand as well as learn the art of Thai Cooking, the powers of healing through Thai Massage or have an energetic work-out in a Thai Boxing class. The ‘Experiential Holiday’ Packages are available in a variety of destinations across Thailand including Bangkok, Chiang Mai and the island of Koh Samui.
In addition, all customers booking an ‘Experiential Holiday’ Package between 15th November and 31st December 2012 will receive a complimentary Gift Voucher which can be used for a Thai Cooking Class, Massage Session or a Thai Boxing Class. There are also Gift Vouchers for use in Bangkok’s Central Department Store or a Siam Niramit Performance and Dinner.
Speaking about the ‘Experiential Holiday’ Packages, Mr Chalermsak Suranant, TAT Office Director for Dubai and Middle East said: “We are very pleased to be working with dnata on our ‘Experience Amazing Thailand’ campaign. The dnata ‘Experiential Holiday’ Packages have been created to provide Middle East travellers the opportunity to enjoy a holiday in some of Thailand’s most sought after locations as well as discover a new skill.”
Capitalising on its diverse natural landscapes together with centuries-old art and tradition, the ‘Experiential Holiday’ Packages invite visitors to discover some of Thailand’s ancient crafts and traditions. Teaming up with local Thai experts, visitors get to discover their hidden talents for Thai Cuisine by working alongside Thai Chefs, the power of healing through the study of Thai Massage or a new way to keep fit with Thai Boxing, Thailand’s national sport of Muay Thai.
“The ‘Experiential Holiday’ Packages offer visitors a great value-for-money holiday and the complimentary gift vouchers are a tempting added bonus for customers. The packages are ideal for both first time visitors who want to see Thailand or repeat travellers who would like to try something new,” Ailsa Pollard, Vice President Business Development, dnata, said.
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Dubai and Middle East office has embarked on a proactive strategy of engagement with the Middle East regional travel trade, airlines and agents to promote Thailand as a value-for-money leisure and business destination offering a variety of tourism products as well as the world-famous ‘Thai Hospitality’ which is well received by Middle East tourists.
For more information contact:
Tourism Authority of Thailand, Dubai & Middle East Office
133 Sheikh Zayed Road, Apartment # 1804,
P.O. Box 450019, Dubai, U.A.E
Tel: +971 4 324 0184 Fax: +971 4 325 0187
URL: www.TourismThailand-Middleast.org www.TourismThailand.org
[About Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)]
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) was established on the 18th March 1960. TAT was the first organization inThailandto be specifically responsible for the promotion of tourism. TAT supplies information and data on tourist areas to the public, publicizesThailandwith the intention of encouraging both Thai and international tourists to travel in and aroundThailand, conducts studies to set development plans for tourist destinations, and co-operates with and supports the production and development of personnel in the field of tourism. Since the inception of the first local office of TAT in Chiang Mai in 1968, there are now 35 regional offices throughoutThailand. TAT has also established many overseas offices the first being inNew York, which was opened in 1965. During the past 30 years, TAT has since established 26 more offices in different parts of the world, including the Dubai & Middle East Office, which is responsible for the promotion of Thailand within the GCC, the Levant, Iraq and Iran.
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