Berlin, 6 March, 2019 – Thailand is fielding its usual strong presence at the ITB Berlin 2019, which is held from 6 to 10 March at Messe Berlin in the German capital. This year marks the 53rd staging of the world’s leading annual travel trade show and the 45th time the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is participating as an exhibitor.

TAT to lead another strong showing for Thailand at ITB Berlin 2019
From left: Ms. Supranee Pongpat, TAT Executive Director of Europe, Africa and Middle East Region; Ms. Somradee Chitchong, TAT Deputy Governor for Administration; Mrs. Srisuda Wanapinyosak, TAT Deputy Governor, International Marketing – Europe, Africa, Middle East and Americas: Mr. Weerasak Kowsurat, Minister of Tourism and Sports; Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor; Mr. Charun Ohnmee, TAT Deputy Governor for Policy and Planning; Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications; and Ms. Thapanee Kiatphaibool, TAT Executive Director of Tourism Products Department at the Thai Pavilion at ITB Berlin 2019.

The Thai Pavilion at the ITB Berlin 2019 comprises 88 exhibitors. Of these, 78 are hotels and resorts and the rest are tour operators and tourism-related agencies. Eighteen of the Thai exhibitors are exhibiting for the first time at the ITB Berlin.

TAT Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn said: “The Thai Pavilion at the ITB Berlin 2019 has been designed in line with the concept of ‘Amazing Thailand: Open to the New Shades’ and an over-arching theme of ‘Responsible Tourism’.

“The focus is on products and services of emerging tourist destinations in Thailand that have the potential to meet the needs of European tourists.”

Ten provinces that TAT believes European tourists will find well worth exploring, and which can be conveniently accessed as add-ons to major destinations are Chiang Rai, Mae Hong Son, Sukhothai, Nan, Trat, Chanthaburi, Chumphon, Ranong, Trang and Nakhon Si Thammarat. Each offers interesting attractions, unique gastronomic delights…

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