Bangornrat Shinaprayoon, Director of Phuket office of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), revealed the recent earthquakes and aftershocks have only affected the Thai tourist market because Thais are still concerned with the situation.
TAT has cooperated with 70 entrepreneurs in Phuket and Phang Nga to introduce Phuket Great Time Season 2 Project. The first is an affordable Phuket tour package project. This package for 2 people and is priced in 3 stages, depending on the type of accommodation chosen; Standard @ 2,600 THB, Chic & Hip @ 3,900 THB and Villa @ 4,950THB. This package includes accommodation for 2 nights, breakfast, car for 3 days, and discount coupons.
The second package is “Amazing Phuket-Phang Nga” and again is priced in 3 stages, depending on the type of accommodation chosen; standard @ 5,755 THB, Chic & Hip @ 7,255 THB and Villa @ 8,255 THB. Round trip tickets, accommodation for 2 nights, breakfast, car for 3 days, and discount coupons are included in this package.
Mr Somboon Jirayus, President of Phuket Tourism Association (PTA), said people are still afraid of the earthquakes so we are trying to create interesting and affordable tour packages to attract more tourists.