On 14th November 2013 at Duangjit Resort and Spa, Patong Beach, Phuket, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Tourism Authority of Thailand and Phuket Tourist Association held a press conference to announce dates and details of the 6th Andaman Travel Trade 2013 to be held from 21th – 23th November 2013 at the Duangchanok Convention Hall, Duangjit Resort and Spa.
At the conference Phuket Governor Maitree Intusut said “The Andaman Travel Trade 2013 event will see leading tour company representatives from different countries come to meet and deal in tourist goods offered from a range of tourism companies. The event highlights the leading tourism products of each of the Andaman’s 5 provinces and past shows have been vey successful. It provides a selling point that creates diversity as well as the distribution of income which in turn helps to create sustainable tourism”.
Khun Sarayuth Mallum from Phuket Tourist Association said “At the event hotels, resorts, tour operators, car hire companies and also airlines will all be promoting their services and products. In total there will be 125 booths where those interested can purchase various tour packages, and have the opportunity to visit various attractions in order to publish and promote tourism in the Andaman region.”