Bangornrat Shinaprayoon, the Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket’s Office, revealed that the TAT Phuket together with representatives from the Phuket Tourism Business Association, and Phuket Provincial Administration Organisation or PPAO, and 25 hotel entrepreneurs in Phuket went on a road show in Chiang Mai in order to present tourist destinations in Phuket and Phang Nga. She said that the road show was successful. In addition, it was easy for people in Chiang Mai to travel down to Phuket because Air Asia provided direct flights between the two provinces daily.
Furthermore in September, TAT offices in southern region plan to hold a road show to invite more northern people to come travel in the south of Thailand. The road show would take place at Central Airport Chiang Mai. TAT Phuket and Phang Nga offices would join that show as well.
Bangornrat also added that apart from the northern market, TAT Phuket plans to hold a road show in Udorn Thani in July in order to promote Phuket tourism to northeastern people before continuing on to a road show in Vientiane, Laos.