Tourism Authority of Thailand New Delhi and The Royal Thai Consulate-General in Kolkata along with Thai Airways participated in Travel & Tourism Fair 2015 (TTF), Kolkata at Netaji Indoor Stadium & Khudiram Anushilan Kendra Kolkata during the period 31st July- 2nd Aug 2015. Thailand showcased Thai culture (umbrella painting), packages and more.
Since travel is now increasingly becoming a lifestyle, travel has become a sought after pursuit for a relatively larger community of Indians, with this show, Thailand aims to capture the attention of the visitors and offer them the pristine beaches, hotels, spas, shopping at the world’s biggest stores, restaurants, etc in Krabi ,Samui, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Hua Hin, Bangkok, Pattaya, Koh Chang, Khao Yai, Koh Tao and much more . Thailand provides the most exotic experience for the upscale and the luxury focused traveler. The destination creates the setting for a holiday straight from your dreams.
Thailand has also become one of the most popular destinations for Indian weddings with respect to its proximity to India, beautiful locales and most importantly, its ability to cater to all requirements of an Indian wedding; 4 years in a row, Thailand awarded “Best Wedding Destination” by Travel+ Leisure 2015.
Recent years have also shown a marked rise in the number of Indian film-makers, MICE, destination weddings and celebrations, honeymooners, seniors and special interest groups like golfers, divers and bikers; increasing average length of stay and average spend and a shift in market mix in favor of FIT and higher yield travelers.
In 2014, Thailand won eight Indian tourism awards; such as, Best Wedding Destination, Best Destination, Best International Tourism Board, Best Spa Destination and Best Value Destination.