The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) annual ‘Amazing Thailand Grand Sale’ campaign, which has been held for 18 consecutive years, will return this year as the ‘Thailand Shopping & Dining Paradise 2017’ and will be held from June 1 to July 31 in various cities across Thailand. Under the Thailand Shopping & Dining Paradise 2017 campaign, hotels, airlines, restaurants, theme parks, department stores, spas, jewelry partners and participating outlets will be offering special promotions to encourage foreign travellers to enjoy shopping, dining, entertaining, and travelling within Thailand throughout the two-month period.
Yuthasak Supasorn, governor, TAT, said, “This year the campaign has been renamed to reflect the positive image and to strengthen the recognition of Thailand as a leading shopping and dining paradise in Asia. This is especially as cities across Thailand have seen new developments and facilities opening up to serve the shopping and dining enthusiasts.”
Soraya Homchuen, director TAT Mumbai, commented, “Over the years the campaign has gained popularity across regions and has contributed immensely to boost the footfalls and visitor expenditure. This year too we are certain that the campaign will enhance the image of Thailand as a preferred shopping destination and will attract tourists from India. As Thailand is a wonderland for shopaholics, we take this opportunity to welcome Indian tourists to be a part of this shopping extravaganza and hope they take away lot of wonderful experiences and great bargains.”
Yuthasak added, “The campaign is organised during the ‘Green Season’ so there is no better time to come to Thailand if you are a serious shoppers. We have a wide range of tourism products and travel services from every region joining this campaign.”
Among the campaign partners include major credit cards – Visa International, MasterCard, UnionPay, and JCB, department stores and shopping malls nationwide, leading airlines, Thai hotels associations, Thai restaurants association, Thai spa association and more.