Destination Congress 2017 in Phuket to Boost Tourism

ramada-plaza-bangkok-menam-riverside-clean-up-bangkok-river-project-copyBangkok (Thailand) – September 21, 2016 (travelindex.com) – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is projecting a significant growth in international weddings and honeymoons being celebrated in Thailand after hosting its first Destination Wedding Planners Congress (DWP Congress) at the Laguna Golf Phuket between 2-4 May 2017.

Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports added, Thailand will leave no stone unturned in ensuring the best of preparations for this Congress in order to become a global wedding hub for couples of every nationality. We definitely have to work as a team. If we want to be the World’s Best Wedding Destination, we really need to enhance our expertise and better understand all our source markets.”

The global weddings industry is estimated to have a total value of US$298 billion, of which the value of foreign country weddings is US$80 billion.

Thailand is the first to host the DWP Congress in Asia. It can accommodate any kind of thematic celebration to the newlyweds, or the married couples seeking a memorable anniversary with its strength of diverse locations ranging from pristine beaches to green mountains and professional organisers to deliver a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ moment for couples.

International Public Relations Division
Tourism Authority of Thailand
1600 New Petchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathevi
Bangkok 10400
Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 2250 5500 ext. 4545-48
Fax: +66 (0) 2250 0246
Email: prdiv3@tat.or.th
Website: www.TATnews.org

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