Thailand

TCEB helps bring largest ever Chinese convention to Thailand

Thailand has been hosting, 10-13 August, the largest ever convention from China – the International Dragon Award (IDA) Annual Congress – which is set to generate US$20.7m in revenue for the country.

Emphasis on engagement for double-bill IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific

The big co-located incentives travel, convention and corporate meetings events IT&CM Asia and CTW Asia-Pacific, which co-locate at the end of September in Bangkok, are to feature a re-designed programme packed with engagement activities.

Thailand’s focus on smart industries is key to event success

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) hosted 22 international exhibitions certified by UFI in 2018-2019, more than any other ASEAN country.

New Thailand campaign Down Under could bring 4,000 business events travellers

Over 4,000 business event travellers will potentially attend an event in Thailand within the next four years as a result of Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau’s (TCEB) recent roadshow held in Sydney and Melbourne. TCEB made its claim on the back of its new campaign which provides site visit support for meeting and incentive organisers of events with upwards of 80 guests and more flexibility...

New Thai support for site visits for events for 80-plus from Australia

Australian event buyers with upwards of 80 delegates are now eligible to apply for financial support from Thailand’s Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), thanks to a major policy shift. TCEB has decided to provide financial support for site inspections for Australian meeting and incentive organisers, provided they have a minimum of 80 guests. The support can be for DMC services and ground tran...

IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific make big splash in Bangkok

Over 3,000 delegates and 360 exhibiting organisations attended the 26th Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings Asia (IT&CMA) and 21st Corporate Travel World (CTW) Asia-Pacific double bill event in Bangkok, Thailand. They were joined by 500 hosted buyers and media for the three-day event, 18-20 September 2018. The event hosted a record 29 networking functions and 21 knowledge sessions. IT...

Skybridges pave the way for continued growth in Thailand

The 250-metre-long skybridge from ibis Bangkok IMPACT in Thailand, which leads to the venue’s exhibition halls, is now open to serve hotel guests and visitors. The Thai venue also recently completed a second 200-metre-long bridge connecting Cosmo Bazaar Outlet to indoor and outdoor parking lots, helping to accommodate visitors to KCON 2018 Thailand, Miss Universe 2018 and more. The upgraded facili...

TIME for Thailand

CMW’s Richard John joins some key M&I planners for the twin centre delights of Bangkok and Koh Samui.   TIME – The Thailand Incentive and Meetings Exchange – recently brought planners from across the globe to experience what the country had to offer. It was a trip of extremes; from the frenetic stimulation of Bangkok, to the sensual relaxation of Koh Samui, just an hour’s flight away. The...

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau launch new brand campaign

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has announced the launch of its new brand campaign, titled “Thailand REDEFINE Your Business Events”. The campaign aims to meet the shifting demands of business travellers with a fresh perspective on corporate events, delivering more experimental and unique experiences. It is driven by the government’s Thailand 4.0 Policy, and aims to keep Thailand...

IT&CMA and CTW launch in Bangkok, Thailand

The IT&CMA and CTW’s Asia Pacific event opens today, 19 September, in Bangkok Convention Centre Central World, Thailand. IT&CMA (Incentive Travel & Conference Meetings Asia) is the leading event for MICE in the Asia Pacific region, with a strong congregation of Convention Bureaus and National Tourism Organisations. CTW is Corporate Travel World, taking place at the same venue. Over 100...

Thailand Convention Bureau showcases the country’s events power

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau showcased 13 years of MICE development through its history at Thailand MICE Forum 2018: Redefining Our Industry. TCEB reported more than one trillion baht of MICE revenue had been generated since its inception, and the country has hosted 20 international MICE events per year. Support has also been granted to more than 5,000 MICE events in Thailand and ...