The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in cooperation with the Thai tourism industry, has the honor to be the host of the Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion (TTM+) 2017 which is held on 14-16 June, 2017, at the spacious 60,000 sqm. Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Centre (CMECC), Chiang Mai.
The event, first organized in 2001, has the primary objective to promote the tourism and service business sector in Thailand and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) counterparts. Small and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs) have an opportunity to showcase their products on this international stage. The major buyer markets include Europe, Southeast Asia, Eastern Asia, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as emerging markets, such as the CIS countries, Eastern Europe, Middle East, South America, and South Africa.
This year’s programme has been attentively planned to ensure maximum time for networking, trade and business talks among 400 sellers throughout Thailand and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and 350 quality international buyers from over 60 countries worldwide with highlights including forums with high-level keynote speakers, tourism showcases and workshops, and also local tourism-related products and services exhibition. Additionally, this year’s tourism showcase emphasizes the Thai tourism concept: Amazing Thailand, Discover Amazing Stories: The Unique Thai Local Experiences, which features Thailand’s local experiences that travellers can obtain in a specific area, distinctive stories with its own history, culture, or tradition, showing an element of the journey that leads travellers to learn the way of Thai life. Whereas each community has its own unique tales and expertise, this offers travellers to discover exciting new perspectives. As an added bonus, TTM+ buyers and media can enjoy a full range of pre-event and post-event tours, discovering Thailand’s world-renowned natural beauty and rich unique cultural heritage and its stories that will enrich the moments you encounter in the kingdom.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for joining the TTM+ 2017 and your continued support in promoting Thailand. We wish you many positive and fruitful results, and a most pleasant time during the TTM+ 2017. So let’s take this opportunity to begin the journey, unveiling amazing stories in Amazing Thailand.