On August 1st,
Women’s Journey Thailand 2017 Campaign launched for the second year by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), this event led by H.E Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports, and joined by TAT Governor, MR. Yuthasak Supasorn.
Fifty-six well-known women celebrities and bloggers around the world attended this fancy event that launched specially for females to join and enhance female travellers to visit Thailand at a gala welcome reception at Nai Lert Heritage House, Bangkok.
Celebrities And Bloggers
The global female celebrities and bloggers appointed representatives of “The Lady Celebrities to Thailand” and “The Lady Bloggers to Thailand” projects who are in Thailand for the launch are Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, Miss Universe 2015; So-Hyun Kim, a famous Korean actress; Tanya Sharma, an actress from India; two representatives of Nogizaga 46, a Japanese female idol group; Li Zhenying, Miss Universe China 2016; Anika Morjaria, a famous Indian moderator and presenter; Hadia Ghaleb, an Egyptian fashionista; Naeema Al Maqbali, an actress, moderator, and social media influencer; Oman; Ho Ngoc Ha, a singer, actress, and model, Vietnam; Vaniphone Phumexay, Miss Vientiane 2017; Ei Kywat Khaing, Miss Myanmar World 2017; Do My Linh, Miss Vietnam 2016; Esma Voloder, Miss World Australia 2017 and 4 runner-ups; Mary Ornborg, Editor in Chief, First Class Magazine, and Lottie Knutson, a Swedish journalist, photographer, and writer. (TAT is also launching many other activities as part of the campaign including the Lady Golf Challenge, Lady Celebrities to Thailand, Thailand through Her Eyes, Lady in Thai Fabrics, and Lady Bloggers.)
The FACE Thailand
TAT has also invited The FACE Thailand former-competitors and Ms.Nattaya Boonchompaisarn, or Grace, the winner of The FACE Thailand Season 3, for an amazing fashion show and a good speech to inspire female travellers to visit Thailand.
H.E. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul gave an inspiring speech that touched many hearts.
” Why women? we believe that women will shape the world, why you? why all of you here? you are hand-picked by TAT representatives. in your country. You are women with beauty, with passion, with power, with so many things that you can help to tell the world why Thailand value women.”
“Why tourism? Tourism is not just the matter of figures, it’s not only just to say how many people coming to Thailand, and the growth in terms of percentage. Tourism is not just business but tourism is about people to people and heart to heart. That is why I believe it has to be you, it has to be Thailand, it has to be tourism.” – H.E Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul
The Campaign is designed to invite both international and local female travellers to visit Thailand to appreciate the country as named “one of Asia’s most female friendly destinations”. Which will spoil females around the world who visits Thailand in August with a special “Women’s Journey Thailand” mobile app, which can be downloaded. Registrants will get a “Welcoming Package” including such as a free welcome drink by Coffee World, 7-days free Sim Card with WiFi by DTAC, and 300 Baht discount by Grab Taxi and more.
– 20% discount at King Power Duty-free Shops (except the airport branch)
– Special airfare for the domestic sector, starting from 1,290 Baht by Bangkok Airways
– Special car rental fee by Thai Rent A Car (499 Baht/day)
– 500 Baht discount voucher by the Siam Discovery Department Store (for women visitors)
– Free ice-cream cone by McDonalds Thailand (only during August 2017)
Thailand has recorded a significant rise in female visitors over the past few years.
Full details regarding products, services and travel deals on the “Women’s Journey Thailand” website,
TAT’s website: http://www.tatnews.org/
Women’s Journey Thailand: https://womensjourney.tourismthailand.org/