TAT wedding workshop generates striking growth

Thailand expects over 5,000 weddings from China in 2019

- A Monitor Desk Report 20 Apr, 2019 | 230 Views|-+
Dhaka: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Shanghai Dao Pu Wen Culture Communication (Top One) organised a “Wedding Industry Workshop and Trade Meet” event and fam trip for Chinese wedding planners and agents during April 8-12 in Thailand.

One highlight for the 107 Chinese wedding planners and agents in attendance was a chance to meet with 62 Thai suppliers during a “Wedding Industry Workshop and Trade Meet” table-top sales event on April 9 at the Le Meridien Hotel in Chiang Mai.

“By organising the wedding industry workshop and trade meet, TAT shows it understands the importance of the Mainland Chinese market to Thailand’s growing wedding sector,” said Titiporn Maneenate, Executive Director – East Asia Region, TAT.

The event served to showcase Thailand’s readiness and diversity of facilities that cater to inbound wedding events.

These range from hotels, resorts, restaurants and other venues that are suitable to hold weddings. There are also the multitude of romantic destinations around the Kingdom that are popular for honeymoons, coupled with natural attractions and unique Thai traditions, to complete the offering and complete wedding experience.

The event also included a Thai-style Lanna wedding that Chiang Mai is famous for, plus presentations of other traditional and non-traditional wedding styles around Thailand including Phuket’s iconic Peranakan Chinese Baba-Nyonya nuptials and Trang’s unique underwater wedding ceremony.

Top One is China’s leading wedding company having organised weddings for some of China’s top media personalities and star celebrities. It is also a leader in China’s wedding industry that organises relevant workshops and events for Chinese professionals.

Thailand expects to welcome over 5,000 weddings and associated events originating from China during 2019.

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