Bangkok Airways has partnered with the Thailand
Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) to launch its 'Fly and
Meet Double Bonus' campaign to
attract meeting and incentive groups from the Cambodia, Laos,
Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) markets.
delivers a series of benefits for meeting and incentive travel
groups. For VIPs arriving at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International
TCEB will provide a special MICE lane with fast track
service through immigration. It will also offer a financial
subsidy up to 300,000 Thai Baht (approximately US$ 9,000) per group. Planners
can also choose cultural performances, a meet-and-greet service or Thai craft demonstrations of
an equivalent value to their financial
Bangkok Airways will provide one complimentary
ticket for every group of 50 passengers, FlyerBonus double points,
an additional 10 kilograms of baggage allowance, pre-assigned group
seating, a special check-in counter, pre-check-in service,
priority tagging and souvenirs.
Bangkok Airway's Vice President - Sales, Mr. Varong Israsena Na Ayudhya said, "With Bangkok Airways'
strong presence as a full service carrier in CMLV as well as its
flexible flight connectivity within domestic Thailand linking the
MICE cities, we strongly believe this partnership will attract a
growing number of CLMV business travellers into the country."
To qualify, the inbound group
must comprise of at least 50 delegates, enter Thailand on a Bangkok
Airways flight, and stay at least two nights at a registered hotel
or hold an activity at a venue certified by the Thailand MICE
The promotion campaign is applicable in all the
four CLMV countries and will continue until
TCEB's Director of President Office Department, Mr. Puripan Bunnag, said, "The partnership with Bangkok Airways is in line
with Thailand's strategic development through collaboration with
neighboring countries, especially those in the CLMV. In addition,
it is TCEB's policy to work closely with the private sector to
boost Thailand's MICE industry. Our joint promotion campaign comes
at the right timing because of the present active business
activities in the region. We saw a healthy CLMV business traveler
arrival growth of as high as 24% last year and we expect a
healthier picture contributed by this campaign."