One such destination, Pai in Thailand's northern
Mae Hong Son province,
was exhibiting at TTM+ and Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com sat
down with Ms. Phatchareeporn Ruecha of the Pai Tourism Business
Association to learn more about Pai as a tourist destination.
In this exclusive interview, Ms. Phatchareeporn
tells us more about Pai, how to get there, what the average length
of stay is, where visitors are coming from and what targets Pai
has for 2019.
We also discuss what
there is to do in Pai, why people should visit, what type of hotels there are,
how many 5-star hotel rooms there are in Pai, what Pai is doing
about Airbnb and whether there is
a strong hotel pipeline.
You will also discover whether smog is still an
issue, what is the best time of year to visit, how Pai is
looking to control tourism numbers in a sustainable manner, and
why Pai is exhibiting at the Thailand Travel Mart (TTM+). All
this and much, much more in the video and podcast below.