In the afternoon of today (21 November 2023) at Charuwat Meeting Room, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT.) head quarter, Miss Thapanee Kiatphaibool, the TAT. Governor presides over a press conference launching a campaign named “Amazing Thailand Expat Privileges” which aims to boost the tourism during the year end to the beginning of 2024. The campaign targets the Expat group by presenting various Super Deal traveling packages with up to 80% discount, in order to boost the tourism revenue and strive for the 2024 goals.
Miss Thapanee Kiatphaibool, the TAT. Governor said that TAT. had collaborated with True Corporation Public Company Limited or TRUE – DTAC through a campaign named “Amazing Thailand Expat Privileges” to stimulate circulating expenditure of the country’s economy, focusing on the Sub-Culture market of foreigners who stay in Thailand for a long period (Expat). More than 2.15 million Expat live in the kingdom— immigrants who build a family, remote workers who move to the country after the expansion of overseas business, long-stay travelers, and foreign tourists. The campaign gifts up to 80% discount for special deals covering a variety of categories, for example, accommodation, restaurant, health & wellness, and traveling activity. The campaign will forward the goodwill to form a meaningful relationship and share a memorable experience on the online society. Ultimately, the campaign will boost the domestic tourism and further the big picture to meet the 2024 tourism goals, estimating total revenue of 3 trillion baht.
Mr. Attaphon Charoenchansa, the Director of Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, acting for the Director of Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant said that the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant had joined hands with the TAT. under the campaign and provided 10,000 privileges of entering the national parks over Thailand for free to the Expat group and foreign tourists, from December 2023 to February 2024; in order to support ecotourism and promote natural tourist attractions over Thailand.
Mr. Tanaphon Manavutiveth, the Chief Marketing Executive of True Corporation PCL. said that, in order to make Thailand become the number one in the heart of tourists all over the world, True Corporation was readily on board with impressing and taking care of the visitors. Moreover, True Corporation is honored to join the operation to promote the tourism industry with the campaign “Amazing Thailand Expat Privileges”. About 54% (1.2 million people) of Expat in Thailand are a customer of TRUE – DTAC, including both the roaming and new number service. Most of them come from China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, and Southeast Asia. They have a high expectation for tourism product and service. They always take into consideration suitable factors for traveling and staying in a country for a long period such as access to a shopping district.
TRUE – DTAC owns a channel to directly communicate with the Expat group, by working with more than 700 operators who partner with True Corporation PCL. to promote the campaign. As soon as tourists arrive in Thailand, if they use the same number, they will receive an SMS through a Location-Based Service (LBS) immediately after landing at the 6 international airports: Suvarnabhumi Airport, Don Mueang International Airport, Chiang Mai International Airport, Mae Fah Luang – Chiang Rai International Airport, Phuket International Airport, and Hat Yai International Airport. For tourists who choose to purchase Thailand Tourist SIM at the True Shop, they will find the campaign in the Sales Menu and receive a Welcome SMS after operating the SIM to remind them about the campaign by Tourism Authority of Thailand again. Moreover, TRUE also promotes the campaign on the website: https://www.truemoveh-thailandsim.com/ and https://inbound.trueid.net at the Privilege channel for foreign tourists.
“Amazing Thailand Expat Privileges” aims to promote Thailand as a destination for tourists. The campaign is born from an amazing partnership between the TAT. and True Corporation Public Company Limited or TRUE – DTAC. Present special deals and discounts from more than 200 establishments all over the kingdom to the Expat group and foreign tourists. The privileges cover a variety of categories, for example, River Kwai Jungle Rafts Resort, Cocoa Valley Resort, Centara Koh Chang Tropicana Resort for accommodation; Somtum Villa, Chaophraya Cruise, De riva Ayothaya for restaurant; Oasis Spa, Abhaibhubejhr Dayspa, Kiri Tara Spa & Massage for health & wellness; Treasure Hill Golf & Country Club, Black Mountain Water Park, Siam Niramit Phuket for activity; etc. Moreover, Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant also collaborates in the campaign by providing a privilege of entering the national parks over Thailand for free from December 2023 to February 2024, in order to support ecotourism. Last but not least, the campaign also gifts 500-baht vouchers for Bangchak Station.
Tourists can get the campaign’s various special deals and discounts that cover every category of traveling, from the beginning to the end of the trip, at the website: https://expatprivileges.com. Moreover, the campaign is launched at a perfect time to celebrate a winter festival, supporting tourists to enjoy traveling in Thailand during the year end and the beginning of the next year, safely and worth your money. Redeem and use the special deals from now on until 29 February 2024, by registering on the website to get your preferred discounts. After that, show the redeemed Promo Code along with your passport at the designated establishment. The conditions are as the establishment designated.