TTM+ 2014: Selling Thailand to the World (Part 3)
After exploring the feeling around the country, the importance of a trade show like TTM Plus for Thailand’s tourism industry is huge. With expected revenue from tourism being forecasted at 22 trillion baht for 2015 alone, Thailand remains a major player internationally.
Buyers and Sellers at TTM+ 2014
Representatives from 399 organizations attended the trade show as sellers with booths – an increase of 1.27% from 2013. Most sellers were from Southern Thailand and Bangkok, followed by the Northern, Central, Eastern, and Northeastern regions. Sellers from the Greater Mekong Sub-region countries comprised 4.05% of total number of sellers – an important and growing part of the show. A representative of this region gaining global traction is the Myanmar Tourism Federation who have attended TTM plus since 2006. A total of 46.7% of the sellers expected their sales revenue to increase this year as a result of business done at the TTM Plus 2014.
Plan your Thailand Vacation, Holiday or Getaway
Well I’m afraid that that is all we have time for on this edition of iTravel Exclusives. If you’d like to find out more about the campaign, keep your eye out for the ‘Women’s Journey Thailand’ mobile app, which should be released very soon.
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