Thailand’s tourist industry is expected to expand with at least 10% growth in revenue this year reaching 3.4 trillion baht. Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has predicted international arrivals will top 40 million next year driven by bothdomestic and international tourists.Tourism contributes 18%-19% to Thailand’s GDP and it will continue to grow.According to Mastercard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2017, there were three .Thailand destinations in the top ten Asia Pacific destinations ranked by international overnight arrivals, Bangkok (19.3m), Phuket (9.1m) and Pattaya (8.1m) respectively. Taking a look at its other Southeast Asia neighbors, Vietnam and Philippines is picking up its speed in infrastructure development in an effort to lure overseas travellers with easy reachability. Malaysia and Indonesia were also in the game to compete for Chinese & Muslim tourists. Singapore is continuously keeping its position as a hub for both business and leisure travellers.As modern travels evolves tremendously in order to gain greater revenues, hotel,OTAs, airlines and other stakeholders shall utilize on data, technology and marketing innovations to accommodate the discerning guests in new age. Asia Hotel Marketing & Revenue Conference (HMR) is part of Escom’s Hospitality.Asia series events which contains six major events including Hospitality Philippines Conference (HPC), Hospitality Indonesia Conference (HIC), Hospitality Malaysia Conference (HMC), Hospitality Indochina Forum (HIF), China Hotel Technology &Management Summit (HTM China) and HMR.
This conference will be a comfortable, yet focused platforms which bring together more than International & Domestic Hotel Chains, Economy, Boutique,Independent Hotels & Resorts, Market Research Companies, Travel Technologyand Service Providers, Intermediaries/OTAs, Airlines and other key stakeholders for delegates to establish partnerships, exchange ideas, keep abreast with the industry trends in an effort to achieve better performance.
Jutamas Wisansing (Ph.D.) Chair PATA Thailand Chapter
Fenady Uriarte Business Development Manager, Southeast Asia
Jens Thraenhart Executive Director / CEO Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO)
Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya Deputy Governor for International Marketing (Asia and the South Pacific) Tourism Authority of Thailand
Patrick Basset Chief Operating Officer AccorHotels for Upper Southeast & Northeast Asia and the Maldives
Hamish Keith CEO EXO Travel
Anchalika Kijkanakorn Managing Director & Founder AKARYN Hotel Group
Parichat Haehnen Regional Manager Booking.com
Senior Hospitality Leaders
Speakers and Panelists
Hotel & Resort Operators
Partners and Sponsors