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Registration Open for Thailand Tourism Forum 2017

Category: Tourism, Posted:31 Oct 2016 | 06:00 am

The date has been set for the upcoming Thailand Tourism Forum 2017 in Bangkok, on Monday January 23rd . This is the 6th year for Thailand’s leading hotel event, and it is again brought to you by C9 Hotelworks, AMCHAM Thailand, InterContinental Hotel Group, Quo, STR, Horwath HTL, JLL and Delivering Asia Communication. Last year the event filled quickly so we are advising those interested to register early.

Venue                                  InterContinental Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

                                            Grand Ballroom, Level 4

Registration       Attendance is complimentary. Advanced registration is required. Please go to www.amchamthailand.com for on-line registration, or send email to [email protected]  or telephone (+66) 02-254-1041, ext. 212.

Event Schedule

3:00pm to 4:00pm            Registration and Refreshments

4:00pm to 6:00pm            Thailand Tourism Forum 2016

Opening Remarks – ‘Changing Faces, Places and Business Models’

Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks                 

“NextGen” – How will the next generation reshape Thai hospitality?

Vorasit ‘Wan’ Issara, Managing Director, Sri Panwa, Charn Issara Group

Gavin Vongkusolkit, Founder & MD, Heritage Estates Co., Ltd.

Charles Blocker, CEO, IC Partners (Interviewer)

 

Thailand Hotel Leaders –The Undiscovered Country

Robert V. R. Hecker, Managing Director, Horwath HTL (Moderator)

Suphajee Suthumpun, Group CEO, Dusit International

Leanne Harwood, VP Operations South East Asia Korea, InterContinental Hotels Group

Peter Henley, President & CEO, ONYX Hospitality Group

Patrick Basset, COO, Accor Hotels Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia

 

Hotel Market Update – Bangkok & Other Thai Destinations By The Numbers

Jesper Palmqvist, Area Director – Asia Pacific, STR

 

The Power of Thai Regional Destination Brands Come of Age                                  

David Keen, CEO, QUO Global (Moderator)

Wichit Na-Ranong, Owner & Managing Director, The Slate Phuket

Tanes Petsuwan, Deputy Governor – International Marketing Strategy, TAT

Mark Simmons, Marketing Advisor, Phuket Hotels Association

 

Benchmarking Thailand’s Hotel Transactions and Investment Sector

Mike Batchelor, Managing Director, Investment Sales Asia, JLL

 

Industry Trends – How to Position Your Group for Profit

Eric Levy, Managing Director, TSI (Moderator) 

Katerina Giannouka, VP – Development APAC & China, Rosewood Hotel Group

Choo Leng Goh, GM, Plaza Athenee Bangkok, A Royal Meridien Hotel

LeAnn Hucker, Director Sales & Marketing, The Siam, Bangkok

Chittimas Ketvoravit, Managing Director, D.K. Lam Properties

Vorada Jia Thangsurbkul, FEVP Investment Banking Div, Siam Commercial Bank Plc.

 

10 Things You Want To Know About Thai Millennial Travelers

Wimintra Jangnin – Editor in Chief – Hotel Intel

Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks

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