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Special Thailand Tourism Forum 2020 – Web Event

Category: , Posted:04 Jun 2020 | 06:00 am

Thailand’s Mega Travel and Tourism Gateway Marketplace – ‘Temperature Check’

Bangkok is one of the world’s leading travel gateways. Its value to ‘Brand Thailand’ is the face of a nation.

During the current global pandemic, travel, tourism and hotels have been dramatically impacted. This special web event  edition of TTF is a much needed temperature check for the industry. Join us of as part of a developing storyline of how Bangkok will reopen travel and what hotels can do in these times of crisis.

Time & Date: 3 pm (Bangkok time), Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Venue: Zoom Webinar Broadcast from The Rosewood Bangkok

Organizers: The American Chamber of Commerce – Thailand (AMCHAM)

C9 Hotelworks Hospitality Consulting Group

Registration: Attendance is complimentary. Sign up

 

Program & Speakers

 

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm: A Special Thailand Tourism Forum 2020 – Bangkok Edition

‘Bend Don’t Break. Bangkok here and now.’

Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks

‘The Conversation. Thailand hotels talk back.’

David Johnson, Managing Director, Delivering Asia Communications
Thirayuth Chirathivat, CEO, Centara Hotels & Resorts

‘By the Numbers. Deep into the early trends of market reopening.’

Jesper Palmqvist, Area Director – Asia Pacific, STR

‘Return of International Flights – Certifications, Quarantines, Reciprocity.’

Charles Blocker, CEO, IC Partners Limited

‘Love Amongst the Ruins. Operator and OTA relations and the future of distribution.’

Robert Hecker, Managing Director-Pacific Asia, Horwath HTL
Two Special Guests

‘Buy. Sell. Hold. Investment trends, cap rates and shifting values from ground zero.’

Nihat Can Ercan, MD, Head of Investment Sales Asia – JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group

‘Bang the Drum. 2020’s domesticated hospitality consumer.’

David Keen, CEO, QUO

‘Doors Wide Open. A Bangkok hotel sales and marketing re-starter’

Leanne Reddie, Director of Sales and Marketing, Rosewood Bangkok

‘Operators and lenders… got the Fever or Chilled?’

Eric Levy, Managing Director, Tourism Solutions International (TSI)

‘Analyze This. A financial primer for Bangkok hotel owners.’

Nikhom Jensiriratanakorn, Director-Thailand, Horwath HTL

‘My Bangkok. Thainess rules.’

Wimintra Jangnin, Editor in Chief, Hotel Intel

Questions & Answers

David Johnson, CEO, Delivering Asia Communications

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