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Thailand Tourism Forum 2022 Registration Now Open

Category: Hotels|Tourism, Posted:09 Feb 2022 | 07:33 am

Thailand’s largest annual hotel industry event is back, with the Thailand Tourism Forum 2022 on 1st March with the theme #ThaiTourismUnited Crisis, opportunity, threats and disruption continue to create a volatile marketplace. Now is the time to innovate, adapt and re-create our business models. Come and listen to the voices of tomorrow as we take a critical look at why the industry has to adapt to an entirely new business model, and how to do it.

This is an event where Thailand’s tourism industry stands united. It’s an opportunity to meet industry leaders and peers, to explore and learn and be a part of our next step forward in 2022. TTF 2022 remains a unique high energy ‘in person’ event and will not be broadcast live nor as a hybrid.                                                                                                   

Date                             Tuesday, 1 March 2022

Venue                          Conrad Hotel Bangkok

Organizer                     C9 Hotelworks Hospitality Consulting Group in partnership with Hilton, STR, Horwath HTL, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group, QUO, Delivering Asia Communications and the American Chamber of Commerce Thailand (AMCHAM) .

Registration                 Attendance is complimentary. Advance registration is required and only those with confirmed Eventbrite registration QR codes along with supporting documentation for at least two (2) vaccinations will be allowed entry. Registered delegates are also requested to follow SHA guidelines. Please register here.

Event Schedule

3:00 pm onwards          Registration Open                   

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm      Thailand Tourism Forum 2022

‘What Tourism Can Learn from Die Hard’

Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks


‘Why Hotel Operators Must Change – A Conversation’

Clarence Tan, Senior Vice President Development, Hilton Hotels and Resorts

Charles Blocker, CEO, IC Partners Limited


‘Got Numbers, Now What?’

Jesper Palmqvist, Area Director – Asia Pacific, STR


‘Thailand’s Hotel Transactions – How to Make A Deal Work’

Chakkrit Chakrabandhu Na Ayudhya, EVP, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Pitinut Pupatwibul Robbins, Senior Vice President, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group


‘Going Local – How Can Travel Give Back’

Aliza Napartivaumnuay, CEO, Socialgiver


‘New Family Office – Next Generation of Hotel Owners Speak Out’

Nikhom Jensiriratanakorn, Director-Thailand, Horwath HTL

Bodintorn Juangroongruangkit, CEO, Real Asset Development

Natapree Pichaironarongsongkram, Managing Director, Supatra Real Estate


‘Hybrid Spaces – Jumping Out of the Box’

Catherine Monthienvichienchai, Brand Strategy Leader, QUO


‘Crypto for Hospitality’
Akalarp Yimwilai, CEO (Thailand) and Co-Founder, Zipmex

Viona Zhang, Assistant Vice President, C9 Hotelworks


‘Green Thailand – Lessons in Sustainable Tourism’

Jakkrapong Chinkrathok, CEO and Founder, Find Folk


‘Behind the Mask – A Totally New Travel Experience’

Wimintra Raj, Editor in Chief, Hotel Intel


Wrap-Up and Closing Remarks


Event Co-Hosts

Krongsak Bonn Paramacharoenroj, Country Manager, ONDA Thailand

Nantanittaya Sesaweech, Assistant Managing Director, Horizon Village & Resort


5:30 pm to 7:00 pm      Networking Cocktails – with compliments of Hilton Worldwide 

Special Promotion Hotel Rates for TTF 2022 Delegates:  Conrad Hotel Bangkok: TTF 2022

For special ‘Test & Go’ reservations and promotions for TTF 2022 Delegates coming from abroad:  Please send email to Conrad reservation team to [email protected] and make request for room and PRC testing.

Post Event Videos

The organizer intends upon videotaping TTF 2022 for rebroadcast over social media and will be available shortly after the event; there will be no live broadcast. A link will be provided to you and to the broader public via email and social media. TTF 2022 speaker presentations will be on the Thailand Tourism Forum ( website.

Unique QR Code – Eventbrite Ticketing

TTF 2022 will again use Eventbrite for event registration, ticketing and access. Only registered and confirmed delegates having an official Eventbrite ticket will be granted entry to TTF 2022. Eventbrite tickets will have a unique user QR code which must be presented for scanning on your smartphone or in paper form upon entry. There will be no exceptions; no ticket, no entry. The Eventbrite ticket will help to ensure delegates safe access and mobility at the event. Note: To comply with SHA guidelines, seating at this year’s TTF is limited to just 480 persons this year.

Proof of Two (2) Vaccine Doses

Every registered delegate, speaker, support staff and hotel staff must present a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination approved by authorized organization in the country of origin. Given COVID-19 vaccines must be approved by WHO or Thai FDA. Approved vaccines include: SinoVac, AstraZeneca/Oxford, Pfizer/BioNTech, Janssen Pharmaceutical, Moderna, Sinopharm, and or Sputnik V.

Important Event Logistics/Access

Delegates may enter TTF 2022 either by using the Conrad Hotel’s main entrance at the south side of the building or the ballroom entrance along Soi Rumrudee. The organizer would appreciate your using the ballroom entrance along Soi Rumrudee. Your unique TTF 2022 Eventbrite ticket will provide you important information and access to your pre-assigned pre-function area, designated seat in the event hall and the respective reception areas following TTF.

SHA Compliance

The venue for the Thailand Tourism Forum 2022 is the Conrad Hotel Bangkok which is an SHA Extra Plus certified and complaint hotel. Registrants to TTF 2022 are required to follow the Thailand Safety and Health Administration (SHA) guidelines which require appropriate social distancing at all times at the event as well as a temperature check upon entering event area at Conrad Hotel and the wearing of a face mask until settled in your designated area(s) among other SHA Extra Plus guidelines. Please review –



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