Press ReleasesTAT Press Releases 2016

Thailand marks the Golden Week with a special airport welcome for Chinese tourists

Bangkok, 6 October, 2016 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in collaboration with Don Mueang Airport and representatives from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China as well as Thai tourism stakeholders marked the Chinese Golden Week 2016 with a special airport welcome for Chinese tourists coming to enjoy the many delights of the kingdom.

chinese-golden-week-2016-1-500

Mr. Phet Chan-charoen, General Manager of Don Mueang International Airport (front row, 5th from left), and Mr. Zhou Guangxu, Third Secretary and Vice Consul of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China (front row, 4th from right) as well as officials and representatives from Thai tourism agencies jointly welcome the Chinese arrivals during the Golden Week 2016

The special welcome ceremony at Don Mueang Airport is being held daily for one arrival flight from China from 3-7 October, 2016.

In this press release, the special welcome ceremony was held on 5 October, 2016, for Chinese travellers travelling with Thai AirAsia flight FD509 from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China and flight FD583 from Kunming in southern China.

The delighted Chinese arrivals were greeted with Rum Klong Yao (long drum dance), which is traditionally performed in Thailand to welcome especially valued guests.

The guests also each received a special souvenir to mark their visit to the kingdom during this celebrated week when Chinese families often come together to travel and enjoy new experiences.

chinese-golden-week-2016-3-500

Chinese travellers travelling with Thai AirAsia flight FD509 from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

From January to September, 2016, there were a total of 3,726,548 arrivals from China at Don Mueang Airport from a total of 23,012 flights, representing a year-on-year increase of 44.81 per cent and 27.94 per cent, respectively.

Show More

TAT Newsroom

The TAT International Public Relations Division works with traditional and online media channels to promote Thailand as a tourism destination for travellers worldwide.

Related Articles

Back to top button