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Samui launches special tourism promotion to entice Thai travellers

More than 60 tourism entrepreneurs, ranging from airlines, accommodation establishments, spas and boats are offering up to a 70% discount for the travel periods between July and October 2020.

Bangkok, 28 June, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in cooperation with Ko Samui’s public and private partners, is inviting Thai travellers to visit Ko Samui now that the COVID-19 situation has improved and the government is considering the fifth phase of easing the lockdown from 1 July, 2020.

Tourism businesses on Ko Samui are also reopening from July 2020, onwards, albeit under a new normal – both the operators and the tourists are required to observe strict safety and health routines to continue to be a part of the nationwide effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 infections.

Samui launches special tourism promotion to entice Thai travellers

Mr. Vijvut Jinto (centre), Governor of Surat Thani; Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn (2nd from right), TAT Governor; Mr. Vorasit Pongkumpunt (2nd from left),
President, Tourism Association of Koh Samui; Ms. Plernpis Kosolutasarn (left), Director – Event Marketing and Tourism Associate, Bangkok Airways; and the event’s MC at the press launch to promote tourism to Ko Samui during July and October, 2020.

To mark the ‘new normal’ of tourism in Thailand, more than 60 tourism entrepreneurs on Ko Samui, comprising members of the Tourism Association of Ko Samui, Thai Hotel Association Southern Chapter – East Coast, and Samui Spa Association, are offering special packages with discounts up to 70% for the travel periods between July and October, 2020.

The special packages will be available at a special tourism promotion event to be held from 3-5 July, 2020, at the Eden Zone, CentralWorld, Bangkok.

To make the special travel deals for Ko Samui even more special, Bangkok Airways is offering a Samui Super Sales deal on the Bangkok-Samui route for 2,300 Baht (one-way, excluding airport tax). For Thai travellers travelling during weekdays, between Sunday and Thursday, the airline is giving another 500 Baht off its special package at 7,900 Baht per person inclusive of return airfare on the Bangkok-Samui route and three-days/two-nights’ accommodation. For reservations, call +66 (0) 2111-2299, 089-699-6856, or 082-645-5426.

For more information, call the TAT Ko Samui Office at +66 (0) 7742-0720, 7742-0504, or follow Facebook Fanpage: TAT KOH SAMUI.

Samui launches special tourism promotion to entice Thai travellers

Ko Samui is located in the Gulf of Thailand approximately 700 km. south of Bangkok. Also known as the Coconut Island, it is one of the kingdom’s most famous and popular attractions, and the third largest island after Phuket and Ko Chang (Trat province).

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