BMA to promote tourism at ITB Berlin


BANGKOK, 8 March 2012  – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is set to build confidence among tourists and tourism operators with a promotional campaign to draw more tourists back to the capital.

BMA deputy governor Thaya Theepsuwan has officially opened the BMA’s booth at the world’s leading travel trade show, ITB Berlin, in Germany. The BMA is promoting tourism under the theme of Bangkok Smile, while also establishing confidence in Bangkok’s safety situation and the BMA’s willingness to cooperate with the government in resolving the flood problem.

Tourism Authority of Thailand Governor Surapol Svetserani stated that Bangkok is an important tourism destination and also a transit route for those who wish to travel onto other destinations. Therefore, plans and campaigns will be held in collaboration with the BMA to attract tourists and investors to extend their stay in Bangkok. In order to promote tourism in the Thai capital, tourists must feel confident of the city’s infrastructure improvement plans and be aware of the hospitality and culinary delights it has to offer.