Downward trend in agency bookings

BANGKOK, 9 May 2017: Association of Thai Travel Agents’ member companies handled 1,887,821 travellers, January to April this year, at Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports representing a decline of 11.63% from 2,136,197 visits during the same period last year.

ATTA released its data, last week, based on fees member agencies pay to the two airports to provide meet-and-greet services for international clients, but limited to travel through Bangkok.

The association’s president, Vichit Prakobgosol, said the number of tourists travelling on itineraries sold by the association’s member companies, this year, should be around the same as last year. Read more

Thai agents lose clients in January

February 6, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Thailand, Trade Talk

BANGKOK, 6 February 2017: Association of Thai Travel Agents reports a decline of 11.53% in tourism-related trips handled by its travel agency members in January logged at both Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports.

ATTA reported the association’s member companies handled 433,996 travellers at the country’s two main gateways in the first month of the year compared to 490,544 visits during the same month last year.

The data, released, late last week, is based on fees member agencies pay to the two airports to provide a meet-and-greet service for international clients, but limited to travel only to Bangkok. Read more