TAT shifts deputies sideways

October 9, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 9 October 2017: Tourism Authority of Thailand reshuffled six deputy governors and reinstated an advisor (grade 10) to an active role, 1 October.

The moves change their areas of responsibility, but without any explanation of why the TAT governor curated the moves.

There was plenty of speculation in the industry including suggestions the governor, who has another two years to go to complete his term wants it leave on a high note, while bolstering his performance score card. Read more

Ugo taps Travelport agents

August 24, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Singapore

SINGAPORE 24 August 2017: Travelport has signed off on an interconnect arrangement with Ugo Transfers, a service providing ground transfers.

With this interconnect arrangement, over 68,000 travel agents globally can access and book Ugo ground transport services in over 100 countries.

Agents using Travelport Marketplace can download the UGO application to browse, pre-book and confirm their customers’ ground transport arrangements in advanced. Read more

Nok adds transfer options

February 20, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Thailand

BANGKOK, 20 February 2015: Nok Air adds a new service “Nok Transfer” for passengers travelling between Chumphon Airport to town and between Samui’s Na Thon ferry pier to hotels.

According to the airline, passengers now can conveniently travel back and forth between Chumphon Airport and down town with the “Airport-to-Town” transfer service.

Also, the “Samui-on-Island” transfer provides transportation to and from the island’s ferry pier to passengers’s hotels. Read more