Phuket to host Journey Weblog Change 2021
PHUKET: Phuket was selected as the venue for the world’s leading blogger event Travel Blog Exchange 2021 (TBEX Asia 2021) from October 20th to 22nd next year.
Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew, along with President of the Thai Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, and Executive Director of the Thai Tourism Authority (TAT), Nithee Seeprae, co-directed the press release, held today (October 8) at Chalong Bay Rum Distillery.
Also present were the Mayor of Phuket Town, Somjai Suwansupana, the President of the Phuket Tourist Association, Bhummikitti Ruktaengam, the President of the Southern Chapter of the Thailand Hotels Association, Kongsak Khongphongsakorn, the Mayor of Phuket Town, Somjai Suwansupana.
“Phuket has all the infrastructure to accommodate tourists flying straight from overseas. There are first class hotels and medical service providers in the province. We are more than confident that we can be a good host for all tourists and events, ”said Governor Narong.
Phuket is making all preparations for the “New Normal” tourism, as the TAT announced. The entrepreneurs are making the necessary changes to meet the requirements of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and the Ministry of Public Health.
A multi-screening process is being carried out at checkpoints in collaboration with the provincial health authorities, while security measures for water, air and land transport have been tightened to ensure everyone is sure Phuket is a safe destination, the press release said .
“We will show the world that Thailand is ready to host international events again after the death of COVID-19, and Phuket is ready to serve as a festival city,” said Chiruit.
TBEX Asia 2021 will highlight the arts, cultural diversity, venues, food and lifestyle of the people not just in Phuket but throughout the region of southern Thailand.
“The participants of TBEX Asia 2021 will discover the charm and diversity of Phuket that cannot be found anywhere else. As this major event will take place during challenging times, the honor of hosting this event is an encouraging sign of the confidence and potential of Thailand, ”said Nithee.
In order to strengthen the trust of the media and international bloggers coming to Thailand for TBEX Asia 2021, the provincial government of TCEB, TAT and Phuket organized an “inspection trip for media and bloggers” to Phuket from October 6th to 8th. The three-day program highlights Phuket’s diverse range of attractions and activities, including beautiful seas and beaches, delicious local food, street art, adventure and charming communities.