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February 28, 2021
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Chamber Business News: February 2021

10 FEB – AustCham Thailand’s Hospitality & Tourism Committee on “Tourism in Thailand Update”

On Wednesday 10 February 2021, AustCham Thailand’s Hospitality & Tourism Committee held a Business Briefing on “Tourism in Thailand Update” at The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok.
Thank you to our special guest speakers; Khun Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, Deputy Governor for Asia and South Pacific of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Khun Marisa Sukosol Nunbhakdi, President of Thai Hotels Association (THA) and Executive Vice President of Sukosol Hotels, as well as our moderator; Wimintra Raj, founder and Editor in Chief of, for elaborating on updates of the current hospitality and tourism situation, and plans for business development.

Complying with health and safety guidelines, the event was followed by a networking session where all guests had an opportunity to talk business with other Hospitality and Tourism professionals.

AustCham members can see event presentations at our Resource page: 

17 FEB – AustCham Member Briefing on “React – Resilience – Realise – Rethink Your Business Strategy”

On Wednesday 17th February, AustCham Thailand held its first Member Briefing for 2021. Prior to the Networking, we organized an AustCham Member Briefing on “React – Resilience – Realise – Rethink Your Business Strategy”, where our speakers from BDO in Thailand discussed business strategy, adaptation and sharing key insights to operate through these challenging times. We would like to thank our speakers Matthew Cutt; International Liaison Partner, Ishan Shah; Tax Director, Peter Sheville; Partner at BDO in Thailand. Finally, we would like to thank BDO in Thailand, our event corporate sponsor and Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, our venue sponsor, for making the event successful.

25 FEB – Joint Chambers Phuket Business Briefing: “Phuket’s Plan to Lure Back Tourists by October”

On Thursday 25 February, AustCham Thailand and the Australian Consulate General Phuket, in collaboration with Australian Alumni and partner Chambers, held Joint Chambers Phuket Business Briefing: “Phuket’s Plan to Lure Back Tourists by October” where Mr. Bhummikitti Ruktaengam, President of the Phuket Tourist Association, shared the plans for reviving tourism industry on this island paradise. We appreciated his contribution. All in all, we would like to thank the Australian Consulate General Phuket, venue sponsor; Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, event supporters; Lady Pie Phuket, Captain Hook’s Smoke House and media partner; Phuket News, for their generous support.

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