Thailand Tourism Forum

A Special Thailand Tourism Forum 2020 - Bangkok Edition

Thailand’s Mega Travel and Tourism Gateway Marketplace – ‘Temperature Check’

Bangkok is one of the world’s leading travel gateways. Its value to ‘Brand Thailand’ is the face of a nation.

During the current global pandemic, travel, tourism and hotels have been dramatically impacted. This special edition of TTF is a much needed temperature check for the industry. Join us of as part of a developing storyline of how Bangkok will reopen travel and what hotels can do in these times of crisis.

Time & Date

3 pm (Bangkok time), Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Venue

Zoom Webinar Broadcast from The Rosewood Bangkok

Organizers

The American Chamber of Commerce – Thailand (AMCHAM)
C9 Hotelworks Hospitality Consulting Group

Registration

Attendance is complimentary. Advance registration is required. Please register here.

Program & Speakers

3:00pm to 4:00pm

A Special Thailand Tourism Forum 2020 – Bangkok Edition

‘Bend Don’t Break. Bangkok here and now.’

Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks

‘The Conversation. Thailand hotels talk back.’

David Johnson, Director, Managing Director, Delivering Asia Communications<

Thirayuth Chirathivat, CEO, Centara Hotels & Resorts

‘By the Numbers. Deep into the early trends of market reopening.’

Jesper Palmqvist, Area Director – Asia Pacific, STR

‘Return of International Flights – Certifications, Quarantines, Reciprocity.’

Charles Blocker, CEO, IC Partners Limited

‘Love Amongst the Ruins. Operator and OTA relations and the future of distribution.’

Robert Hecker, Managing Director-Pacific Asia, Horwath HTL

Mark Flower, VP, Commercial - South East Asia & Korea, IHG Hotels & Resorts

Tim Hughes, VP of Business Development, Agoda

Buy. Sell. Hold. Investment trends, cap rates and shifting values from ground zero.

Nihat Can Ercan, MD, Head of Investment Sales Asia - JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group

‘Bang the Drum. 2020’s domesticated hospitality consumer.’

David Keen, CEO, QUO

'Doors Wide Open. A Bangkok hotel sales and marketing re-starter’

Leanne Reddie, Director of Sales and Marketing, Rosewood Bangkok

‘Operators and lenders... got the Fever or Chilled?’

Eric Levy, Managing Director, Tourism Solutions International (TSI)

‘Analyze This. A financial primer for Bangkok hotel owners.’

Nikhom Jensiriratanakorn, Director-Thailand, Horwath HTL

‘My Bangkok. Thainess rules.’

Wimintra Jangnin, Editor in Chief, Hotel Intel