Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with Master Card, is organizing "Thailand Miracle Shopping 2012” event at Central Ladprao during July 12-15, hoping to help boost tourism industry through the use of master card.

Executive Director of Tourism Industry Department of TAT Suchada Borsub(สุชาดา บ่อทรัพย์) has stated that the event is a cooperation between the TAT and Master Card in hopes of lifting Thai tourism industry. In the event, 3 travelling packages will be on offer to visitors and tourists. These packages include 1.) Package of one free night when reserving a room at any participating hotel anywhere in Thailand, starting at 1,500 baht, 2.) Package for 2 persons for 2 nights at any popular travelling places such as Chiangrai, Chiangmai, Krabi, and Phuket, which includes flight tickets and a rented car, starting at 7,999 baht, and 3.) Five-star package that includes gadgets like iphone 4s, ipad2, or Samsung Galaxy, starting at 13,900 baht. The event will be held through July 15, 2012.

Miss Suchada has also said that the TAT has been pushing and supporting Thai tourism through E-Marketing in terms of selling and advertising strategies, so that hotel, resort and spa entrepreneurs can realize how important online tools are in promoting businesses. She added that this event is expected to raise approximately 15 million baht for Thai tourism industry through Mastercard.

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