Thai Travel Industry Get-Together at Bangkok Roadshow

13th July 2023

Hosted at Chatrium Grand Bangkok, Thailand, the "Digital Travel – Facilitating Direct Bookings and Productivity Gains" event, organized by Trip Affiliates Network (TA Network), TravelOne (a TA Network subsidiary), and in collaboration with SiteMinder, took place on July 13, 2023. The event brought together prominent members of the Thai travel industry, including The Zign Group, Chatrium Hotels and Resorts, Cross Hotels and Resorts, Deevana Hotels and Resorts, Patong Resort Hotel, and Grande Centre Point Hotels

The primary objective of the event was to introduce TA Network to local Thai hotels and travel agents, providing a platform for networking and fostering new business connections within the industry. This initiative aimed to showcase TA Network's diverse range of dynamic products, such as the virtual credit card (VCC) and voucher system, to a broader audience, generating interest among potential partners

TA Network prides itself on delivering unique turnkey solutions to hotels and travel agents, offering a system for direct bookings, increased revenue, and reduced administrative and operating costs for hotels. Additionally, TA Network provides access to its global inventory system while tailoring to individual supplier prices for travel agents. As the first one-stop, digital travel ecosystem, TA Network extends technological solutions to various sectors in the travel industry, including hotels and transfer operations

While TA Network spearheaded the event, interactive sessions allowed travel attendees to actively participate. These sessions included a Q&A with TA Network's leaders and an evening dinner at the hotel, providing attendees with opportunities for networking and discussions

Ho Siang Twang, Managing Partner of TA Network, emphasised the event's significance for Thai hoteliers and travel agents, aiming to strengthen ties and promote networking within the local travel industry. He highlighted TA Network's commitment to helping businesses in the travel industry operate and reshape their strategies through an open and interconnected travel ecosystem. ST further expressed optimism that attendees gained insights into TA Network's innovative solutions, enjoyed the event, and anticipated further growth within the travel ecosystem

About SiteMinder

SiteMinder is the only software platform that unlocks the full revenue potential of hotels, and Little Hotelier, an all-in-one hotel management software that makes the lives of small accommodation providers easier. This global company is headquartered in Sydney with offices in Bangalore, Bangkok, Barcelona, Berlin, Dallas, Galway, London and Manila. Through their technology and the largest partner ecosystem in the global hotel industry, they generate more than 100 million reservations worth over US$35 billion in revenue for hotel customers each year

About Trip Affiliates Network

Headquartered in Singapore, with offices in Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, Trip Affiliates Network provides FIT/group inbound and outbound turnkey solutions and add-on direct supplier connectivity services for travel agents, wholesalers and hotels. High-end platforms include integrated booking systems for flights, hotels, activities and transfers plus dynamic packages and digital payment solutions