Nine leading outbound MICE tour operators and travel agents from India, recently visited Banyan Tree Phuket and Angsana Laguna Phuket, as part of a familiarization (FAM) trip organized by the two niche hotels in association with airline partner Indigo and on-ground partner Travel Bullz.
Offering crafted experiences for leisure and MICE, Banyan Tree Phuket and Angsana Laguna Phuket aim to create an in-depth understanding about the properties, their service and cultural insights that are outlined to cater to these segments of the India market.
Banyan Tree Phuket Area Director of Sales & Marketing, Shannon Creado and Angsana Laguna Phuket Area General Manager, Michael Zitek, welcomed and accompanied the tour operators during the familiarization. The MICE agents were given a product presentation and detailed information on the offerings and benefits of booking with Banyan Tree Phuket and Angsana Laguna Phuket at special rates for the India market.
Commenting on this initiative, Creado, said, “We are seeing a huge opportunity in the Indian MICE sector especially with weddings and special occasions. Our experiences are uniquely designed keeping in mind the requirements the organizers and their guests. Our all Pool villa resort and brand values are one-of-a-kind and promise an exclusive experience, catering to the needs of those who book with us.”
Zitek said, “We are thrilled to welcome some of the leading MICE operators from India and look forward to working very closely with them to cater to the ever-growing market of corporates, weddings and event in India, especially now with the launch of our new venue ACES.”
During their visit, the agents explored select offerings of luxurious stays, conference rooms, event facilities, world-class cuisine and wellbeing therapies of both Banyan Tree Phuket and Angsana Laguna Phuket. To enhance their experience, the properties also showcased multiple activities to showcase the beautiful destination that is the island of Phuket along with shopping and local experiences.
Ankush Nijhawan, Managing Director-Nijhawan Group, said, “Our key focus is to bring milestone events, special events, weddings, corporate and MICE groups to experience the world-class hospitality and services at Banyan Tree Phuket and Angsana Laguna Phuket. Nijhawan Group’s continuous support will educate the MICE, corporate and wedding operators about the products in India market.”
About Banyan Tree Phuket: The award-winning hotel is located in the Andaman’s greatest treasure, the island of Phuket. A private paradise of luxurious all-pool villas nestled around a salt-water lagoon and surrounded by lush greenery, the resort is the perfect destination for travellers who seek a luxury hideaway, a Golf Getaway, a relaxing staycation or a base from which to explore this beautiful island its heritage, culture and stunning beaches.
About Angsana Laguna Phuket: Set along the shores of Phuket’s Bang Tao Bay in the island’s northwest, Angsana Laguna Phuket, part of Asia’s first integrated resort, Laguna Phuket. Guests can enjoy pristine beaches with warm white sand or laze in the more than 300 metre free-form pool around the resort. The resort is ideal for big family groups, romantic getaways and luxurious stays.