Mr. IsraStapanaseth appointed as Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand New Delhi office ,takes over from Ms. Runjuan Tongrut ( who was appointed as Executive Director for East Asia Market, TAT Bangkok Office ) His term started from February1, 2016. His jurisdiction will cover North and East India as well as Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.
Mr Stapanaseth who was previously, the Director of TAT Chiang Rai office (North of Thailand) has been working with Tourism Authority of Thailand over 20 years now, since 1994.
Mr Stapanaseth is excited and looking forward to his stint with the Indian market. He considers India to be one of the most important tourism markets for Thailand and believes that it has tremendous potential. He will be focusing on promoting all sectors of tourism including Golf, Indian weddings, women travelers, adventure tourism with the focus on luxury segment.
Mr Stapanaseth is keen to work closely with the Indian travel trade industry to promote newer destinations in Thailand and boosting arrivals from India to Thailand in the coming years.