The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) received the Abacus-TAFI Award 2009 for Excellence in the Indian Travel Industry as Best International Tourism Board in India when the Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) held their International Travel Convention 2009 in the city of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand during October 22-25, 2009.
The Abacus-TAFI awards, hosted by the Travel Agents Federation of India and TravelBiz Monitor, seek to honor the very best in the travel trade, as perceived by their industry peers. Winners were selected via an online poll and nationwide polling exercise within the Indian travel industry, in association with AC Nielsen, the research partner for the Abacus-TAFI Awards 2009. The Best International Tourism Board in India Award was presented at Le Meridien Chiang Mai Hotel on October 23, 2009 and was received on behalf of TAT by Mr. Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, director of the TAT New Delhi Office.
According to Mr. Chattan: “The Abacus-TAFI awards are among the foremost awards in the Indian travel trade industry, with the winners selected by their peers in the industry. TAT is delighted to receive the Best International Tourism Board in India Award and will strive to further raise the bar with regards to overall service excellence among NTO’s in India.”