Thai Airways to be honored with HSMAI Gold Adrian Award


LOS ANGELES – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will recognize Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) with a Gold Adrian Award for digital marketing excellence for its winning entry in the 54th annual Adrian Awards Competition, one of the largest and prestigious travel marketing competition globally.

“We are thrilled and honored that our own website has won the Gold Award in HSMAI’s digital marketing category,” said Mr. Sutsveta Svetasobhana, THAI General Manager of the USA, Central and South America. He adds, “We worked extremely hard with our agency, SAESHE, to develop an engaging and useful online tool for our customers and are constantly adapting our website to fit the needs and trends of today.”

This year’s contest attracted nearly 1,100 entries from around the world, with entries judged by top executives from all sectors of the industry. “The quality of the entries submitted in this year’s HSMAI Adrian Awards competition was truly outstanding,” said Fran Brasseux, HSMAI executive vice president. “This year’s winners represent the most inspiring examples of travel advertising, public relations, and digital marketing. We look forward to sharing this great work with the industry at the Adrian Awards Gala.”

All winning entries will be accessible in the Adrian Awards Winners Gallery online following the awards gala on January 31, 2011 in New York City at