I was one of three representatives from the travel industry invited to a morning meeting and address by the young woman Prime Minister of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra. Select Collection was the only luxury tour operator present.
Young people outside the Sheraton, greeting
Prime Minister Yingluck (here in the middle)
|Some 15 leaders of Swedish commerce were there to greet |
her at the Sheraton
|Here I'm greeting the Thai Prime Minister|
|Here I am having meetings with the Finance Minister|
and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)
|The City Hall was beautifully lit up for the evening dinner|
|The famous Golden Room set for the banquet|
|Speech by Prime Minister |
|At the banquet with Ms Somradee Chanchai, |
Executive Director Office of the Governor (left)
and Mrs Chiravadee Khunsub,
Assistant Director of TAT in Stockholm
|Dining with the Governor of TAT, |
Mr Suraphon Svetasreni
|And the whole group representing Thai tourism|
The dinner in the famous Golden Room at the Stockholm City Hall was attended by several members of the Thai cabinet as well as 30 key leaders from the Thai Private sector.
This event was organized by Thailand Board of Investment together with the Royal Thai Embassy in Stockholm and in cooperation with Business Sweden and the Tourism Authority of Thailand.