The Tourism Authority of Thailand hosted an ESG activity for 48 international delegates attending the Air Canada Asia Pacific Sales Summit, marking the resumption of Air Canada’s Bangkok-Vancouver service. The event emphasized sustainable tourism goals and included historical sightseeing and discussions with Air Canada’s management. The airline has increased its Bangkok-Vancouver service and Thailand is targeting more travelers from Canada in the coming years.
TAT Hosts ‘ESG Activity in Thailand’ for Air Canada Delegates
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently hosted an ‘ESG activity in Thailand’ for international delegates attending the Air Canada Asia Pacific Sales Summit in Bangkok. The event celebrated Air Canada’s resumption of its Bangkok-Vancouver service. Mr. Siripakorn Cheawsamoot, TAT Deputy Governor for International Marketing, emphasized the event’s focus on environment, social and governance (ESG) activities in line with the Sustainable Tourism Goals and the United Nations’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
Highlights of the half-day event included historical sightseeing of Wat Arun, enjoying Thai ice cream, and creating coasters with concrete waste at a local community workshop. The event showcased TAT’s commitment to sustainable tourism initiatives. Air Canada has resumed its Bangkok-Vancouver service with four flights per week and plans to increase to daily operation in early 2024 to meet high demand. The airline operates using a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and has launched ESG initiatives to stimulate travel to Thailand.
Efficient and Clean Energy in Focus
The event, attended by TAT executives and attended by Air Canada’s management, highlighted TAT’s initiatives to encourage travel to Thailand among key segments. TAT projects an increase in Canadian travelers visiting Thailand in the upcoming years.