New EABC Working Group, Advocacy Group Tourism (AGT)
On 30 August 2017, European businesses in hospitality industry formed the new working group under the European umbrella, EABC European Chamber of Commerce in bid to solve long standing issues related to Thai Tourism. On this occasion, Mr. Koen Vermeersch from Ascott Hotel has been elected the new Chairman of EABC Advocacy Group Tourism (AGT). EABC participants in this event were Mr. Georg Wolff, EABC Board Member, Mr. Chaladbhum Temkasem, Executive Director, Ms. Pasiree Thongsak, Membership and Communications Manager, and Ms. Adarassama Chaisayan, Office Intern. The working group has identified 3 areas to begin the work this year: 1. Ease of Visitors in and out of Thailand, 2. Fair Competition and License to operate hospitality service, 3. Sustainable Environment for Thai Tourism. The working group will meet again in 1 more month.