first_imgTourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in order to promote the country as a great destination for bachelorette holidays and all women holidays, recently organised an event along with Kolkata-based travel agency Vayu Seva Tours & Travels for high-end women clientele.It is a fast growing segment that has high spends and travels in groups. Travel in this segment is becoming very popular due to the wide range of destinations and activities that Thailand has for lady travellers. Safety for women and the warm Thai hospitality has made the country a preferred choice for all women travel groups as well as solo women travellers.The event was organised for about 50 HNI ladies at the Oberoi Grand Kolkata. The evening showcased Thai techniques of fruit carving, live Som Tum making and traditional Thai snacks. Apart from this, the ladies were treated to traditional Thai massage by professionals from The Thai Spa in Kolkata and some delicious Thai food from Baan Thai.The evening started with the opening ceremony by H E Preecha Kaensa, Consul General- Royal Thai Embassy Kolkata, who addressed the gathering and welcomed lady travellers to Thailand. This was followed by a presentation on activities and attractions in popular destinations in the country that women travellers would specifically enjoy.Kaensa said,“As per my observation, most of the ladies that have attended this function are frequent visitors to Thailand and after conversing with them I have found that most of them are interested in visiting Thailand again. They are eager to know what more we can offer. Now although I do not know the exact number but I do know that the number of Indian tourist visa application is growing. From last year the number of Indian tourists which was one million has increased to 1.1 million. We also have other activities in store that will further increase the number of visitors to Thailand.”last_img