first_imgThe Thailand Travel Mart 2013 Plus (TTM+2013) is officially underway, with a street food themed welcome reception and special awards ceremony to take place.TTM+ 2013 will host 413 registered buyers from international destinations such as India, Australia, South Korea, USA, New Zealand, Italy, Israel, the UK and more.395 suppliers have been invited to cover a range of markets including weddings and honeymoon, hotels and resorts, golf, eco-tourism, tour operators, entertainment, health and wellness and provincial tourism.During the welcome reception at Bangkok’s IMPACT Exhibition Centre Hall on 5 June, an awards presentation will be held for the 2013 ‘Friends of Thailand’.This ceremony, normally undertaken as part of the Thailand Tourism Awards, will be held for the first time at TTM+ 2013, given that the travel trade event comprises buyers, sellers, operators, organisations, agents and media who contribute and support Thailand’s tourism industry.ETB News is in Bangkok for TTM+ 2013 between 4-7 June, hosted by TAT.Source = e-Travel Blackboard: P.T. Thailand’s largest travel and tourism event is officially open.last_img