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Published on : Monday, June 20, 2016
The Tourism Authority of Thailand is delighted to announce that the “Shopping Challenge” is back today to mark the opening of the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2016. This year, 14 teams, made up of shopping-loving celebrities from all over Asia and Australia, competed for a 100,000 Baht prize by racing around Bangkok’s most famous malls to find special products.
Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2016 partners.This year, the event was joined by teams made up of members of the media and celebrities from Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Korea, China, Cambodia, Lao PDR., Taiwan, Brunei, Japan and for the first time, Australia. This year’s Shopping Challenge was won by the team from Guangzhou, China, Ms. Sun Sha Qi, Ms. Liu Yong Shi and Mr. Zou Zi Liang, who clinched the top spot after an exciting and closely fought event.
The Amazing Thailand Grand Sale campaign differs from other events of its type in that as well as offering discounts on a variety of goods, it is also possible to make great savings on tourism products; such as, accommodation, spa treatments, travel, car rental and wellness products.Mr. Wiboon Nimitrwanich, TAT’s Executive Director of the Tourism Investment Department said, “The Amazing Thailand Grand Sale is now a hugely popular event across the region and boosts tourist and visitor expenditure, as well as enhances the image of Thailand as a major shopping destination. It also encourages more local spending and creates jobs. We always look forward to welcoming the world to our sale and hope they take home happy memories as well as some great bargains.”
Taking part in the Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2016 will be 15,000 tourism business operators in more than 110 department stores and shopping centres in the seven major tourist destinations of Bangkok, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Hat Yai, Hua Hin and Udon Thani.