Thailand CVB apologises for disruption

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau apologises to C&I industry at EIBTM for disruption caused by the closure of Bangkok's airports

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) apologised to the C&I industry at EIBTM this morning for disruption caused to groups by the closure of Bangkok’s international airports.

Suvarnabhumi International and Don Mueang airports reopened this morning after days of anti-Government protests forced their closure and stranded thousands of passengers.

"TCEB would like to offer you our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused to your travel schedules and thank you for your continuing confidence in Thailand," said a statement issued by the bureau this morning at EIBTM.

"We will continue to co-ordinate with airlines, event organisers and the authorities to provide assistance to MICE visitors."

Meanwhile, in Bangkok, Chaophya Park Hotel & Resorts general manager Andrew Wood said occupancy at the 400-room property had fallen from an of average 80% to just 7% because of the civil unrest.

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