Tourism and E-Commerce in Thailand to Get a Boost with “Thailand Miracle Shopping 2012”

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The FINANCIAL — Mrs. Vilaiwan Twichasri, Deputy Governor for International Marketing, Tourism Authority of Thailand, together with Mr. Gregg Hirano, vice president and country manager for Thailand, MasterCard Worldwide  announced the launch of Thailand Miracle Shopping 2012.


According to MasterCard , local and foreign shoppers will enjoy special travel and shopping deals as well as other exciting privileges when they pay with their MasterCard cards for purchases during the campaign.

The campaign comes as a part of the continuous and long-standing relationship between TAT and MasterCard who have previously collaborated on numerous campaigns to support Thailand’s tourism, help fuel overall economy, and promote e-commerce in the country.

Mrs. Vilaiwan Twichasri, Deputy Governor for International Marketing (Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Americas), Tourism Authority of Thailand, said, “We are confident that the Thailand Miracle Shopping 2012 campaign will build on the proven success of previous campaigns between TAT and MasterCard. At TAT, our goal is to support Thai merchants by encouraging locals and tourists to spend in Thailand. TMS is a fun and innovative campaign, which will bolster Thailand’s image as a travel destination among tourists while simultaneously strengthening the business relationships among partners and networks that support this campaign. With MasterCard’s wonderful and consistent support, there is no doubt that Thai and foreign shoppers who hold MasterCard cards will take advantage of the “miracle” travel deals offered throughout this campaign. Please join us in making Thailand Miracle Shopping 2012 our biggest and most successful campaign yet.”

Mr Gregg Hirano, vice president and country manager for Thailand, MasterCard Worldwide, said, “In our many collaborations with the Tourism Authority of Thailand over the years, MasterCard’s focus continues to be on providing consumers with a fast, safe, and convenient way to pay. At Thailand Miracle Shopping 2012, MasterCard cardholders can look forward to a wealth of exclusive privileges and rewards. In addition, with many of the special deals hosted on the campaign website, we hope to bring an enjoyable online shopping experience to consumers in Thailand as well as to those who intend to visit.”

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