TCEB’s activities contribute Bt1 trillion
Since TCEB was create, Each year through the bureau&rsquo thailand has been hosting 20 international MICE events;s successful bids while support has been extended to a lot more than 5,000 MICE events in Thailand and overseas.
During the forum, the TCEB also announced reform of its strategies in three parts to market the sustainable a MICE industry in fiscal year 2019.
She added that the statistics from 2017 showed that the TCEB and operators in the MICE industry had created a confident effect on the Thailand’s economy. MICE expenditure stood as high as Bt231.2 billion, contributing Bt173 billion, or 1.1 %, to the national country;s GDP. The contribution rate of MICE to the country’s GDP is related to that of Singapore. Meanwhile, year in the same, the contributed Bt2.16 billion baht in tax and created as much as 167,300 jobs.
In terms of global ranking, the International Congress and Convention Association and the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry in 2017 have rated Thailand the fifth Convention Destination in Asia by amount of conventions, and the seventh exhibition destination in Asia with regards to exhibition space sold. The national country took the most notable spot among Asean countries in both categories.
According to TCEB, year 2018 in first three quarters of fiscal, Thailand has welcomed 25,291,439 MICE travellers, generating Bt154.779 billion in revenue.