Travel bloggers, content creators and influencers from across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific enjoy busy meetings, fun local sightseeing and fascinating family trips to Thailand in Phuket.
Bangkok, Thailand—— Travel Blog Exchange Asia (TBEX) 2022 Held in Phuket from November 15-18, 2022, the event was attended by travel bloggers, content creators and influencers from around the world and was a huge success and further cemented Thailand’s Position as the destination of choice for events of all kinds around the world.
with the theme “Diversity in the South: Phuket and Beyond”, the second TBEX event in Thailand after the inaugural Asian edition of TBEX was held in Bangkok in 2015. It brought together Phuket, Southern Thailand and other Thai destinations, events, culture, food and heritage— – Emphasis on community tourism – providing valuable exposure to delegates from around the world.
gentlemen. Yuthasa SuprasongTat Governor says “TBEX Asia 2022 helped showcase Thailand’s new direction towards a more sustainable, inclusive and greener tourism industry to an extremely valuable audience – writers and influencers who will speak with diversity and Reaching social media audiences sharing their amazing experiences and impressions of Thailand. It will also help spread the message across the world that Thailand is fully open and waiting to welcome all travellers.”
held at Angsana Laguna PhuketTBEX Asia 2022 is open to content creators (producers of blogs, videos, podcasts and traditional media) and DMOs, tour operators, hoteliers, OTAs, travel brands and PR and marketing suppliers, 300 delegates from all over the world Attended TBEX Asia 2022. About half are from the Americas, followed by Europe and Asia Pacific.
With the conference taking place on November 17-18, and thanks to various Pre-Bex tours taking place on November 15-16, delegates were able to get an early taste of some of the great travel experiences Phuket has to offer.These include catamaran cruises, freediving lessons, visits to pineapple and coconut plantations in the Bang Rong community, visits to Banjajo Museum In Old Phuket Town, dine on a special menu in farm-to-table style and learn about Thai massage.
With a busy schedule of keynotes, breakout sessions and networking opportunities, the two-day conference itself proved a valuable and engaging platform for bloggers, content creators and all delegates to exchange experiences and ideas, increasing their presence on social media Knowledge of new trends, exploring opportunities for business and exposure in the Thai tourism industry.
Three exciting galas added to the vibrant, busy atmosphere of TBEX Asia 2022, each held in a different location, showcasing Phuket’s renowned food, entertainment and social lifestyle. Andamanda Water Park is the venue for the opening gala on November 16, followed by a second gala on Nov. 17 at Phuket Aquarium and a closing gala on Nov. 18 at InterContinental Phuket Resort. There was also a VIP evening at the Centara Grand Beach Resort on November 15th.
After the conference, delegates had more opportunities to explore more of Thailand with a series of 2 nights/3 days family trips to destinations outside of Phuket from 19th to 21st November. Aiming at providing a meaningful and valuable travel experience, six different post-tour routes are offered: Chiang Mai – Lampang; Songkhla – Phatthalung; Krabi; Phang Nga; Bangkok, Pattaya.