Tour East Thailand and Expedia to operate ‘Expedia Local Expert’
Tour East Thailand, the leading destination management company in Thailand, has signed an exclusive agreement with Expedia, to operate the Expedia Local Expert program throughout the country starting with Phuket and Bangkok. The agreement has been effective from October 1, 2017.
Making the announcement, Nick Critelli, business development manager, stated, “We are proud to partner with Expedia to launch Expedia Local Expert in Phuket and Bangkok which are going to be the first destinations in the world outside North America to offer this hugely successful program.
Expedia is an internationally trusted brand and Expedia Local Expert allows us to build the perfect activity itinerary for travellers with an insider’s perspective and local know-how following a face-to-face conversation with a local on arrival at a destination.
This includes organizing of a wide range of activities such as ground services, tours and excursions, restaurant bookings, attraction tickets and promotion of retail outlets. We are already selling dining packages with several hotels and now we have a greater opportunity to work with more hotels and local businesses to open Expedia branded desks throughout the country. During the first year, we will be serving over one million passengers and will eventually expand into other cities throughout the Kingdom. Phuket has already launched with a full service Expedia Local Expert centre in the heart of Patong”
For more information about Tour East Thailand visit www.toureast.net