New partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand to boost tourism in the MENA region


The country ranks among the top 10 destinations for GCC travelers. It will be promoted on all Wego marketing channels to attract more visitors to the country and spread awareness of new things to do and explore in the country after COVID-19.

Mr. Chaiwat Tamtai Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand for dubai and the Middle East commented : “One of the top travel trends for 2022 is work. As a result of this trend, Wego saw an increase in searches for vacation homes by 136%, hotel apartments by 92%, and vacation apartments. 69% in the first quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year. Thailand plans to launch a long-term resident visa for retirees, working professionals, specialists and wealthy foreigners.”

The most searched destinations Thailand from January to June 2022are Saudis who saw 56% compared to the same period in 2021, followed by Kuwait with an increase of 15%, the United Arab Emirates with 12%, and Bahrain with 7%. 48% of people looking for a holiday in Thailand are singles, followed by 27% couples and 24% families.

Mamoun Hmedan, Commercial Director and General Manager, Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and India by Wego, said, “We saw an increase of over 193% in searches from the MENA region to Thailand over the past two months compared to February and March 2022. Thailand ranks among the top 10 destinations for GCC travelers in 2022. We are excited to partner again with TAT to meet the growing demand for travel from the MENA region.

The campaign also emphasizes instilling the spirit of responsible travel, which means enjoying the highest forms of luxury without disturbing nature, traditional food, local communities, flora and fauna.

A new set of rules has been excluded for vaccinated and unvaccinated tourists from June 1, 2022 TO DO Thailand friendly trip. Tourists over the age of 18 must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before flying to Thailand. Tourists between the ages of 5 and 17 should be vaccinated with the first dose if traveling without their parents.

About Wego
Wego provides award-winning travel search websites and top-notch mobile apps for travelers living in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East Regions. Wego leverages powerful yet easy-to-use technology that automates the process of finding and comparing results from hundreds of airline, hotel, and online travel agency websites.

Wego presents an unbiased comparison of all travel products and prices offered on the market by merchants, local and global, and allows buyers to quickly find the best deal and the best place to book, whether directly from airline or hotel or from a third party. party aggregator website.

Wego was founded in 2005 and is based in dubai and Singapore with regional operations in Bangalore، Jakarta and Cairo.

About the Tourist Office of Thailand:
The tourist office of Thailand (TAT) was created on March 18, 1960. TAT was the first organization in Thailand be specifically responsible for promoting tourism. TAT provides information and data on tourist areas to the public and promotes Thailand with the aim of encouraging Thai and international tourists to travel in and around Thailand. TAT has established many overseas offices, the first being in New York, which opened in 1965. Over the past few years, TAT has established 29 offices in different parts of the world. 29e office has already been opened at Fukuoka, Japan.

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