Bangkok – In conjunction with the Tourism Authority of Thailand's (TAT) Women's Journey Thailand Campaign, a number of Thai airlines have rolled out the 'pink' carpet for women travellers throughout August 2017. These include special privileges and benefits as well as airfare promotions from Thai Airways International, Thai Smile Airways, Bangkok Airways and NokScoot.
Thai Airways International (THAI) offers additional benefits for women travellers who fly with the airline, including 10 free kilogrammes additional excess baggage allowance and special check-in counter for ladies at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport. And if they go shopping at the Emporium Department Store, they can show their THAI boarding pass to get a 'Think Pink' juice at the Harvest Juice shop. THAI's Royal Orchid Holidays is also offering special room rates and double Royal Orchid Plus miles.
Meanwhile, THAI's owned subsidiary Thai Smile Airways is offering special airfare promotions, brand name goods from Boots Retail (Thailand) as a Mother's Day gift, and a special 'Pink' dessert menu, all of which will be available on every flight throughout this August.
Bangkok Airways is offering women travellers a special domestic airfare on its flights between Bangkok and popular destinations in Thailand including Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Sukhothai, Phuket, Krabi and Trat. Valid for travel until 31 August, booking must be made by 15 August.
Women travellers will also enjoy extra privileges; such as, an additional 10 kilogrammes of baggage allowance, receive double FlyerBonus points, and receive 15 points when becoming a member of FlyerBonus by the end of this August.
NokScoot is extending priority boarding for women passengers on all flights during 11-13 August. It is also offering special airfares per sector for women travellers purchasing for two or more passengers travelling together. Booking must be made by 6 August for the travelling period between 1 August and 20 December.
Another special offer from NokScoot is for a purchase of FlyBag or FlyBagEat tickets on the NokScoot website. Women travellers will receive a 10 per cent discount with the MOMMYDAY promo code, which can be used for booking during 7-31 August with travel dates during 7 August – 20 December.
Mrs. Srisuda Wanapinyosak, TAT Deputy Governor for International Marketing – Asia and South Pacific said, "We are pleased that the Women's Journey Thailand Campaign has received tremendous support from the related authorities and the private sector for two consecutive years, and has helped encourage women travellers from around the world to visit Thailand to enjoy a huge range of activities, special deals, discounts and privileges throughout this special month."
The Airports of Thailand and the Immigration Bureau will also provide special 'pink lanes' for women travellers who visit Thailand this August.
Photo credit: Thai Airways International