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Bangkok Airways announces collaboration with Expedia Group

Author: Vicky Karantzavelou / Date: Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:17
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From left: Mr. Chulin Kocharoen, Regional Sales Director-– Europe, Americas, Australasia and Africa Sales, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited; Mr. Varong Israsena Na Ayudhya, Vice President - Sales, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited; Mr. Sandeep Sharma, Director South East Asia and India, Expedia group; Ms. Natakan Siri-Upathum, Senior Manager Airlines Commercial, Thailand & Malaysia, Expedia group
From left: Mr. Chulin Kocharoen, Regional Sales Director-– Europe, Americas, Australasia and Africa Sales, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited; Mr. Varong Israsena Na Ayudhya, Vice President - Sales, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited; Mr. Sandeep Sharma, Director South East Asia and India, Expedia group; Ms. Natakan Siri-Upathum, Senior Manager Airlines Commercial, Thailand & Malaysia, Expedia group

Starting today, passengers can make reservations for all Bangkok Airways’ flights via different Expedia channels, Expedia’s mobile application on both iOS and Android or at any Expedia Customer Service Centers worldwide.

BANGKOK – Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited or Bangkok Airways recently announced a new collaboration effort with Expedia group, the world’s largest online travel company, to add a new distribution channel and incorporate a marketing campaign globally. The airline sees a boost in ticket sales through various sales channels of Expedia and its subsidiaries especially in North America, Europe and Australasia. Starting today, passengers can make reservations for all Bangkok Airways’ flights via different Expedia channels, Expedia’s mobile application on both iOS and Android or at any Expedia Customer Service Centers worldwide.

Varong Israsena Na Ayudhya, Vice President - Sales, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited said:
It’s another significant milestone for Bangkok Airways to collaborate with Expedia group, one of the world’s leading online travel companies. The new collaboration will enable us to offer passengers a broader choice of booking channels via Expedia’s extensive platforms. Bangkok Airways strives to improve our service provided to our passengers to enhance their travel experience as well as to emphasize our position as Asia’s Boutique Airline.”

Commenting on the announcement, James Marshall, Asia Pacific Vice President of Transport Partner Services, Expedia group shared: “Our relationship with Bangkok Airways will extend a cutting-edge technology that powers our consumer site(s) to our partners, powering a booking solution that gives travellers around the world access to competitive flight prices and a better way to discover and book their travel. This is a great step forward in widening the reach for Bangkok Airways to a global audience through our Expedia platforms.”

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Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales. She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.