Thailand Tourism Forum 2023 -  12th Annual Edition

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Thailand Tourism Forum 2023 - 12th Annual Edition

Thailand Tourism Forum 2023 , 12th Annual Edition

When and where

Date and time


Conrad Bangkok 87 Thanon Witthayu Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330 Thailand

Map and directions

How to get there

About this event

  • 5 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Date Monday, 16 January 2023

Venue Conrad Hotel Bangkok

Organizer C9 Hotelworks Hospitality Consulting Group in partnership with Horwath HTL, STR, JLL Hotels and Hospitality, QUO, Delivering Asia Communications, AMCHAM Thailand, Creative Concept AV, Phuket Hotels Association

Registration Attendance is complimentary. Advance registration is required and only those with confirmed Eventbrite registration QR codes will be allowed entry.

Event Schedule

2:00 pm onwards Registration Open

3:00 pm to 3:50 pm Prequel – Hospitality Innovation Tech Pitch Competition

4:00 pm to 5:45 pm Main Event - Thailand Tourism Forum 2023

Why Thailand Hospitality Must Innovate

Bill Barnett, Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks

Creating a New Hospitality Landscape with Brands

Wallapa Traisorat, Chief Executive Officer and President, Asset World Corporation

(Moderator) David Johnson, CEO, Delivering Asia Communications

Disruption and Change in Hotel Technology and Distribution

Liz Perkins, Vice President - Revenue Management and Commercial Services APAC, Hilton

(Moderator) Charles Blocker, CEO, IC Partners Limited

Thai Hospitality - Culture, Design, Legacy and Now Reinvention

Ho Ren Yung, Senior Vice President – Brand and Commercial, Banyan Tree Group

(Moderator) Sumi Soorian, Executive Director, Phuket Hotels Association

Ready, Set, Go (Wait) - How Competitive Are Thai Hotels?

Jesper Palmqvist, Senior Director – Asia Pacific, STR

Challenges and Changes in Being a Hotel Owner

Proudputh Liptapanlop, Executive Director, Proud Real Estate PLC

(Moderator) Nikhom Jensiriratanakorn, Director, Horwath HTL

Thailand Hotel Transaction Market Update and Financing

Chakkrit Chakrabandhu Na Ayudhya, Head of Thailand Investment Sales and EVP - Asia, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Brand Thailand Meets ESG, Hello Crunch Time

Catherine Monthienvichienchai, Chief Branding Officer, QUO Global

Changing Paradigms in Thai Tourism - A Look Ahead

Prab Thakral, President and Group CEO, Boutique Corporation PCL

(Moderator) TBC

What is the Hotel of the Future?

Eric Ricaurte, Founder and CEO, Greenview

Wrap Up – The Biggest Bang

Event Co-Hosts

Bonn Krongsak Paramacharoenroj, Country Manager, ONDA Thailand

Nida Wongphanlert, Managing Owner, 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts

5:30 pm onwards Networking Cocktails – with compliments of Hilton

Special Promotion Hotel Rates for TTF 2023 Delegates : Conrad Hotel Bangkok : TTF 2023

Unique QR Code - Eventbrite Ticketing

TTF 2023 will again use Eventbrite for event registration, ticketing and access. Only registered and confirmed delegates having an official Eventbrite ticket will be granted entry to TTF 2023. Eventbrite tickets will have a unique user QR code which must be presented for scanning on your smartphone or in paper form upon entry. There will be no exceptions; no ticket, no entry. The Eventbrite ticket will help to ensure delegates safe access and mobility at the event.

Important Event Logistics/Access

Delegates may enter TTF 2023 either by using the Conrad Hotel’s main entrance at the south side of the building or the ballroom entrance along Soi Rumrudee. The organizer would appreciate your using the ballroom entrance along Soi Rumrudee. Your unique TTF 2023 Eventbrite ticket will provide you important information and access to your pre-assigned pre-function area, designated seat in the event hall and the respective reception areas following TTF.