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JFCCT and TCT sign MoU to Support the Thai Tourism Sector

JFCCT and TCT sign MoU to Support the Thai Tourism Sector

Bangkok (Thailand) – July 9, 2019 ( – The Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT) and the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT), at the office of the Tourism Council of Thailand, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration for mutual benefit and to support the Tourism sector in Thailand.

The MoU has four broad objectives:

1. To develop and enhance the tourism sector
2. To pursue policy advocacy on issues impacting the tourism sector in Thailand
3. To promote Thailand as a tourism destination
4. To reduce corruption in the sector and enhance ethical practices
Each of the four broad objectives of the MoU has specific activities and goals. The MoU has a governance mechanism to support the meeting of objectives.

“We at JFCCT are delighted to enter into this MoU with the Tourism Council of Thailand. Tourism is such a vital part of the domestic economy and there is so much more which can be done, through mutual understanding and collaboration, to contribute more to this sector”, said Mr. Stanley Kang, JFCCT Chairman.

“The opportunities afforded by this MoU for our members are wide. We see the collaboration with JFCCT to be beneficial to TCT’s members and to the Tourism sector in Thailand, which is an important part of our economy”, said Mr. Chairat Trirattanajarasporn, President, Tourism Council of Thailand.

About the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT)
The Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand is the umbrella body for various Thai foreign chambers or business associations operating in Thailand. There are 33 chambers and business associations representing more than 9,000 companies in this wide membership.

JFCCT has served the foreign business community for over 40 years through policy advocacy, business development and promoting international trade and investment with Thailand.

Contact information:
1035/22 1Fl. Soi Pridi Bhanomyong 41
Sukhumvit 71 Road, North Klongton, Wattana
Bangkok 10110
Tel: +66 2 713 1175 ext. 21/22

About the Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT)
The Tourism Council of Thailand was established in December 2001 to be the representative of all tourism industry operators, in order to create benefits in terms of systematic cooperation between the relevant organizations, both public and private. It is to propose important policy guidelines, promote a quality verification system, standards system, and quality assurance system of businesses related to the goods or services for tourists, and to encourage the tourism industry operators to carry out their operation with quality, morality and ethics, so as to promote the efficiency and development of this industry. TCT’s mission includes promoting and developing the tourism sector in Thailand as a representative of tourism industry operators and has a wide membership of many tourism-related organizations and operators.

Contact information:
17 Th/Floor, 1600 New Phetchaburi Road
Makkasan, Ratchathevi
Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel: (66) 2 250 5500 Ext. 1645-8