Bangkok, June 22nd, 2021; Central Group responds to Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) strategy in boosting Thailand’s tourism scheme Initiating “Shopcation Exclusive Privileges”- a campaign which offer special deals from participating business units under Central Group to vaccinated travelers back to Phuket or “Phuket Sandbox.” Tourist can enjoy special discount and vouchers from for example Central Department Store under Central Retail, Central shopping centre under Central Pattana, Centara Hotels & Resorts, Tops, Central Food Hall, Supersports and participating stores under CRC Sports Co., Ltd., Central Restaurants Group Co.,Ltd and stores under Central Marketing Group.

Ms. Busaba Chirathivat, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, Central Group said that Central Group and its subsidiaries strives to support and drive tourism industry under COVID-19 situation, resulting in recovering Thailand’s economy. In response to the government strategy to revive Thai’s economy, Central Group launches ‘Shopcation Executive Privileges’ – a campaign which offer specials privileges for tourists. Simply scan QR code via tent card “Shopcation Exclusive Privileges,” that they find at their participating hotels and explore the privileges via from 1st of July until 31st of December, 2021.

With ‘Central’s Hygiene and Safety’ master plan, SHA Plus certification by the Amazing Thailand Safety & Health Administration (SHA) and vaccinating frontline employees, both foreigner and local travelers can assure pleasant experiences during their visit in Thailand. We believe that this is the time that everyone should learn to support each other and become resilient, turning crisis into an opportunity. This campaign will help public and private sectors, drive economy and move past this crisis together.

Mr. Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, Deputy Governor for Asia and South Pacific, Tourism Authority of Thailand said "Phuket is the pilot destination in Thailand to reopen the country to international travel for vaccinated foreign tourists under the Phuket Sandbox scheme, with the aims to drive national economy and boost domestic tourism once again.

On behalf of TAT, it’s my pleasure to learn that many sectors have jointed in this program including Central Group and its “Shopcation Exclusive Privileges”, which could provide more fun and joy to the attendees throughout the campaign.

Central Group would like to be a part of the journey in welcoming back travelers to Thailand with superb hospitality, safety and hygiene. We will stand together with Thai people in boosting the tourism section and Thailand’s economy.

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