Trav Buzz News, 28 Sep 2022, India
Trav Buzz News speaks to Ms. Chidchanak Pasinpong, General Manager, Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok to get key updates about the property readiness for MICE business post covid and other key initiatives.
TBN: Please share key information pertaining to MICE facilities at Avani Sukhumvit for our readers?
CP: Avani Sukhumvit has a total event space of 1,076sqm with 4 meeting rooms, and a pre-function area of 160sqm, plus 2 venues for outdoor events.
TBN: How well Avani Sukhumvit is prepared to welcome back MICE Business post pandemic?
CP: Avani Sukhumvit presents a variety of meeting packages, demonstrating our flexibility to organize every kind of event a guest or client could envision, including Hybrid Meetings designed to cater to virtual and in person conferences for the new normal, Meet&Play offering meetings with the added perks of a private movie theatre screening in the complex, Boost it Up Your Way offering an additional onsite IV drip from VIVID. Bangkok Hotel Deals | Special Offers | Avani Sukhumvit Bangkok Hotel (avanihotels.com). We are starting to explore international business through tradeshows in the region, e.g. SATTE Expo in India in May.
TBN: Thailand is welcoming travelers with ease in restrictions. What are your expectations from India market with respect to MICE and Events?
CP: Incentive and leisure groups are the first that we see coming back, and we are working to capture more of these business. At the same time, Indian weddings are a key priority for us as we have a huge versatility and spaces that can easily and successfully cater to this audience with 382 rooms and variety of event venues.
TBN: Location plays an important role for MICE Groups. Can you share location advantages for one staying at Avani Sukhumvit?
CP: Located on Sukhumvit Road, the hotel has a direct connection to the BTS sky train On Nut Station which offers easy access to BITEC, Bangkok’s premier exhibition and convention center. It is a short 30 minute drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport, and only 5 minutes to the express way giving an absolute convenience to travel within Bangkok and its vicinity.