Phuket Bike Week ‘will bring in B800m’
PHUKET: Organisers of the 19th Phuket Bike Week, which will take place in April next year, at the same time as the Songkran Thai New Year celebrations, will attract 30,000 big bike enthusiasts and bring in tourism revenue of “not less than B800 million”.
Friday 16 November 2012, 10:52AM
The organisers, led by West Coast Road Thailand Ltd chairman Witaya Singkala met on Wednesday (November 14) with Governor Maitree Intusut, Patong Deputy Mayor Chairat Sukbal and Provincial Office Chief Prajiad Aksorntamakul.
Witaya explained that April 14-21 had been set as the dates for the event, which will as usual be centred around Loma Park and the nearby Patong sports ground.
Mr Witaya said the theme of the event would be “Asean Bike Together” but added, “Marketing road-shows are also being undertaken in the Indian, European, American and Australian markets.”
– Source: Manager Online