Saudia Airline signs MoC with Tourism Authority of Thailand

By Arya M Nair, Intern Reporter
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Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation (Saudia), the national flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT).

This agreement will facilitate future joint ventures and collaborations to further enhance tourism marketing and promotion efforts between the two nations.

The MoC was signed by Captain Ibrahim Koshy, CEO of Saudia, and Mr. Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya, Deputy Governor for International Marketing Europe Africa Middle East and Americas. The signing ceremony was held at Prince Sultan Aviation Academy in Jeddah.

Under the MoC, SAUDIA will organize promotional campaigns for various hotels and tourist attractions in Thailand through the Saudia Holidays platform, and its mobile application. It will also create a comprehensive range of travel packages to suit the budgets of all SAUDIA guests looking to visit Thailand’s top destinations.

Mr. Majed Al-Harbi, Manager of Saudia Holidays said that SAUDIA has once again demonstrated its commitment to expanding its scope of international multi-sector partnerships. This will result in increased interest and subsequent investment in the airline’s tourism promotion platform, which helps guests from every budget-range plan their next trip.

Earlier this year, SAUDIA announced that it would be running three flights a week between the Kingdom and Thailand as the two nations bolster their bilateral relations. The new flight route comes as part of SAUDIA’s overarching efforts to broaden its international network of routes that span four continents.

SAUDIA is nominated as Middle East’s Leading Airline 2022 while the Tourism Authority of Thailand is considered Asia’s Leading Cultural Destination 2021 by World Travel Awards. Meanwhile, Golf Saudi was named World’s Best Sustainable Legacy Award by voters of the World Golf Awards.

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