Hong Thai Travel Services Ltd are one of the biggest travel companies in the southeast Asia. Based in Hong Kong, it is used by millions of travellers every year and is renowned around the world as a professional and reliable travel agency. This article outlines the history and acheivments of the company, and gives an overview of the services it has to offer.
About Hong Thai Travel Services
As one of the largest travel companies in the far east, Hong Thai is used by millions of travellers every year. Based in the internationally recognised business centre of Hong Kong, it also has offices in more than 30 worldwide locations, including the USA, Canada, Thailand, Taiwan, Macau and China. Employer to thousands of people, this affluent company is well regarded by both asian travellers visiting the west, and Western tourists travelling to the far east. Founded in 1966 by Jackie Wong See Sum, the original intention of the company was as a booking agent for flights and ferry journeys around Asia. In later years, the company expanded to include coach trips, international flights and travel services for those visiting Asia. A new head office was opened in 2002 in Queensway, an affluent area of Hong Kong Island. Recently rebranded, the company now has its own mascot, PRO-be, who is billed as Hong Thai's "travel ambassador". Adding services to its already extensive list, the company has now added tailor-made packages for those who like to have full control over their travel arrangments, and to their new MICE project as well (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions), which is designed to specialise in the area of business trips. The company has gone from strength to strength despite a hostage incident on one of the their tour buses in Manila, Philippines in 2010 in which eight people were killed and seven injured. The company has a comprehensive website at Hongthai.com.
Services provided by Hong Thai Travel Services
Hong Thai provides international and domestic flights, ferry trips, coach trips and tailor-made holiday packages. Offering business trips and holidays to countries such as Australia, USA, Korea, Japan and China, the company is able to provide flights and holidays to cater for most needs and budgets. Also specialising in all-inclusive packages, guided tours and multinational tours, this ever-growing travel empire is likely to expand even further in the near future. Achievements Winner of the Singapore Hotels award for Top Supporting Agents every year since 2001, and several awards from airlines such as Cathay and Air China, Hong Thai is trusted by millions of travellers worldwide every year.