THAI Smile Airways is increasing its foothold in China with the appointment of CITS as its sales agent in the country.
The move, according to a press release, ensures easy access for Chinese customers to THAI Smile products and services as it offers full services with affordable prices.
The appointment through the recent signing ceremony demonstrates THAI Smile’s commitment to extending its presence in the mainland China and positioning China as a vital point of sale for its regional network.
Mr. Chatchai Panyoo, Acting Chief Executive Officer, THAI Smile Airways Co Ltd, stated that on behalf of THAI Smile Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of the national flag carrier Thai Airways, “We proudly present The CITS as our General Sales Agent (GSA) in China.
China and Thailand are major Asia-Pacific countries, which are, at the same time, close neighbors and friends. A huge number of Chinese people love to travel to Thailand and their purposes of travel cover both for pleasure and business.
And this appointment is aimed at handling the airline’s sales development, bookings and ticketing services within China as well as conduct direct marketing and service support to travel agents in China.”
“By appointing The CITS, THAI Smile aims at creating awareness of its products and services in China through strengthening relations with existing travel partners and forging new strategic partnerships with specialized operators in a number of various segments.
It is because travel agents are the important channel for us, particularly in expanding our business in China. Not only they can help us access to our target customers, but also help communicate in a traditional way,” Mr. Chatchai added.
Mr.Xue XiaoGang, President, The CITS, stated that, “The CITS is very pleased and excited to be associated with THAI Smile Airways as their GSA in China.
THAI Smile is a young and vibrant airline and a subsidiary of Thai Airways, which is a very well-known brand in China among travelers.
We are also honored to have been selected by an ambitious, reliable and dynamic carrier like THAI Smile to consolidate its brand in the China market and to increase sales through targeted, effective, and proactive actions.
We definitely look forward to a great working association with THAI Smile and are very optimistic of making their operations a big success.”