Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Traveloka Celebrates Bangkok and Singapore as the Most Popular Local and Foreign Destinations in 2018 and Presents the “Talk Your Trip with Traveloka” Season 3 Awards for Travel Bloggers

Bangkok – 30 March 2019 – Traveloka, a leading technology company that provides online travel and lifestyle products for domestic and international destinations, awarded ‘Bangkok’ and ‘Singapore’ as the most popular destinations in Thailand and abroad in 2018. The company also presented awards to travel bloggers who posted reviews about traveling under the online campaign of “Talk Your Trip with Traveloka Season 3” as part of Traveloka’s Travel Wonders 2019 event. Sufintri Rahayu, PR Director Traveloka HQ, also hosted the award ceremony that took place at the Great Room, Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park hotel.

Natthaphon Kanjarnavoranun, Digital Marketing Manager, Thailand, Traveloka, said, “In considering Traveloka’s record of flight bookings to multiple destinations in 2018, our surveys revealed that Central: Bangkok, Northern: Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai North East: Khonkaen Udonthani, Ubon Ratchathani and Southern: Phuket Songkhla  Krabi Nakhon Srithammarat were the top 10 most popular destinations in Thailand while the top 10 destinations among Thai travelers are Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Myanmar, Hong Kong, Laos and China”.

“We are honored to extend our support to targeted users to encouraging a more fulfilling travel and tourism experience in a more creative and comprehensive way through the launch of an online campaign in collaboration with travel bloggers in Thailand who reviews places and travel that benefit and inspire their followers as part of the ‘Talk Your Trip’ with Traveloka campaign.  This year represents the third consecutive campaign that features our introducing more diverse and convenient types of travel, many of which have been influenced by constructive input from bloggers and media who have shared their insightful commentary about current travel and tourism trends and preferences in booking flights, accommodation and entertainment and leisure activities through Traveloka.com or Traveloka’s easily-accessible and convenient app that includes everything about travel available in one platform”.

Sufintri Rahayu, PR Director Traveloka HQ, presented an overview of Traveloka’s journey and path forward in 2019 that, “Traveloka has achieved its numerous milestones in part because of our great team, and also because we see obstacles as opportunities. Over the years we have successfully leveraged those opportunities by transitioning from originally servicing flight ticket and hotel booking to now having more than 10 travel and lifestyle products in one easy to use platform. Our large and diverse customer base now benefit from more than 40 payment options with 24/7 call center service available from dedicated local customer service personnel in their languages.”

She added, “Traveloka will continue empowering Thais with travel information to places that are more convenient to access and which are both easy to follow and enjoyable. To support domestic tourism, the company remains firmly focused on promoting campaigns supported by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in which secondary cities are highlighted through its online campaign in collaboration with travel bloggers, many of which have been awarded with special prizes.”

At Traveloka’s Travel Wonders 2019 event, travel bloggers and media attendees were invited to be eligible to win several awards as part of the campaign and participated in fun-filled games held at several booths to accumulate their points to win special prizes sponsored by Traveloka’s partners that include a return ticket from Bangkok to Shanghai, tickets to water parks and amusement parks in Thailand and other prizes with a total value over 800,000 baht.

Winners of the campaign of Talk Your Trip with Traveloka Season 3 comprise of:

  • The 1st Prize worth 10,000 baht: The review entitled ‘Discover…Nagoya (Talui…Nagoya)’: Exploring the region of Chubu (with worthwhile (SHORYUDO Bus Pass) by Chailaibackpacker.com
  • The 2nd Prize worth 8,000 baht:The review entitled ‘Visit the Ramayana Water Park’ as Thailand’s biggest water park by travelintrend.com
  • The 3rd Prize worth 6,000 baht: The review entitled ‘Visit Hong Kong: Eat, Travel and Shop Under the Budget Up to 30,000 baht fromteawmun.com  
  • The 4th Prize worth 3,000 baht: The review entitled ‘New Taipei City (Xinbei): Explore Taiwan Through WOW Perspective Together with Impressive Stories’ by nonstop-journey.com
  • Special Prize for highest engagement worth 3,000 baht: The review entitled ‘Reviewing Bali: Discover Islands and travel “Bali” for 5 Days 4 Nights Under the Budget of 6,500 baht for One Person by widsawa.com