From 7-14 March 2016, Mr. Nitirooge Phoneprasert, Minister-Counsellor of the Royal Thai Embassy in Lima, led a group of media delegation from Peru, Colombia and Ecuador to Thailand. Invited media for this trip included Mr. Frank Tipiani, a blogger and webmaster of “INFODESTINO” from Peru; Mr. Nicolas Pena Ardila, editorial coordinator of Proyestos Semana which is a publishing company for Avianca Inflight Magazine as well as other lifestyle magazines in Colombia; Mrs. Sofia Chavez, Editor in Chief of Abordo, the inflight magazine of TAME Airline, and Estillo magazine of Ecuador.
The media group had an opportunity to meet and get a briefing with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Besides visiting major touristic attractions in Bangkok and Ayutthaya, the invited media flew down to Phuket, the largest island resort of Thailand. They had a chance to see and get first-hand information about various aspect of the tourism industry of Thailand and what Thailand had to offer for tourists; be it history, tradition and culture, food, sports and other recreational activities.