June 1- July 31, 2003
at participating shopping malls, hotels, restaurants, tourist sites nationwide
Enjoy this annual two-month grand sales and service festival featuring world-class shopping, quality tourism products and value-added promotional offering discounts of 10% - 80% at key tourist destinations in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Pattaya, Phuket, Korat, Surat Thani and nationwide.
Participating in this grand promotion are over 900 retail shops, shopping malls, hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions and theme parks. Products offered under this scheme range from brand name clothes, accessories, Thai handicrafts, Thai silks, electrical appliances, sports products, jewelry to vacation packages.
To spot for participating outlets, restaurants and hotels, simply look for the “Amazing Thailand Grand Sale” signs, flags and banners. Ace shoppers can also pick up the official shopping guidebooks at every participating shop and mall.
- almost every shopping store can be accessed by the BTS
Sky Train except some branches of The Mall. Following
is the details of these participants and the promotional
schemes and events.
Center and Siam Discovery Center are located
right in the area of Siam Square, the Harajuku of Bangkok.
The centers are considered Bangkok’s trendiest fashion
and entertainment hub with over 200 local and international
brand name shops of gifts, souvenirs, audios, home gadgets,
trendy sports accessories, children products, restaurants
and exclusive Cineplex. Just in front of the centers is
the interchange station of BTS Sky Train, making it easy
for tourists to access and continue to other major shopping
complex nearby. During the festival, participating outlets
in Siam Center will offer 10%-20% discount of regular
items while those in Siam Discovery Center offer 10%-40%
discounts. For tourists, simply present the passport at
these two department stores’ information counter and receive
a complimentary discount card for purchases at all shops
and restaurants in the centers.
Department Store , an affiliate with Central
Department Store, is located on the west wing of World
Trade Center. Tourists can also use their Central Tourist
Privilege Card to get a 5% discount of regular priced
Plaza is the shopping arcade of luxurious style
in which various famous local and international brand
name shops offer a wide array of trendy and luxurious
items such as apparels, accessories, jewelry and home
decors. It is located at the opposite of World Trade Center
and connected to the BTS Sky Train, Chidlom Station. During
the festive grand sale, participating shops offer 10%-80%
Department Store, affiliate with Central Pattana,
is one of Thailand’s leading department stores with 11
branches in Bangkok at Chidlom; Ladprao; Bangna; Pinklao;
Rama III; Silom Complex; Silom; Wangburapa; Ramindra;
Rangsit and Rama II, and 2 upcountry branches in Chiang
Mai and Had Yai, Songkla province. During this two-month
grand sale festival, tourists will be given Central Tourist
Privilege Card get a special offer of 5% off regular priced
items at its every branch. Simply show their passport
at its Information Counter to activate the card.
Square Shopping Plaza is located at the heart
of the city, right between Sukhumvit Soi 12 and Soi 14.
It can be easily accessed via the BTS Sky Train, Asoke
Station. Shops in the plaza offer a wide variety of selected
Thai local crafts and products and international brand
Emporium is the grandeur shopping and lifestyle
complex offering a full-scheme department store, a five-star
movie complex, shops of leading brand names and restaurants.
It is located right at the beginning of Sukhumvit Soi
24 and can be reached by the BTS Sky Train, Prompong Station.
The Department Store section offers 5% discount during
the two-month grand sale.
Mall Department Store is Bangkok’s leading
department store chain. Most of its branches are located
in the outskirt areas of Bangkok: The Mall Ramkamhaeng,
The Mall Bangkapi, The Mall Bangkae, The Mall Thapra,
The Mall Ngamwongwan and The Mall Nakornratchasima. The
Mall features the complex featuring retail shops, cinema
and restaurants. During the grand sale, most sections
in the department store offer 5% discount of regular items
while participating shops in the complex give 10%-80%
is the sports outlet situated in most department stores
including Central Department Store, Robinson Department
Store and Zen Department Store. It offers a wide range
of prime-quality fitness gears, apparel and footwear.
The Central Tourist Privilege Card offers 5% discount
at its every outlet.
Tourism Authority of Thailand.
Mon, 30 June, 2003
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