Thai Airways launches golf, spa packages
Thai Airways is offering two packages comprising of return air tickets between Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok, and spa and golf holidays in the Thai capital city for individuals and families from Vietnam.
Nond Kalinta, general manager of Thai Airways in Vietnam, said the Bangkok Holidays with Spa costing US$319 per person also included round trip transfers between the airport, the hotel and Nibhana Spa Lang Suan in the city, a 150-minute body treatment, and a two-night stay in a twin-shared room in a hotel with daily American breakfast.
Another package entitled Bangkok Golf Holidays costs US$299 per person and is for golfers to play one 18-hole round at The Legacy Golf Club in the country's capital city.
The three-day package also includes round trip transfers between airport and hotel and the golf course, a two-night stay in a twin-shared room with daily American breakfast, and green and caddy fees.
Both packages are valid until September 30 for at least two passengers traveling together, and are exclusive of fuel, insurance surcharges and airport taxes.
For the second package, holiday golfers will have to pay a surcharge of US$21 per person if they play on weekends and public holidays.
The airline has brought out the golf holiday package after the success of the Thai Airways Teams Challenge Golf Tournament in Long Thanh District, Dong Nai Province over the weekend.
The airline presented the Nearest to the Pin prizes to Le Minh Phuc and Hoang Ngoc Anh, members of Long Thanh Golf Club, the Nearest to the Line prize to Ngo Minh Duc, the Longest Drive to Cheng Kung Tsan of Nanpao Resins Vietnam Enterprise and the club's member Kim Chi Fairfield.
However, the focus of the golf tournament was Phan Thi Ngoc Lan, who won the Hole-in-One prize. She became the only golfer to scoop such a prize in the many past years in Vietnam.
Lan of a pharmaceutical firm in Ho Chi Minh city received a business return ticket to any destination in the world that Thai Airways flies to, not a Mercedes car like the same prize at other golf tournaments.
Thai Airways explained that the carrier had not planned the Hole-In-One prize for the tournament until Ha made it possible because it had been a hard-to-win prize for years.
Kalinta said Thai Airways would consider making the golf tournament an annual event and for charity from next year.
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