Press Release

HIS Thailand signs partnership agreement with Thailand Elite to promote Privileged Membership Program.

THAILAND (April 1, 2021) – H.I.S. TOURS CO., LTD. (HIS Thailand), a Thailand-based one stop travel agency and subsidiary company of H.I.S. CO., LTD. (HIS Japan), Japan’s leading travel agency with a global network that currently has more than 400 branches in 64 countries, today announced its partnership with Thailand Privilege Card CO., LTD. (Thailand Elite), Asia’s leading provider for extraordinary residency program crafted for friends of Thailand, to strengthen and expand the Thailand Elite Membership Program.

The partnership will leverage the HIS global network of branches in 64 countries with marketing support from Thailand Elite to help to achieve two key objectives – to promote Thailand Elite Membership Program to a wider consumer audience around the globe and to attract affluent guests, businessmen, entrepreneurs, investors to Thailand. The Thailand Elite Membership Program is the finest country residency program in the world that provides a long-term privilege entry visa for 5, 10 or 20 years. It features first-class and exclusive privileges for immigration and airport services, as well as extensive leisure and business benefits. The members are offered the extraordinary treatment at golf courses, spas, hotels, resorts, restaurants, hospitals and medical facilities throughout country.

Mr. Norikazu Tsuda, Managing Director of HIS Thailand, commented on the partnership: “We are very excited by the new opportunities and we believe that through this partnership HIS continues to provide our customers with expanded travel services by offering the unique opportunity to get the country’s resident visa for 5, 10 or 20 years and receive exclusive privileges and additional complimentary services.”

“We’re proud to partner with one of the leading travel agencies that has more than 40-year in-depth expertise in offering high-class services and extensive local market knowledge. We hope that this co-operation with HIS will strengthen Thailand Elite Membership Program’s exposure and will provide both parties with new business opportunities and allow for further dynamic growth and development”, said Mr. Somchai Soongswang, President of Thailand Elite.

About HIS Thailand

HIS Thailand is a Thailand-based one stop travel agency and subsidiary company of HIS Japan, Japan’s leading travel agency with a global network that has more than 400 branches in 64 countries. HIS Thailand was established in March 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand. HIS Thailand currently has 9 branches in Thailand and offer travel services for outbound, inbound and domestic travelers. The parent company HIS Japan was founded on December 19, 1980 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. With the multinational staff of more than 16,323 (October 31, 2020), located throughout the world, HIS provides high-class travel services including tour packages, hotels, flights and activity for groups and individual travelers via its global network of branches and websites.

About Thailand Elite

Thailand Elite, the operator of Thailand Elite Card, was founded in July 2003 in Bangkok Thailand, gained state-owned enterprise status within the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), its sole shareholder. Under the care of TAT, Thailand Elite’s objectives are to present to the esteemed foreign guests Thailand’s finest vacationing and business experiences in several unique and special packages.

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