On 6 September, the Thai Economic Reporters Association, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the Tourism Council of Thailand, the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce of Thailand, SKAL, the Board of Airline Representatives of Thailand and IATA teamed up to host a seminar entitled "A Successful Airport for a Successful Tourism Industry."

Airports and air transport are important community resources with tremendous power to generate economic wealth. The Bangkok seminar attracted over 500 representatives from a broad range of businesses.