Nana Journals

An anthology of some of the best writings, photos, and information pertaining to the Bangkok
nightlife featuring comments and highlights from the best blogs and websites on the subject.

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Tourist Surveys

TOURIST SURVEYS: Guess what? They aren’t tourist surveys at all. The black-clad youngsters with Amazing Thailand shirts who approach you on Sukhumvit Road are really promoting a hotel in the Asoke area.

They are perfectly pleasant and some are up front and ask you to complete the form so that they can get their commission.

If I have time, I fill out the form but supply false details so that I appear to the hotel’s management as their ideal target: a married brain surgeon earning more than $100,000 a year who visits Bangkok six times a year and is staying in Room 506 at the Landmark Hotel.

“Call me any time,” I say.

From "10 Things I Hate About Bangkok"
by On Nutter in The Farang Speaks 2 Much

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

They are annoying and RACIST and because of that i ignore them.

Was with an American friend of mine and they refuse to have him take the survey not believing that he was an American because he was not WHITE.

Shame on them.