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Bangkok 2011-01 Aussie Exec tour - Bootcamp

Contents 1. Photo collage 2. Itinerary and Feedback  3. Tour video   4. Tour book and Photo album



2. Itinerary and Feedback    
Tour Summary Jan 2010



Timelines               (rating 1-10 (10 best) feedback added after the tour)


Day 1


23.30 clear customs – mini bus waiting

23.50 arrive @ tour residence – Soi 15 Sukhumvit

Feedback: 10/10/8/8/10

Comments: flight – great hostess service, easy to navigate but confusion with bus, easy arrival, changeover phones not easy on the bus. Hotel room not good





and Office

Shopping challenge

Intensity: high, dress: casual

10.00 to 13.00 Sukhumvit Soi 19 – Tailor, foot massage, Orientation and lunch

13.15 transfer shopping challenge – 16.15 return and benchmark results


Feedback:  7/7/8/7/6   Comments: Very informative. You need to prepare. Could not find our way back. Not sure of outcome of challenge/purpose. Good to get a feel for the place. Too fast/too much, not everyone did the challenge and were late back. Place visited was not very special.


Cabbages and Condoms

18.45 walk to Soi 12 19.00 dinner (dress: casual/casual smart) 4.5 stars.

Feedback:  8/10/9/8/8   Comments: all good and slide into party mood, great food and good start, good food and ambience. Confusion about dress standard and late arrivals. Excellent venue. Map:


20.45 walk to Soi 11 – Cheap Charlies and then the “Aus Pub”

Feedback:  10/10/9/9/7 Comments: all venues are +, Great, good ambience. Great clubs easy feel safe to walk on the streets, Good to see.



 intense – orientation and jet lag


Day 3

Thai style


Orientation challenge

Intensity: Medium - high  dress: casual

10.00 bus transfer - Ancient City  15.10 depart

Feedback:  10/7/9/8/9   Comments: great, need a focus after last night, nice but everyone separated too long, good to see aspect. Should have started earlier – need more info to prepare. Excellent not long enough



Moo gadaa

Local culture

18.30 from Beergarden Soi 19 to Petchaburi Road (2kms)  Walk/Taxi/MRT

Dress: casual – culture shock

Feedback:  6/6/7/6/6  Comments: relaxed atmosphere not sure but food good. Good to see but not enjoyed. I enjoyed it. Not used to eating 3 meals a day so not appetite after big b/fast. Ok but no my choice for group dinner  



20.45 Taxi transfer to: Bang Lamphu: Khao San road  (dress: casual)

Feedback:  -/7/7/9/7    Comments: Don’t remember, Great atmosphere.  Good idea lots of options for all. Excellent shopping I loved it. 



intensity: medium or high – tour is kart or push bike and dinner is


Day 4





Team building

Amazing race

Intensity: high Dress: casual (footwear sneakers)

11.45 meet at the Sportsman Bar BTS Phrong Phom  - lunch and team preamble


12.45 to17.00 Team Building event – “Amazing Race”

Feedback:  5/7/8/6/5  Comments: Too full on. Nothing learnt. Full on but fun. Confusion with other team members b4 the event and other team late finish. Disappointing poor intro, too much and no debrief

Map: we can not disclose the game  (1 team arrived back 1.5hrs after deadline)

Achievers Tour
Roof top bar

Dress: smart casual – intensity: low  venue: 5stars

18.30 transfer   arrive 19.00 see details page for tips

Feedback:  -/10/9/8/10   Comments: Very pretty, Wow, Absolutely stunning, The brownie point venue. Amazing, Stunning should have stayed all night.


Dinner-  Thai Cabaret Challenge

20.15 transfer (taxi) Tawandang Brewery. Intensity: medium 4 stars

Feedback:  -/10/8/3/6/7  Comments: Too crowded but good food and atmosphere. Good night but the group was flat. Atmosphere great but not my style.

Different but I was not well.  Enjoyable but loud – no option to chat.



Intensity: high for team challenge. Nightlife is stunning and social


Day 5


Free time

Feedback:  10/10/7/9/10  Comments: MBK, Siam Square, Ocean World. Wanted to do a tour not booked in time. Tour Kanchanaburi/Tiger Temple/Bridge River Kwai – the best day. Siam square was good missed but missed tour. Massage and Siam square it was so small. Great day trip to Kanchanaburi.

Charity event

18.30 Sister Joan – donate: Clothing, Bikes and Money

Dinner - Zeist

Western Culture

18.50 brief walk to Soi 19. 5 star venue (Dress: smart casual)

Feedback:  8/10/9/7/8   Comments: Beautiful food lovely staff. Really enjoyed this – good finish. Would not have picked it so good. Lovely venue, slow service nice food but atmosphere flat. Good food and drinks, little rushed as we were leaving.


Airport or Nightlife

21.30 transfer airport Bangkok Beat – nice tavern and Music.


Free day

If you are staying another day

Feedback:  -/10/9/8     Comments: Shopped, Healthland, Wondered around with confidence, Trouble changing hotels not clear info and I was not well.


Royal President

Park Wing

4.5 star Medium size Hotel.  Wifi-free, s.pool etc.,

Feedback:  3/8/6/6/3   Comments: Good location but very unclean, Nice hotel great staff.  Very poor Hotel and terrible service.




The tour is “fastrack”; an entrée of sorts to appreciate the delicious menu delights awaiting your return.

The objective: “reward for achievement”, infuse work dynamics of team building, tourism and Hospitality


Feedback from the tour guests:

About Bangkok  Feedback:  -/10/9/8.5/7    Comments: expecting similar to Bali but much cleaner and lots safer and lots more to do. I really enjoyed my time and made the most of my experiences which is the key. At times I felt rushed but may have created it myself with shopping.  Not costly and amazing people



PA’s – Brilliant – always translating & explaining – always eager to help.

Tour – rushed – give a free day so you can have a night out or day rest

I did not get a lot re teambuilding, which was the purpose, not enough follow up after activities or group discussion so we did not have unity in the group.

PA’s – awesome girls – they did a great job, feel most welcome.

PA’s – excellent, make you feel so “human” again, when all 1 should be the leader?


Tour host:

We focus on the S,M,A,R,T, goals set by the group/employer.

Each member interprets that differently according to Time constraints, Energy levels (before and during), Collaborative skills (synergy), Personal wants and needs. If we correlate the feedback to “pre defined objectives” the result is an overwhelmingly success.


·         Team Building dynamics, Personal Growth, People dynamics

·         L.I.F.E. (Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, Eefficiency)
        without Flexibility it’s a L.I.E.

·         Appreciate the difference - Traveler V's Tourist"

·         Hospitality culture –
       “the food always tastes nicer with a smile!”

·         Shopping bargains

·         New Friendships


  3. tour Video

839790Tour Promo Video: (2010 group)

Video production by Dr. Ken Yap

4. Tour book and Photo album  link   Tour concept   link 

Travel Thailand  

why YOU must go ! 

Assessment: from Marketing Dept., of UWA (University of W.A.) - click here

Team Building dynamics, Personal Growth, People dynamics  

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