This month’s CEC General Meeting at Le Méridien Hotel. Frans Betgem, owner of CEC Sponsor Green Trails presented a program on tours in Northern Thailand. Starting soon, guides from Frans’ companies will offer overnight or one-day tours of Northern Thailand, custom designed just for us.
Green Trails offers active, adventurous tours that involve trekking, cycling, rafting and elephant experiences. Their other main brand is called Chiang Mai a la Carte, specialising in customized tours in North Thailand. They promote lesser visited destinations such as Lampang, Phrae, Nan and Mae Sariang and also promote nationwide and local festivals. Lanna Cycling Tours and Tong Bai Elephant Tour are also part of the company.
Frans is from the Netherlands and graduated in contemporary history at the University of Amsterdam. Frans has more than 20 years experience in the region and has travelled very extensively. He has designed tours for a variety of travel agents around the world. After having worked for almost 20 years in the travel industry he has decided to devote his time and boundless energy and enthusiasm to Tiger Trail Thailand. Besides travelling Frans loves the outdoors, music and sports, in particular football. He is an enthusiastic hiker and cyclist.
An interesting morning. Some of the tours sound inviting.