Asiatique Backs Down on Two Price Policy after Barrage of Criticism on Social Media – Richard Barrow, December 16, 2012
The statement has been removed, but Asiatique’s response to the sustained criticism over their pricing policy was quite stunning. It blamed “some groups of foreigners, expatriates and some foreigners’ spouses” for the controversy. It also demonstrates how there is very little emphasis on making sure what is written in English is correct.
Who are the foreign investors that Asiatique blamed the dual pricing policy on? Would foreign investors really decide to “pay something nicely back to Thailand and Thai people” as Asiatique claimed?
Here is a screen grab of their official statement:
Earlier: Asiatique’s public relations disaster – Why not gouge rich foreigners?