BTS Group focuses primarily on the Mass Transit business which it operates via its majority-owned subsidiary, Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Co., Ltd. (BTSC). BTSC is the exclusive concessionaire and operator of the BTS SkyTrain Core Network (Green line), its extensions and the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. BTSG is the controlling partner in the consortium that was awarded the Pink and Yellow monorail line concessions. Recently-awarded transit lines will be a catalyst for a multi-year period of unprecedented growth when they become operational over the next 1-2 years. These new lines alone will treble our existing network of 58.1 kilometers.
BTS Group also focuses on the Media business which it operates via its majority-owned subsidiary, VGI Global Media PCL (VGI). VGI is a unique market leader in Thailand providing fully integrated Offline-to-Online (O2O) Solutions for our clients. Leveraging on our exclusive access to Rabbit Data, which serves as a bridging point throughout the customer journey, we are able to offer a 360-degree advertising solution for our clients, helping them reach their target audience and engage more effectively with their customers at every stage of their purchasing process by providing better overall customer experience. VGI also benefits from uniquely exclusive long-term contracts to manage advertising space on the BTS Sky Train Network as well as future lines secured by BTSG.
Through U City PCL (U City), our associate, is developing or investing in residential and recurring income properties predominantly in close proximity to mass transit lines to benefit from the “mass transit premium”. U City is Thailand’s 2nd largest listed hotel group that directly and indirectly owns, operates or manages over 30,000 keys globally.
BTSG’s Services business provides strategic support for the rest of the BTS Group and is an incubator for future businesses. Within this segment are companies engaged in an assortment of businesses such as the “Chef Man” Chinese restaurant chain, the “Rabbit Rewards” loyalty programme, a software and systems developer and a construction contractor.