Leading international tourism companies in Thailand have launched a campaign to reopen the country’s borders from July 01.
While the country’s doors remain shut to most international tourists, Thailand’s domestic travel wanderlust has turned Khao Lak into an Instagram hero. In the first two months of this year according to research by consulting group C9 Hotelworks’ new Khao Lak Hotel Market Update occupancies soared above 80 percent.
Local wisdom holds a highly respected place in communities of all sizes throughout Thailand, employing knowledge and traditions that are faithfully passed on from generation to generation.
The Great Mekong Bike Ride 2019, which took place June 28 - 30 welcomed more than 2,000 Thai and foreign road race cyclists and elevated the awareness of Thailand’s Northeast (Isan) provinces of Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan and Sakon Nakhon, as sports tourism destinations.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting Songkran 2019 festivities in three emerging destinations namely, Tak, Mukdahan and Ranong.
The Ministry of Tourism and Sports announced the tourism figures for January-November of this year. Thailand received 34,431,489 international visitors, up by 7,53 percent over the same period of 2017, generating an estimated 1,8 billion Baht in tourism revenue, up by 9,79 percent.
The Thai tourism industry will be a major beneficiary of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as the Royal Thai Government moves rapidly to take advantage of the increased investment and trade opportunities it will create, not just within Thailand but across the ASEAN and ACMECS regions.
Strengthening Thailand’s status as a global aviation hub, five international airlines have expanded the links to the destination, responding to growing travelling demand.
In a bid to promote Thailand to European travellers, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced its first-ever participation in Hungarian Formula One (F1) Grand Prix 2017 on July 28 – 30.
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to strengthen links with the agriculture sector by promoting the globally-renowned Thai cuisine as a part of its TAT Action Plan 2018, set to maintain a strong Thai brand image in a highly competitive environment.