Thursday June 20, 2019 01:01

THE TOURISM AUTHORITY OF THAILAND Press Releases

Phuket Surf Fest 2019 kicked off Lifestyle—13 Jun 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Phuket Office recently organised the "Phuket Surf Fest 2019" to kick off the Phuket Surf Series 2019, scheduled from June to September, and promote tourism during the current Green Season. The Phuket Surf Fest 2019

TAT adopts simplified A-B-C Strategy to enhance focus on emerging destinations Lifestyle—06 Jun 19

Bangkok--6 Jun--TAT Inter PR Division

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has adopted a simplified "A-B-C Strategy" to promote emerging tourist destinations by creating inter-linked, theme-related travel routes that better distribute visitor flows nationwide.

Speaking at the Thailand media briefing at the Thailand Travel Mart Plus (TTM+) 2019, Mr. Tanes Petsuwan, TAT Deputy Governor for Marketing Communications, said that this year's TTM+ 2019 is being held under the theme of 'New Shades of Emerging Destinations', a continuation of long-standing TAT efforts to promote emerging destinations, create jobs and distribute revenue countrywide sustainability.

He said Thailand is now offering a choice of 55 emerging destinations to visitors seeking exciting new experiences in both international and domestic markets. In 2018, these destinations recorded 6 million (6,223,183) trips by foreign tourists, a growth of +4.95 percent over the last year.

Mr. Tanes said the entire concept of positioning Thailand as a 'Preferred Destination' is designed around the concept of offering quality products and services to travellers through Unique Local Experiences while balancing quantity versus quality, and marketing versus management.

In line with that policy and concept, the A-B-C strategy has been adopted to ensure both clarity and simpl

Second ASEAN Pop Culture event adorns Trat buildings with colourful street Lifestyle—21 May 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce the success of the second 'ASEAN Pop Culture' activity, which took place in April in Trat province in the Laem Ngop Lighthouse area. Called 'Experiencing Pop Culture', the event was organised

TTM talk to focus on Making the World Better Place through Travel Lifestyle—21 May 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has overhauled the knowledge sharing session of its annual Thailand Travel Mart Plus (TTM+) 2019 to better align it with new social, cultural and ecological transitions under way in the kingdom's fastest growing

TAT Newsroom gears up for 2nd Blogger Thailand competition winners Lifestyle—17 May 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand's (TAT) Newsroom is gearing up for this year's second Blogger Thailand completion, which is open to entries from international bloggers residing in Thailand until 31 May, 2019, after a recent site inspection uncovered

AirAsia Joins with TAT to Offer Bin-Tae-Tua-Thai Campaign from Only THB Lifestyle—02 May 19

AirAsia has joined hands with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) for the "Bin Tae Tua Thai (Chic Flying Across Thailand)" campaign, inviting all to discover Thailand's "chic" experiences with AirAsia, as well as to join in guessing its celebrity

TAT announces Chiang Mai as newest addition to the MICHELIN Guide in Lifestyle—30 Apr 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that Chiang Mai is being added to the third edition of the MICHELIN Guide in Thailand, which is due for release at the end of this year. The MICHELIN Guide Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket &

TAT and NIA Join TakeMeTour to Promote HackaTravel Developing a Platform for New Tourism Events—29 Apr 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and National Innovation Agency (Public Organization) or NIA have joined hands with TakeMeTour, a TravelTech firm which offers Thailand's largest personal tour booking platform that is expanding to other countries

Tourism Authority of Thailand reveals 2019 Songkran increases in tourist Lifestyle—26 Apr 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has revealed that tourism revenue earned from international visitor arrivals to Thailand and domestic trips during the 2019 Songkran holiday all showed year-on-year increases over the same period in 2018. TAT

TAT and Ministry of Commerce sign Trade and Tourism Alliance MOU Lifestyle—25 Apr 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently signed a "Trade and Tourism Alliance" memorandum of understanding (MOU) with six departments of the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) to integrate development strategies and marketing promotions while

TAT sponsoring Most Extreme Cyclist on Earth in his Thailand journey Lifestyle—25 Apr 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud to be sponsoring Australian cyclist Jack Thompson on his 14-day bicycle journey through Thailand to promote the country as a cycling destination. The Perth-based Thompson is currently halfway through his

TAT continues Thailand Travel Shield insurance project Lifestyle—09 Apr 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently announced the continuation of the "Thailand Travel Shield" project to provide online travel insurance for foreign tourists. Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said TAT had initiated the creation of the

TAT organises Experience New Variety and Family Fun in Amazing Thailand Lifestyle—09 Apr 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is hosting 64 travel agents from the ASEAN, South Asia and South Pacific regions to an "Experience New Variety and Family Fun in Amazing Thailand 2019 – Explore North to South" familiarisation trip. Taking

TAT promotes Songkran 2019 festivities in emerging destinations Lifestyle—05 Apr 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is promoting Songkran 2019 festivities in three emerging destinations – Tak, Mukdahan and Ranong – and is supporting activities in eight other provinces (Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai,

UNESCO-inscribed Khon performance added to Grand Palace ticket Lifestyle—22 Mar 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to inform all tourists to Thailand that the 500 Baht entrance ticket to the Grand Palace in Bangkok now includes a Khon performance at the Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre. Purchased onsite at the Grand

TAT Newsroom launches second Blogger Thailand competition Lifestyle—21 Mar 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is launching its second TAT Newsroom "Blogger Thailand" competition for international bloggers residing in the Kingdom, offering six successful applicants the chance to go on an exclusive three-day

Buyer-Seller online applications open for Thailand Travel Mart (TTM) 2019 Lifestyle—01 Mar 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has opened online applications for buyers and sellers wishing to attend the Thailand Travel Mart Plus (TTM+) Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion 2019 to be held between 5-7 June at the Ocean Marina

TATs The Seasons documentary series inspires responsible tourism Lifestyle—25 Feb 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is seeking to inspire environmental, cultural and social awareness among locals and visitors alike by placing responsible tourism at the heart of "The Seasons" travel short documentary series with 12 episodes

TATs Chinese New Year 2019 festivities kick off 1 February Lifestyle—25 Jan 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic or China and the Chinese Embassy since 2005, is planning its most festive Chinese New Year celebration ever with HRH Princess

Thailand wins Best Foreign Destination 2019 at SATTE Awards in New Lifestyle—25 Jan 19

Thailand won the "Best Foreign Destination 2019" Award at the South Asia Tours and Travels Exhibition (SATTE) 2019, one of India's most important travel trade shows organised annually in New Delhi. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) was represented

Thai tourism organisations step up war on plastic Lifestyle—22 Jan 19

The Thai Hotels Association (THA) is joining the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in its ongoing effort aimed at reducing the use of plastic. Various campaigns will encourage hotels, both THA members and independent Thai hotels, to reduce single use

Thailand extends visa-on-arrival fee waiver until 30 April 2019 Lifestyle—16 Jan 19

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that the Royal Thai Government has approved the extension of the visa-on-arrival fee waiver for citizens of 20 countries until 30 April. The decision was announced in the Royal Thai

Thailand Tourism Awards 2019 open for submissions Lifestyle—15 Jan 19

Submission for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards, the country's most prestigious awards that recognises the Thai travel industry's best and brightest, opens from 1 February to 30 April, 2019. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) initiated the biannual

Thailand Pins World Countdown Landmark in Heart of Bangkok at Ce Puts Forward Central Phuket as New Lifestyle—28 Dec 18

The government and prominent private sector companies led by Central Pattana Plc (CPN), Thailand's top retail property developer, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, and other partners joined forces to create a world-class countdown phenomenon in

TAT debuts new Hidden Shades of Amazing Thailand commercial Lifestyle—27 Dec 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand's (TAT) new TV commercial, 'Hidden Shades of Amazing Thailand', is making its satellite television debut on the BBC channel across Asia Pacific this 27 December 2018 after having been broadcast on CNN on 20 December

Blogger Thailand 2019 gears up for New Year push Lifestyle—26 Dec 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is gearing up for heightened interest in its 'TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand 2019' activity heading into the New Year, as an easy application process could produce more entries and the best competition to

TAT to promote Muslim-friendly tourism agenda at Thailand Halal Assembly Lifestyle—12 Dec 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is to again organise a special seminar and one-day tour to promote Thailand as Muslim Friendly Destination on 15-16 December during the annual Thailand Halal Assembly 2018 to be held at the Bangkok International

TAT curates three concepts to promote 55 secondary cities Lifestyle—22 Nov 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has curated three concepts for promoting the group of 55 secondary destinations to help develop and market their tourism economies and cultural assets in an environmentally-friendly way. These 55 provinces, which

GC joins with TAT and ECOALF Foundation to Celebrate Success of Upcycling the Oceans, Thailand Events—22 Nov 18

PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC), a leading innovation and chemical company in Thailand, in collaboration with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Spain's ECOALF Foundation, is celebrating the success of the "Upcycling the Oceans,

Photo News: THAI Jointly Organizes Travel Agent Seminar in Abu Dhabi Lifestyle—05 Nov 18

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) jointly organized a Travel Agent Seminar at Dusit Thani Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). Mr. Chantouch Srinilta (sixth from left),