Friday May 25, 2018 02:32

THE TOURISM AUTHORITY OF THAILAND Press Releases

Thailand named as the host country for 2018 IIFA Weekend and Awards Lifestyle—23 May 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to announce that Thailand has been named as the host country for the 19th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards), which is scheduled to be held in Bangkok from 22-24 June, 2018. This

TAT Newsroom launches Insight Thainess travel documentary series Lifestyle—21 May 18

Bangkok--21 May--TAT Inter PR Division

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently launched its own travel documentary series, titled 'Insight Thainess', to promote Thai values through the country's unique way of life. The seven-part series highlights Thai local wisdom, time-honoured arts and crafts, history and natural resources, and is meant to inspire travellers worldwide to visit Thailand and experience it first-hand.

Two of the seven episodes were uploaded recently on TAT's official public relations channel, or the TAT Newsroom. The first episode, titled 'Mango with Sticky Rice', premiered in March and was filmed in Amphawa, Samut Songkhram, a small province in Central Thailand. It featured local communities that live a simple lifestyle from farming and fruit orchards, mostly coconuts, pomelos, lychees and mangos.

Insight Thainess Episode 1: Mango with Sticky Rice

Episode two, titled 'The Riviera of the Salt Field' premiered early May with a 'roadside travel' storyline. It was filmed in Ban Laem, Phetchaburi where the numerous salt fields create a snow white effect on the horizon.

Insight Thainess Episode 2: The Riviera of the Salt Field
Up next is 'The Art of Andaman' episode that features a 'natural inspiration' narrative covering the time-honoured batik handicraft of Ko Yao Noi in Phang N

Thailand Cultural Music Festivals all-star line-up readies to rock Lifestyle—18 May 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is organising the Thailand Cultural Music Festival from 25 to 26 May, 2018, at Bali Hai Bay in Pattaya targeting international travellers as TAT continues to expand its 'Open to the New Shades' offering through a

TAT announces first-ever Samui Asia Music Festival to take place this Lifestyle—17 May 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with Ko Samui Municipality and event management company IMC Live Group are pleased to announce the staging of the first ever 'Samui Asia Music Festival' on 18 and 19 August, 2018. The two-day weekend

TAT announces new Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang Nga 2019 Lifestyle—16 May 18

Following the introduction in December 2017 of the first Michelin Guide Bangkok 2018, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that this year will see the launch of an expanded edition also covering Phuket and Phang Nga and with

Thailand Travel Mart 2018 set to shine in Pattaya Lifestyle—11 May 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has selected Pattaya as the host city for this year's 'Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion' (TTM+), positioning the event in a new light as the country's travel sector

Global travel agents to experience Amazing Thailands Open to the New Shades luxury Lifestyle—02 May 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has invited leading travel agents from around the world to experience some of the best Thailand has to offer when it comes to luxury travel, in the Amazing Thailand Luxury Trade Meet & Fam Trip 2018,which is

TAT and Thai Air Asia announce Shades of the River airplane painting Lifestyle—02 May 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Thai Air Asia are delighted to announced a co-branding partnership as part of the broad strategy to promote the action-packed Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018. It also incorporates the latest Amazing Thailand

TAT Joins Hands with AirAsia to Unveil Shades of the River Aircraft Livery Promoting Thai Tourism Lifestyle—27 Apr 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) continues its 2018 Year of Thai Travel campaign, aimed at dispersing economic stimulation to secondary cities, by joining hands with Thai AirAsia to unveil the "Shades of the River" airplane livery, which reflects

TAT opens its 28th overseas office in Toronto, Canada Lifestyle—26 Apr 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has recently opened its 28th TAT overseas office in Toronto to target the high potential Canadian market. The occasion was also used to launch the "Amazing Thailand's Open to the New Shades" marketing concept in

TAT and Sharp Corporation sign MOU to co-promote Amazing Thailand Amazing Lifestyle—05 Apr 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Sharp Corporation recently signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly promote TAT's 'Amazing Thailand' campaign, utilising Sharp's latest Aquos 8K series technology to produce a cutting-edge

SHAH RUKH KHAN and HRITHIK ROSHAN figures create exclusive pre-excitement for Madame Tussauds Lifestyle—04 Apr 18

Creating buzz prior to their official launch of Bollywood Zone in late April, Madame Tussauds Bangkok exclusively contributes to 'India Mega FAM Trip' of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) by bringing in the figures of the ever famous SHAH RUKH KHAN

TAT promotes nationwide Songkran 2018 celebration in Thailands major and emerging Lifestyle—03 Apr 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Amazing Thailand's 'Open to the New Shades' marketing concept is at the heart of its 'Grand Songkran Celebrations' in Bangkok and 12 major tourist destinations around the Kingdom. These include festivities in Samut

TAT and Toyota Motor Thailand sign MOU for Amazing Thailand Go Local tourism Lifestyle—28 Mar 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Toyota Motor Thailand recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the agreement to jointly promote the TAT's 'Amazing Thailand Go Local' campaign. The MOU is in line with the Thai government's

TAT marks 58th Anniversary with traditional Thai ceremonies Lifestyle—21 Mar 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) proudly marked the 58th anniversary of its founding with traditional Thai ceremonies to commemorate its historic role in the development and promotion of the kingdom's leading service-sector industry. The 19 March

Amazing Thailand Pavilion at ITB 2018 awarded 2nd Best Exhibitor Lifestyle—14 Mar 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce that the Amazing Thailand Pavilion stand at the ITB 2018 in Berlin, Germany, has been awarded the 2nd Best Exhibitor among the top 10 from the Asia, Australia and Oceania region. During the

TATs Open to the New Shades features cultural extravaganza of new tourism products at ITB Lifestyle—09 Mar 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is showcasing a cultural extravaganza of Amazing Thailand's 'Open to the New Shades' products and services, featuring an exciting and eclectic mix of original offerings at its ITB 2018 Thailand Pavilion stand from

Annual World Wai Khru Muay Thai Ceremony 2018 brings 1,800 international disciples to Lifestyle—08 Mar 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to announce that this year's World Wai Khru Muay Thai Ceremony in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, scheduled from 16 to 17 March, expects to welcome over 1,800 international disciples of the art of Muay Thai

Thailand successfully hosts Amour Asia Pacific 2018 Lifestyle—21 Feb 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) hosted the recent Amour Asia Pacific 2018, a luxury travel trade event catering to the booming weddings and honeymoons market, confirming its status as a global leader in these lucrative niche markets. The event

Local Alike Introduces New Tours to Support Secondary Cities Lifestyle—15 Feb 18

Local Alike, a social enterprise dedicated to sustainable community-based tourism, is supporting "Amazing Thailand Go Local", a campaign by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in response to government policy for 55 provinces after the cabinet

Thailands Kai Chon ice sculpture won International Snow Sculpture Contest in Lifestyle—09 Feb 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce its ongoing support for a team of Thai ice sculptors to join the 45th International Snow Sculpture Contest 2018, held during 4-8 February as part of the 69th Sapporo Snow Festival. This mark

TAT launches Open to the New Shades concept film Lifestyle—06 Feb 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched a commercial film to illustrate its 2018 communication concept of 'Open to the New Shades'. The film is available for viewing on Amazing Thailand's YouTube Channel, or as presented here: The concept

TAT ushers in Chinese New Year with nationwide celebrations Lifestyle—06 Feb 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today kicked-off nationwide celebrations to usher in the Chinese New Year of the Dog, in collaboration with long-standing partners, the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China and the Embassy of the

Wedding Bells: Thailand to Host Amour Asia Pacific 2018 Lifestyle—02 Feb 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today announced that Thailand will host the first ever Amour Asia Pacific 2018, a luxury travel trade event that will cement the Kingdom's reputation as the destination of choice for lovers and honeymooners from

TAT highlights Thailands Unbeatable Geographic Advantage Lifestyle—25 Jan 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has highlighted Thailand's "unbeatable geographic location" at the heart of ASEAN and the Asia-Pacific region" as a major reason why visitor arrivals will continue to grow strongly in the years ahead. Mr. Tanes

Ten Talented Thai Chefs Showcase Thai Gastronomy at AFT 2018 Gala Opening Lifestyle—24 Jan 18

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018, hosted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), is pulling out all the stops with a gala ceremony highlighting Thai gastronomy and the rich culinary history of Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand. The delectable

Third Annual Thailand Yacht Show to Take Place 22-25 February in Ao Po Grand Marina, Lifestyle—19 Jan 18

Hosted by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and sponsored by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, February's Thailand Yacht Show (TYS) will attract industry leaders and regional consumers alike by combining the best aspects of yacht charter, the boating

TAT launches debut album Open to the New Shades Lifestyle—22 Jan 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has highlighted the essence of Amazing Thailand inspired by its new communication concept, 'Open to the New Shades', with the release of its debut album at a mini concert held on yesterday (20 January) as part of

Amazing Colours of the East await winners of TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand 2018 Lifestyle—18 Jan 18

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)'s is pleased to announce the itinerary for its TAT Newsroom Blogger Thailand 2018 competition as part of the 'Open to the New Shades' communication concept. Lucky winners will travel from 28 May to 1 June, 2018, to

ATF 2018 tours combine neighbouring destinations with Thai local experiences Lifestyle—17 Jan 18

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) 2018 offers buyers and media a unique opportunity to discover Chiang Mai city with a fresh new perspective by taking advantage of the Tourism Authority of Thailand's (TAT) pre- and post-event tour options. Mr. Yuthasak