Presided over by the Minister of Tourism and Sports, H.E. Mr. Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, the 12th biannual Thailand Tourism Awards 2019 presentation ceremony was held at the Samyan Mitrtown Hall, from 08.30-21.00 Hrs., on 27 September 2019 – World Tourism Day.
This year marks two decades of the Thailand Tourism Awards. Prior to the evening awards presentation ceremony, TAT staged a seminar on the two decades of the Thailand Tourism Awards and a special 'speed dating' business appointment for operators of award-winning tourism products and services and travel companies.
TAT also inaugurated the 'Kinnari Showcase 2019' consumer fair to enhance market exposure for award-winning tourism products and services among local tourists. Taking place from 28-29 September, from 10.00-12.00 Hrs., at Samyan Mitrtown, the event served as a marketing platform for operators of 60 award-winning hotels, resorts, homestays; attractions – natural, community and adventure; and spas and wellness retreats to promote their products and services.