TAT organizes programme to promote tourism in Thailand

11:03 AM, Saturday, January 12th, 2013

 tourism in ThailandMangalore : The Tourism Authority of Thailand  has plans to boost tourism by attracting more tourists from Mangalore  to Thailand. On January 11, Friday, it organised a programme at Hotel Gateway to present Thai culture and traditions. Attractive Thai dance was presented  on the occasion, and Thai tradition was also on display.

Speaking at the function, Sethaphan Buddhani, Director of Tourism Authority of Thailand, Mumbai office, said  Thailand sees Mangalore as a market for the growth of Thai tourism and pointed out that most Indian travelers from Thailand were from smaller pockets. He said Thailand received 10,16.013 tourists in  2012 as against 9,16,787 in the previous year, thereby registering a growth of 11 per cent.

As a part of the strategy for 2013, the Tourism Authority of Thailand will be promoting newer destinations in Northern Thailand including Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Khao Yai along with attractions from South- Trang, Surat Thani and Koh Samui.


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