Tourism authority launches an amazing thailand tourism year 2018

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is set to introduce the Amazing-Thailand Tourism Year 2018 on November 1 as a measure to assist the National Tourism Development Plan of the government's and coordinate its effort to highlight a busy schedule of international events.

Deputy PM General T Patimapragorn was speaking at a media event. He stressed that The Amazing-Thailand Tourism-Year 2018, demonstrated the significance and importance of tourism promotion in the national agenda of the government. There is an emphasis on tourism in the country. As per the 12th National Economic & Social Development Plan and 2nd National Tourism Development Plan, it has the duty to maintain a harmony between the environment, economy, and benefits accrued to the Thai society. This program gives an outstanding opportunity to the country to show its capabilities in the several major events which are being hosted by the Kingdom in 2017 as well as in 2018.

The schedule for 2017 & 2018 has the following events:

International Fleet Review which will be hosted by the Royal Thai Navy to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the formation of ASEAN since its founding. 40 modern warships, 10,000 crew members, and 30 countries will join the Fleet Display to be held at Bay of Pattaya from 13th November to 22nd November 2017.

An Air Race 1 World Cup Thailand 2017 will be held at the U-Tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airport from 17th November to 19th November 2017. It will feature multiple heats simultaneously.

4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism will be held in May 2018 and will boost the efforts of TAT gastronomy tourism to promote Thai food. It will showcase the delicious culinary potential of the country on a global platform.

Moto Grand Prix World Championship Superbike race will be the highlight of the Buri Ram Chang International Circuit Thailand. It will commence from October 2018.

Y Supasorn, Governor TAT said that all these events will go a long way to strengthen the perception that Thailand serves as an ideal venue for various activities. Amazing-Thailand Tourism-Year 2018 is most enduring and award-winning tourism promotion campaign of the country. It will highlight several fresh and fascinating international events and enhance the culture of the country. It has the aim to make Thai tourism attractive and appealing,” he added.

The competition for visual identity logo for an Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 was a huge hit and received 168 entries. The design which won features an ‘infinity’ motif that combines iconic Thai symbols associated with the exclusive cultural legacy and elephants besides the Royal Barge.

Posted On : 26 September,2017