Thailand

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Official Name:
Kingdom of Thailand

Area: 
513,115 km2

Population: 
67.4 million

Capital: 
Bangkok

Language(s): 
Thai

Religions: 
Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and others

Currency: 
Thai Baht (THB)

Anthem: 
Phleng Chat Thai (Thai National Anthem)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Agro-Industrial Ind., Services, Fashion (Garments & Textiles, Leather, and Jewelry), Electrical and Electronics, Automotive Ind., Alternative Energy Ind

AGRICULTURE: Rubber, Rice, Cassava (Tapioca), Sugar Cane

SERVICES: Tourism, Transportation, Telecommunication, Finance, Health

EXPORT: Data Processing Machines and Parts, Motor Cars, Parts and Accessories, Rubber, Precious Stone and Jewellery, Refine Fuels, Polymers of Ethylene, Propylene, etc., Rubber Products, Chemical Products, Electronic Integrated Circuits, Rice, Machinery and Parts

Tour Info

Ministry of Tourism and Sports
Address: 4 Ratchadamnoen Nok Avenue, Watsomanas, Pomprap Sattruphai, Bangkok 10100 THAILAND

Tel: (+66) 2283 1500 
Fax: (+66) 2356 0746

www.mots.go.th

Tourism Authority of Thailand
Address: 1600 New Phetchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400 Thailand

Tel: 662 250 5500 
TAT Contact Center: 1672

www.tourismthailand.org

Kingdom of Thailand

Thailand is recognized by travelers all over the globe, as one of the world's favorite tourist destinations. The unmatched attribute of "Thainess", which is the richness of our cultural heritage combined with the warm nature and welcoming hospitality of Thai people give visitors warm memories of their special times in Thailand.

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Information

Official Name:
Kingdom of Thailand

Area: 
513,115 km2

Population: 
67.4 million

Capital: 
Bangkok

Language(s): 
Thai

Religions: 
Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and others

Currency: 
Thai Baht (THB)

Anthem: 
Phleng Chat Thai (Thai National Anthem)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Agro-Industrial Ind., Services, Fashion (Garments & Textiles, Leather, and Jewelry), Electrical and Electronics, Automotive Ind., Alternative Energy Ind

AGRICULTURE: Rubber, Rice, Cassava (Tapioca), Sugar Cane

SERVICES: Tourism, Transportation, Telecommunication, Finance, Health

EXPORT: Data Processing Machines and Parts, Motor Cars, Parts and Accessories, Rubber, Precious Stone and Jewellery, Refine Fuels, Polymers of Ethylene, Propylene, etc., Rubber Products, Chemical Products, Electronic Integrated Circuits, Rice, Machinery and Parts

Tour Info

Ministry of Tourism and Sports
Address: 4 Ratchadamnoen Nok Avenue, Watsomanas, Pomprap Sattruphai, Bangkok 10100 THAILAND

Tel: (+66) 2283 1500 
Fax: (+66) 2356 0746

www.mots.go.th

Tourism Authority of Thailand
Address: 1600 New Phetchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400 Thailand

Tel: 662 250 5500 
TAT Contact Center: 1672

www.tourismthailand.org

Kingdom of Thailand

Thailand is recognized by travelers all over the globe, as one of the world's favorite tourist destinations. The unmatched attribute of "Thainess", which is the richness of our cultural heritage combined with the warm nature and welcoming hospitality of Thai people give visitors warm memories of their special times in Thailand. This ranges from the Thai friendliness, hospitality, service mind, to various forms of arts & crafts; such as, the unique, delicate ways of carving vegetables and fruit. In terms of location, Thailand is considered as the hub for the Greater Mekong Subregion. The country is also recognized as a value-for-money destination for all types of visitors, from young backpackers to families and high-end travelers. A wealth of natural attractions, from forested mountains in the North to sunny beaches in the South is the country's valued asset; meanwhile, an endless variety of tourist attractions offers something to meet every visitor's interest - sports, history, culture, wellness, dining, nightlife, adventure, and so on. This also makes Thailand strong in niche markets; such as, health and wellness, golf, and weddings and honeymoons.

Looking through the industry development, Thailand has set new benchmarks in the marketing of travel and tourism. We now face some unique challenges in dealing with issues of sustainability and instability. Travel and tourism has been one of the country's most successful economic sectors over the last 50 years. While agriculture remains our bedrock, travel and tourism is our top service sector. It is our huge competitive advantage and has worked wonders for job creation, distribution of income, and preservation of heritage and culture.

The most important dynamic now in motion is a restoration of balance. This is the essence of the new emerging world order, especially what is being known as "The Asian Century". This restoration of balance is between the economic and ecological factors, in other words, sustainability.

The priority for Thailand's tourism industry is to look at the track record of what we have achieved over the past four to five decades, establish what has worked and what has not worked, what we can learn from, and what we can do to make sure that the wins outnumber the losses in the future.

Thailand is actively preparing for the launch of the historic ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. The Community will usher in a new and exciting era in travel and tourism in the region, with important implications for the global tourism industry.

For more information, please visit www.tourismthailand.org.

Information

Official Name:
Kingdom of Thailand

Area: 
513,115 km2

Population: 
67.4 million

Capital: 
Bangkok

Language(s): 
Thai

Religions: 
Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and others

Currency: 
Thai Baht (THB)

Anthem: 
Phleng Chat Thai (Thai National Anthem)

Economy: 
INDUSTRY: Agro-Industrial Ind., Services, Fashion (Garments & Textiles, Leather, and Jewelry), Electrical and Electronics, Automotive Ind., Alternative Energy Ind

AGRICULTURE: Rubber, Rice, Cassava (Tapioca), Sugar Cane

SERVICES: Tourism, Transportation, Telecommunication, Finance, Health

EXPORT: Data Processing Machines and Parts, Motor Cars, Parts and Accessories, Rubber, Precious Stone and Jewellery, Refine Fuels, Polymers of Ethylene, Propylene, etc., Rubber Products, Chemical Products, Electronic Integrated Circuits, Rice, Machinery and Parts

Tour Info

Ministry of Tourism and Sports
Address: 4 Ratchadamnoen Nok Avenue, Watsomanas, Pomprap Sattruphai, Bangkok 10100 THAILAND

Tel: (+66) 2283 1500 
Fax: (+66) 2356 0746

www.mots.go.th

Tourism Authority of Thailand
Address: 1600 New Phetchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400 Thailand

Tel: 662 250 5500 
TAT Contact Center: 1672

www.tourismthailand.org

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  • Thailand's New Year Countdown Celebrations 2017 31 December 2017

    The Thailand New Year Countdown Celebrations will carry the hallmarks of fun and genuine hospitality that make the kingdom such a rewarding destination to visit. The celebrations to greet the New Year in Thailand are always full of fun activities, including concerts, stage performances, fireworks displays and a mass countdown to welcome New Year in a traditional Thai way by visiting a temple.

  • Surin Elephant Round-Up and Elephant Show 2017 From 18 November 2017 - 19 November 2017

    Surin province is well-known for its domestic elephant village where it holds 'Surin Elephant Round-Up' every year to show various performance by elephants. This event also promotes tourism and preserves the local way of life of a profound bond among people and elephants in this province.

  • Loi Krathong Festival 2017 04 November 2017

    The Loi (or Loy) Krathong festival is celebrated nationwide as the full moon of the 12th lunar month – usually in November – lights up the night sky.

  • Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2017 20 October 2017

    The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is an annual event held during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar which lasts for 9 days.

  • Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival 2017 11 July 2017

    Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival is the traditional well-known festival in I-San and the largest religious ceremony in Ubon Ratchathani, which is held on Asalha Bucha Day and Khao Phansa Day every year.

  • Bun Luang & Phi Ta Khon 23 June 2017

    Phi Ta Khon is the common name for a variety of festivities held in Dan Sai, Loei province (in Thailand’s northeastern Isaan region), which take place during the first week after the 6th full moon of the year, usually in June.

  • Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2017 From 15 June 2017 - 15 August 2017

    During the event of Amazing Thailand Grand Sale, participants can experience and enjoy discounts of 10-80%, and many other privileges at participating department stores, shopping malls, King Power Duty Free, jewelry shops, golf courses, Thai products, spa and massages, hospitals as well as from the leading airlines and online travel agencies.

  • Laguna Phuket International Marathon 2017 From 03 June 2017 - 04 June 2017

    Laguna Phuket Marathon is one of Thailand and the region’s best-loved running races. This year marks the 12th edition of one of the event which will take place on 3 – 4 June, 2017.

  • Hua Hin Jazz Festival 2017 From 26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017

    One of Thailand's best-established music festivals, the Hua Hin Jazz Festival presents a dazzling lineup of both local and international jazz artists free of charge to the music-loving public.

  • Thailand's Yasothon Bun Bang Fai Festival 2017 From 12 May 2017 - 14 May 2017

    Bun Bang Fai Festival is an ancient local festival, which is associated with traditional Thai beliefs in the supernatural powers that help promote the production of rice crops for the coming planting season. In the rainy season, the local people believe that the God would hear the entreaties that they create or "Bang Fai" to send to heaven and bless them with plentiful rain for rice cultivation. So, the celebration is entirely to the God of rain.

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