To grow community tourism, TAT uses online management system

Published on : Friday, August 23, 2019

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has started utilizing the online tourism management system ‘Local Kit’, as part of its continuing initiations to develop the quality of and add value to community-based tourism in Thailand.


Local Kit ( is a web application from Find Folk. It is geared toward community-based tourism. It was planned and designed to better at the same time efficiently manage tourism information at the community level, and be an intermediary connection between those communities and organizations; such as, TAT as well.


A main focus in the direction of the tourism industry of Thailand this year is the showcasing responsible tourism with the target of ensuring sustainability and preserving the local identity. This is in line with the TAT’s ongoing marketing communications concept of ‘Amazing Thailand: Open to the New Shades’.


Within this, we find the aims of minimizing the effect of ‘over tourism’, better spreading tourism flows and revenue on a wider and more even basis to decrease the space that lies between high- and low-income earners, and having Thai people profit from the tourism industry’s growth.


A pilot project utilizing the Local Kit system provides community tourism nature-based experiences at two villages – Ban Tha Maprang and Ban Khlong Plaen – near Khao Yai National Park, in Mu Si Sub-district of Pak Chong district in the Northeast province of Nakhon Ratchasima. The two villages provide ecotourism experiences and display the ways the locals live in harmony with their natural surroundings.


Related Posts


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

arrow2Follow TTW
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo


  • 02 WTM London 2019
  • 05 itb-asia 2019
  • 14 Hotelierseries Africa 2019
  • 18 HMIS 2019
  • 20 uzakrota Istanbul 2019
  • 22 DRT SHOW India 2019
  • 22 iitm 2020
  • 22 summitasia 2019
  • 30 PATA



      October 15 - October 17
    2. ITB Asia

      October 16 - October 18

      October 16 - October 18
    4. Deluxe Travel Market Latvia

      October 17

      October 18 - October 20
Get our toolbar!
Review on