Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017
Gen Tanasak Patimapragorn who is the Deputy Prime Minister had called a meeting with the sports, tourism and culture reform committee that is the 6th committee under the mobilization of the administrative reform commission appointed by the government.
The meeting has agreed to promote 2018 as a year of sustainable tourism on the theme of ‘Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018’ that focuses on the uniqueness and cultural values of Thailand.
The goal is to lure an additional high quality of tourists and at the same time maintaining the existing broader market with an effort to expand the economic value and also distribute wealth to promote provinces.
The meeting was also informed of the latest ranking by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) placed by Thailand.
According this ranking Thailand was placed ninth on terms of the number of international visitors and third in terms of income that had been generated from tourism.