Traditional Thai massage listed as an UNESCO ‘intangible cultural heritage’

Traditional Thai massage listed as an UNESCO ‘intangible cultural heritage’

Bangkok, 18 December 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud that traditional Thai massage (‘Nuat Thai’) has been inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity for 2019. This is second such UNESCO honour following the addition of ‘Khon’, Thailand’s masked dance drama, last year. Thai Massage at Phothalai Spa in Phothalai the Thai Wellness Center, Bangkok TAT Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn said, “Nuat…

Amazing Thailand wins Best Asia-Pacific Destination at Irish Travel Trade Awards 2019

Amazing Thailand wins Best Asia-Pacific Destination at Irish Travel Trade Awards 2019

Dublin, Ireland, 9 December, 2019 – Thailand won the ‘Best Destination Asia and Pacific’ at the 28th Irish Travel Trade Awards Gala Dinner conferred on 22 November, 2019. About 350 Irish industry representatives attended the gala event organised annually by the Ireland Travel Trade Network to recognise and reward excellence in products and services as voted by Irish travel agents, North and South. Awards were presented in the following categories: Airlines, Destination,…

TAT announces winners of Responsible Thailand Awards 2019

TAT announces winners of Responsible Thailand Awards 2019

London – Four Thai hotels and resorts, an elephant sanctuary and a non-governmental organisation promoting community-based tourism have been conferred the Responsible Thailand Awards 2019 in recognition of their commitment to sustainable and responsible tourism. Organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in cooperation with the UK publishing company Wanderlust Travel Media, the Awards “recognise and celebrate organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to sustainable tourism developments, as…

TAT presents 94 Thailand Tourism Awards to Thai travel industry’s best and brightest

TAT presents 94 Thailand Tourism Awards to Thai travel industry’s best and brightest

Bangkok, 27 September 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is proud to presents 94 Thailand Tourism Awards (Hall of Fame 6 Awards and Kinnari 88 Awards) that recognise the Thai travel industry’s best and brightest for their excellence in delivering remarkable service and experience to local and international tourists. Presided over by the Minister of Tourism and Sports, H.E. Mr. Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn, the 12th biannual Thailand Tourism Awards…

TAT wins Best NTO for the fifth time at TTG Travel Awards 2019

TAT wins Best NTO for the fifth time at TTG Travel Awards 2019

Bangkok, 27 September 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) was voted by readers of the TTG Group of Travel Trade Publications as the Best National Tourism Organisation (NTO) of 2019.  This is the fifth time TAT has won this accolade, after 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2011, respectively. The award was conferred at the 30th Annual TTG Travel Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner held on 26 September, 2019, at…