Thailand Announces 2018 as the Year of Tourism

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has recently announced that a calendar of events is to be launched throughout Thailand in 2018 to make it the ‘Year of Tourism’, with a view to reach a larger international audience and promote and “further strengthen the Thai tourism industry by making it more sustainable, focus on quality tourism, create higher economic value, and distribute tourism income to the regional areas of Thailand.”-

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James Bond Island- One of many beautiful attractions which tourists flock to Thailand for.

Exciting News for Thai Hotel Owners and Tourists visiting Thailand

Starting from November 1, 2017 to January 1, 2019; there will be spectacular calendar of events and activities throughout Thailand, with a view to reach out to a larger international audience, thus developing the tourism industry in Thailand in line with the current Government’s 12th National Economic and Social Development Plan.

This news offers an exciting opportunity to hotels, guest houses and other accommodation providers throughout the country, as a rise in tourists is almost certain given the additional events promised. The popularity of the current Thai festivals such as Loy Krathong and the Songkran celebrations are a testament to show how popular the beautiful Thai cultural activities are with visiting tourists.

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Bangkok will be at the center of the additional cultural festivities in 2018

Thailand Hotel Revenue Management in 2018

With the additional calendar dates launched to support the Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018, accommodation providers who provide a static fixed annual rate plan may miss out planning their rates and promotions around the additional activities scheduled. Keeping an eye on how the calendar may attract visitors to your hotels city/province should certainly be taken into account in conjunction with unique promotions and social media build up for these events.

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For more information, or to see the exciting schedule for 2018, visit the calendar at Tourism Authority Thailand