Friday, 24 June 2011

Thailand Famous Tourist Attractions

Thailand has become one of the most well known and popular sites for holiday makers around the world. It is just because of its charming nature, and many tourist attractions offered to holiday makers. Lots of tourist sites can be found throughout the country and each of them has got uniqueness for itself which also provides tourists with interesting knowledge about Thai culture.

In Thailand, there are a great number of Buddhist temples that tourists can visit to learn about the national religion of Thailand. For Bangkok, it is the capital city of the country where there are many important temples situated around the city. One of the most important temples is the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, where a Buddhist image made from a large Emerald is kept. All important issues about Royal family and country will be held within this temple. The temple of Dawn is also in Bangkok on the bank of the Chao Phraya River, where one can see a very beautiful ancient architectural art within the temple. There are many more temples throughout the country, which each of them has an amazing story and background.

For people interested in watching live sport, Bangkok is the home to the two largest Thai Boxing stadiums, or Muay Thai stadiums. Muay Thai has become a popular sport around the world and the best fighters in the world appear in Lumpini and Rajadamneorn stadiums. The stadiums hold weekly matches which most of famous and best fighters will be appeared in these two stadiums. There are many boxing schools teaching Muay Thai to interested people.

Another popular activity of tourist is water activities. Thailand is so well known for the home of many beautiful beaches throughout the country, where tourists can go swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, or sun bathing on nice white sandy beaches. At the same time, tourists can enjoy buying things from local venders who sell delicious fruit, local foods, and souvenirs on the beach. Samui, Phuket, Pattaya and Hua Hin are some of great tourist destinations for having beautiful beaches and relax atmosphere that tourists are looking for.

Moreover, Thailand is also a great place for nightlife. Most entertainment venues are closed very late. Some of them may be opened until dawn for parties. There are lots of famous DJs and high-quality musicians, and other entertainers that perform in the numerous nightclubs in the most popular tour sites throughout the country.

Thailand has got so many things to offer to tourists or holiday makers. It has become one of popular tourist destinations which are waiting for tourists to visit and discover the beauty of the country and its uniqueness. Thus, don't forget to visit Thailand "The Land of Smile" for the next time you are planning a vacation!

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

TAT presents Thailand Tourism Festival 2011

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to invite Thai and foreign travelers to “Thailand tourism Festival 2011” where you will experience Thai tourism from 5 regions of Thailand, explore the latest tourist attractions, and get a chance to win prizes from TAT fun games and activities. The event will be held on June 8th-12th, 2011 at Challenger building 1-3, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Mueng Thong Thani, Nonthaburi.

The opening ceremony is scheduled to be on June 8th at 16.00 o’clock. The event, which contains 3 main parts, runs until June 12th, 2011. The first part of the exhibition, “The Seventh Birthday Anniversary Celebration of His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej, provides best opportunity for people to pay homage and blessing to HM the King via online. The National Pottery Exhibition is also held in this part. The second part: “Informative Activities Promoting tourism Knowledge is separated into 7 zones; zone 1: TAT’s latest campaign “New Heart tourism for Sustainable Thailand with photo exhibition “Thai tourism from Past to Present: Reflection of Pride”, zone 2: unique tourist attractions in 5 regions, zone 3: Sustainable tourism, zone 4: “77 places to dine, 77 places to shop”, zone 5, “Hands and Hearts: Embrace Thailand together”, zone 6: Contemporary Thai Cultural Show and Temple Fair, and zone 7: Academic Seminar on Thai tourism. The aim of the second part is to promote information of Thai tourism in each part of Thailand. The third part: “Supports on Thai products and services”. Products from all over the country will be available including handicrafts, local goods, OTOP products, and tour packages in comparatively low price. Moreover, there are highlights of the festival that can be found in TAT Digital Organization booth such as tour package auction; starting at 1 baht, advanced online tourism technology, “Smile Land” Thai first Social tourism online game, “Nong Sukjai Home”, “Gifts from the New Heart” activity, and an encounter with professional Formula BMW car racer, Mr. Pasin Laturas, who will come to share his experience as the first young ambassador of TAT.

There are more games and activities with attractive prizes awaiting for you to win at the festival. Let’s experience the excitement and knowledge together at Challenger building 1-3, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Mueng Thong Thani, Nonthaburi from June 8th-12th, 2011.