The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is holding “the 17th Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2015” until August in seven main tourist provinces, according to Executive Director of the Tourism Investment Department Wiboon Nimitrwanich. Mr.Wiboon revealed that 2015 is the year of “Discover Thainess” campaign which the government has launched to boost tourism in the country.
Each month, special activities will be held in “the 17th Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2015”. Seven provinces in which the event will take place are Pattaya (Chonburi), Chiang Mai, Phuket, Hat Yai (Songkhla), Hua Hin (Prachuap Khiri Khan), Udon Thani and the capital city Bangkok which hosted the event during 11-14 June at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. “We hope to boost public spending in tourism including foods, products and services. At the same time, the event can position Thailand as the centre for trade and tourism in ASEAN,” said Mr.Wiboon.