The TAT Governor, Yuthasak Supasorn, said on January 10th that this year’s event will promote environmentally responsible tourism, as it helps protect and conserve natural resources.

Thailand's handicrafts products to be showcased at the festival (Source: NNT)
The country’s largest domestic tourism festival is expected to welcome some 600,000 visitors and generate about THB400 million in circulation, which is higher than the previous year at THB390 million.

There will be exhibition zones to help visitors plan their vacations to different destinations of the country.

The TAT Governor added that the tourism sector in 2018 performed well as expected, with 38.1 million foreign visitors generating THB1.99 trillion in revenue, while Thai people have made 167 million trips generating THB1 trillion revenue, making the gross tourism revenue in 2018 being THB3.05 trillion, which is 5 percent higher than in 2017./.

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