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This year’s Thailand Tourism Festival was a resounding success This year’s Thailand Tourism Festival was a resounding success

Thailand Tourism Festival Registers Record Growth

This year’s Thailand Tourism Festival was attended by 687,783 local and foreign visitors, up 8.64 percent on the 2017 event.

Held at Lumphini Park, Bangkok from January 17 – 21, the festival was designed to highlight key outstanding landmarks, cultural heritage, and the best local products, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the Thai way of life.

This year, the festival was visited by 651,188 locals and 36,595 foreigners who all spent an estimated THB390.5 million (USD12.38 million), the vast majority of which at THB181 million (USD5.7 million) was spent on food and beverage, followed by crafts and products at THB154.71 million (USD4.9 million.)

A Tourism Authority of Thailand visitor survey found a satisfaction rate of 91.7 percent from Thai visitors and 98.2 percent from foreign visitors.