TAT grants rewards for 28 millionth visitor to Thailand


BANGKOK – The Tourism Authority of Thailand has granted rewards including two free return tickets for the 28 millionth visitor to Thailand, aiming to attract the lucky visitor to return to Thailand in the future. 

The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) Deputy Governor for International Marketing Juthaporn Rerngronasa has led officials from Airports of Thailand, THAI Airways, True Corporation, and the Immigration Bureau to welcome Mr Singh Sundeep Kumar from India along with his family after being the 28 millionth visitor to Thailand.

The lucky visitor was traveling from Singapore to Thailand and intends to stay in Thailand for 7 days. He was given the return tickets for two passengers traveling from the originating country to and from Bangkok, with an additional 5 nights accommodation, and a smartphone equipped with a 4G network plan.

The TAT Deputy Governor has said that the number of visitors to Thailand in 2015 is expected reach 28.8 million persons which meets the designated goal. The number of visitors during the first 10 months this year has increased by 24.75 percent, 60 percent of which are from Asian countries, 30 percent from European and American countries, and from other countries by 10 percent.

She has also mentioned that there have been about 1 million visitors from India to Thailand throughout the year.