TAT holds seminar on attracting tourists from Myanmar

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BANGKOK – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has organized a seminar entitled “AEC Focus Myanmar 360” which aims to increase the number of tourists coming from Myanmar by 10 percent, focusing on medical tourism and healthcare.

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Deputy TAT Governor for Tourism Products Visanu Jaroensilp said the seminar aims to inspire the potential government and private organizations involved with the tourism industry to enhance competitiveness and attract more tourists from Myanmar. Special talks were given by experts on the challenges and opportunities of the Myanmar market.

The TAT aims to increase the number of tourists from Myanmar by 10 percent from last years 259,000 by focusing on medical tourism and healthcare. In addition, the TAT plans to establish a branch in Myanmar to conduct various marketing campaigns and agitate for additional flights between Myanmar and Thailand.