TAT Awarded as Best Overseas Tourism Office in India


New Delhi, August 21, 2012: The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) New Delhi office was honored with an award as the “Best Overseas Tourism Office in India 2012” at the Safari India National Tourism Awards ceremony, which was held at the Ashok Hotel in New Delhi on 18th August, 2012.

The award followed a voting process by Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) committees. The TAT received acclaim for being proactive and creative in promoting Thailand as a preferred tourist destination. The TAT was also recognized for providing regular, tourist-friendly updates about the tourism market and various situations in Thailand.

Mr. Chanyuth Sawetsuwan, Assistant Director of the TAT New Delhi office, accepted the award.

The Safari Awards are organized by PATWA, which is the leading travel writers’ organization representing members from all over the world. They are given annually to recognize leadership in the fields of hotels, tourism, destinations, airlines, travel agents and individuals. The Safari Awards also recognize the professional work done by the state governments.

Safari India is a prestigious regional tourism magazine covering India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Southeast Asia.

The TAT received two Best National Tourist Organisation (NTO) Awards in the first seven months of 2012. The first was “The Best Outbound Tourism Board” in The International Tourism Conclave & Travel Awards (ITCTA) on 6 April. The “The Best Overseas Tourism Office in India 2012” from PATWA is the second major award for the TAT so far this year.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand would like to thank all its partners for their continued support for Amazing Thailand.

For more information, contact:

Tourism Authority of Thailand

B- 9/1A Vasant Vihar, New Delhi – 110057

Tel: 91 11 46741111, 41663567-9 Fax: 91 11 41663570