TAT Invites Global Food-Lovers to Thai Food Festival 2013


Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) in its ongoing promotion,World Destination of Food in Thailand,invites both domestic and international tourists who love food to participate in the “Thai Food Festival” under the concept of “24/7 Everywhere…..Easy Tasty Street Food.” This campaign goes hand in hand with CNNGo’s naming Bangkok as the world’s best city for street food.

Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand Mr.Suraphon Svetasreni has invited global tourists to come to try Thai food, including CNNGo’s “Top Ten Thai Street Foods,”which includes such favorites as Moo Ping (Grilled Pork),KanomKrok (Thai coconut pudding), Cha Yen (Thai iced tea) and other delectable dishes from over 50 well-known restaurants in various areas of Bangkok.

The “Thai Food Festival” will be held between June 13-16, 2013 at the activity zone of Central World Square, Zones B and C. There are many activities in the festival, including cooking demonstrations, comedy and music performances. Many famous artists and actors will also be participating in this festival. Those registering for this event are eligible to receive the book, Amazing Street Food in Bangkok (limited copy) and many other lucky draw prizes.

In addition, TATinvites interested food lovers to learn more at the campaign website: http://www.tourismthailand.org/amazingthaifood. Here one can learn more about the amazing variety of Thai food, including recommended must-try dishes from differentregions of the country.

Site visitors can also obtain a special discount from restaurants, spas, and hotels. Moreover, online visitors can join theThai food photo contest through Instagram, the popular social media website. Interested persons can follow campaign news and related activitieson the above site as well.

The Thai Food Festival and its promotional website is yet another way the TAT is attracting visitors to Thailand. Thai food, one of the most significant of Thailand’s cultural assets, is a perfect attraction to draw more visitors to Thailand, who will then stay longer and travel more extensively within the Kingdom.

Contact information:

International Public Relations Division, Tourism Authority of Thailand

Tel: +66 (0) 2250 5500 ext. 4544-48

Fax: +66 (0) 2253 7419

E-mail: [email protected]

Web site: www.tatnews.org