BANGKOK, 25 June 2012 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has recently launched 10 new travel routes based on Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s royally-initiated projects, with the objective of boosting domestic tourism as well as spreading income to the locals.
TAT Deputy Governor for Domestic Market Thawatchai Aranyik said that the TAT has based 10 new tourism routes on Her Majesty the Queen’s royally-initiated projects, such as the turtle conservation project, the revival of mangrove forests and Thai silk, among others. The 10 destinations include Chon Buri, Ang Thong, Ratcha Buri, Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Prachuab Khiri Khan, Sakol Nakhon, Narathiwat, Ubon Ratchathani, and the Grand Palace in Bangkok.
All the 10 routes have been specially selected by the TAT to allow the Thai population a chance to follow in the royal footsteps of Her Majesty the Queen, in order to learn more about the various royal initiations thought up for the benefits of the country and its people. Apart from responding to Her Majesty’s initiations, the campaign also aims to spread income to the local people as well.