Thailand Launches Website to Provide Tourism Updates of the Kingdom

Bangkok, Thailand (PressExposure) February 26, 2009 -- Holidaymakers all over the world can now visit a new website that gives them the latest information about the tourism situation on the ground in Thailand.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched the "Thailand Tourism Update" website ( The site aims to ensure tourists an enjoyable journey within Thailand by keeping them informed with latest updates. There will also be information geared for special interest tourists and repeat visitors.

Key elements of the fact-rich Web 2.0 site include constantly updated reports from independent news sources and organizations, topical feature articles on the country, blogs about Thailand by travelers around the world, RSS feeds, and a forum for travelers to discuss issues.

The site has been designed as an information resource that can handle any breaking news. A Thailand Tourism Update forum team is available online to share information and insights with forum participants.

Tourists will be able to keep themselves updated through RSS feeds on three main elements of the site: tourism news, travel blogs, and travel forums. Journalists, travellers, travel agents and tourism operators can subscribe to e-mail updates to keep themselves up to date.

Thailand Tourism Update is the first online space provided by TAT for tourists around the globe to share their knowledge, interest and experiences about travel in Thailand.

"Tens of thousands of tourists are here in Thailand right now having a great holiday enjoying the sun, smiles and cuisine we are famous for", said TAT's Deputy Governor for Policy and Planning, Mr. Suraphon Svetasreni. "Please help us get that message out to everyone around the world."

Further information:

Thailand Tourism Update: Email:

About Tourism Authority of Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) was established on the 18th March 1960. TAT was the first organization in Thailand to be specifically responsible for the promotion of tourism.

TAT supplies information and data on tourist areas to the public, publicizes Thailand with the intention of encouraging both Thai and international tourists to travel in and around Thailand, conducts studies to set development plans for tourist destinations, and co-operates with and supports the production and development of personnel in the field of tourism.

Since the inception of the first local office of TAT in Chiang Mai in 1968, there are now 22 regional offices throughout Thailand. TAT has also established many overseas offices the first being in New York, which was opened in 1965. During the past 30 years, TAT has since established 15 more offices in different parts of the world.

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Press Release Submitted On: February 26, 2009 at 1:57 am
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