Thailand Tourism Festival 2016


The Thailand Tourism Festival (TTF), the kingdom’s largest domestic travel fair, returned to Lumpini Park, Bangkok for the second consecutive year in January 2016. Organised by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), the event – in its 36th year – transformed the iconic park into a mini-Thailand filled with beautiful replicas of outstanding landmarks, cultural heritages, and the best products from the five major regions – North, South, East, Central, and Northeast – across the country.

Under the ‘Discover Thainess Enjoy Amusement of Siam’ theme, the TTF 2016 inauguration ceremony held on 13 January, 2016, featured spectacular cultural processions from five major regions of Thailand and a special performance highlighting Thainess and the joy of the Thai way of life. Deputy Prime Minister His Excellency Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong, Minister of Tourism and Sports Her Excellency Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Chairman of the Board of TAT Mr. Kalin Sarasin, TAT Governor Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, and the executives of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) jointly presided over the ceremony and together sounded the drum marking the event’s official opening, sending the joy of Thainess through Thailand and the world.

During the event held from 13 to 17 January, 2016, during 12:00 – 22:00 Hrs., Thai and international visitors to learn of various aspects of Thai cultures, traditions, folk wisdoms and local ways of life from every region of the country. For more details, read more at:  36th Thailand Tourism Festival begins with great fanfare.

The parade

15 Markets 16 Floating Markets

Zone 1: 12 Hidden Gems Plus

Zone 2: The Northern Village

Zone 2: The Northeastern Village

Zone 2: The Central Village

Zone 2: The Southern Region

Zone 2: The Eastern Region

Zone 3: The Bangkok Zone

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