Official Celebration World Tourism Day 2016

Date

27 September 2016

Bangkok
Thailand

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The official World Tourism Day 2016 celebrations will be held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Located at the heart of mainland Southeast Asia, with coasts on the Gulf of Thailand and Andaman Sea, Thailand has a reputation as the “Land of Smiles”. The country boasts thick jungle, crystal clear blue waters and an ancient culture stretching back to its time as the Kingdom of Siam.

Tourism in Thailand has been increasing rapidly in recent years. In 2015, the country became the most visited in Southeast Asia, hosting almost 30 million international tourists. This helped Thailand earn US$ 38.4 million in tourism receipts, showing that tourism is playing an ever greater role in the country’s development and path to further prosperity. Bangkok, the capital is a browsing city known for its beautiful temples, floating markets and impressive skyline.

More information on the World Tourism Day 2016 website
 



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