The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) will launch the Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 on November 1, which will highlight a calendar of international events and cultural elements that enhance the appeal of the country’s tourism.
The Amazing Thailand Tourism Year 2018 promotion will focus on seven distinct categories, including sports tourism, gastronomy tourism, maritime tourism, wedding and honeymoon tourism, medical and wellness tourism, community-based tourism and leisure destinations.
– International Fleet Review, which will be hosted by the Royal Thai Navy to mark ASEAN’s 50th anniversary since its founding. Over 40 modern warships and 10,000 crew members from 30 countries are expected to join the historic fleet display on Pattaya Bay from November 13 to 22, 2017;
– Air Race 1 World Cup Thailand 2017, which is scheduled from November 17 to 19, 2017 at the U-Tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airport. It will be the only international air race where multiple heats are flown at the same time;
– 4th UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism, which is scheduled for May 2018 and will help support the TAT’s gastronomy tourism efforts by promoting Thai food and the country’s culinary potential on a global stage; and
– MotoGP World Championship superbike races, which will be hosted at Buri Ram’s Chang International Circuit starting from October 2018, following the recent signing of a three-year contract with MotoGP owner Dorna Sports.