Bangkok, 12 November, 2014 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is encouraging tourism business operators in the country to submit their products, services and marketing campaigns for the 28th ASEANTA Awards for Excellence.
The aim of these Awards is to give recognition to individuals or organisations with positive contribution to the growth and development of ASEAN tourism.
Mr. Thawatchai Arunyik, TAT Governor said, “We want to encourage any individual or organisation in Thailand’s tourism industry that are proud of their products and services to put themselves forward for consideration in these Awards. As the region is moving toward the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015, the Awards will help to further enhance Thailand’s reputation as a top tourist destination in terms of high-quality products and services, as well as creative and innovative marketing efforts.”
The ASEANTA Awards for Excellence 2014 is divided into nine categories: Best Tourism Photo; Best Tour Package; Best Airline Programme; Best Conservation Effort; Best Tourist Attraction; Best Travel Article; Best Marketing and Promotions; Best Cultural Conservation Effort, and Best Poster.
The Awards presentation ceremony will be held at the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2015, which will take place from 22 to 29 January, 2015, at the Myanmar International Convention Centre in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.Among Thailand’s tourism organisations and business operators winning these ASEANTA Awards in previous years have included: Thai Airways International (THAI), which won the Best ASEAN Conservation Effort Award 2009 for its ‘Keep the World Beautiful with THAI’ campaign; dusitD2 baraquda pattaya, which won the Best ASEAN Conservation Effort 2011 for its ‘Release of Baby Clownfish (Nemo) to their Home Reefs’ campaign; and THAI’s Royal Orchid Holidays, which won the Best ASEAN Marketing and Promotional Campaign 2010 for its ‘Thailand Plus & More’ project.
International Public Relations Division
Tourism Authority of Thailand
1600 New Petchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathevi
Tel: +66 (0) 2250 5500 ext. 4545-48
Fax: +66 (0) 2253 7419
Facebook: TAT Newsroom
Twitter: TAT Newsroom