Submissions for the 12th Thailand Tourism Awards
will open on 1 February and close on 30
This year the awards have been simplified
into three main categories comprising 12 sub segments.
There are now six awards in the attraction category: Outdoor
Adventure Activity, Learning and Doing, Nature and Park, Fun and
Entertainment, Historical and Culture, and Local and Community.
The accommodation sector now comprises four awards: Luxury
Hotel, Location Hotel, Resort and Design Hotel.
Whilst the health
and wellness tourism sector now has two award categories: Spa and
The selection and judging process has been
streamlined and is now classified under three concepts:
sustainable tourism, tourist voice and tourist interest.
Experts and academics from tourism-related
segments are appointed as a panel of judges to select the winners.
Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, Tourism Authority of
Thailand (TAT) Governor, said, “The Thailand Tourism Awards recognise
operators of tourism products and services that are committed on
sustainable operation and management whilst meeting the high
possible standards for quality. These awards also serve as a
catalyst for the winners, who benefit by leveraging the publicity
and increased interested in their products that help drive
Pictures from Sisaket (ศรีสะเกษ) Province, Thailand.