Media launch Phuket marathon

March 10, 2017 by  
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BANGKOK, 10 March 2017: Go Adventure Asia is meeting the press, 14 March, to launch the 2017 Laguna Phuket Marathon, an international sports events endorsed by the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau.

Go Adventure Asia organises the annual event led by the company’s general manager Roman Fosser.

The launch media event will be attended by TAT director of events promotion, Apichai Chatchalermkit, of the Tourism Authority of Thailand; Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau director exhibitions and events Jaruwan Suwannasat, Laguna Phuket senior assistant vice president  Anthony Loh and  Floesser. Read more

Thailand embarks on sports tourism campaign

February 21, 2017 by  
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BANGKOK, 21 February 2017: Thailand’s Ministry of Tourism and Sports will increase efforts to promote Thailand as a sports hub during the up-coming ITB Berlin, 8 to 12 March.

Tourism and sports minister, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, said sports was a priority sector that could help to promote the country on the international stage this year.

The minister first introduced a major sports tourism campaign at the Thailand Travel Mart in Chiang Mai, June 2016, when the Sports Authority of Thailand attended the event for the first time. Read more

Top of the Gulf Regatta a money maker

April 2, 2015 by  
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BANGKOK, 2 April 2015: Asia’s largest multi-class regatta, Top of the Gulf Regatta, should generate more than THB40 million over the four-day event, 30 April to 4 May, the organiser Ocean Marina Yacht Club stated at a press briefing Wednesday.

Around 700 sailors are expected to descend on Jomtien, Pattaya, for the annual yacht races.

“Sports Tourism is an area in which we see a lot of growth potential for the country. Marine events attract high-spending tourists, many of them frequent visitors  to Thailand,” said Minister of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul.

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Top of Gulf returns to Pattaya

March 31, 2015 by  
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PATTAYA, 31 March 2015: Asia’s largest multi-class racing regatta will take place in Pattaya 30 April to 4 May attracting a record participation of more than 700 sailors.

The 11 th edition of Top of the Gulf Regatta, will be officially introduced at a press conference Wednesday 1 April at 13:30, at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok.

Top of the Gulf Regatta is a firm favourite on the Asian sailing calendar welcoming over 250 boats and their race teams.

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