Follow in His Majesty’s footsteps with a new TAT travel guide
Authority of Thailand Chiang Mai head Wisut Buachum reported on the launch
of the new TAT Guide Book “Following the 70 ways of His Majesty the King”
The Tourism Authority of Thailand has
launched a new guide book that follows His Majesty the King’s travels around
Thailand. Seventy routes are mapped out in the book and visit Royal Projects
across the country. Seven of those routes are in Chiang Mai and include
Bhubing Palace, Teentok Royal Project, Mon Ngor Royal Project, Huay Luk
Royal Project, Chiang Mai Royal Agricultural Center, Huai Hongkrai Royal
Development Study Center initiated by HM the King, and the Royal
Agricultural Station Angkhang.
TAT Chiang Mai Director Wisut Buachum
said that the book includes historical details of each project, samples of
routes, contact information and how to travel. The book is available at the
Head Office and 40 offices of the TAT around the country. Chiang Mai’s TAT
Office is located on the Lamphun Road near Nawarat Bridge. The book is also
available for download as an e-book at
A new guide for mountain visits will be
launched December 16; Mountain Visits to Follow the Father’s Footsteps and
will feature ten routes visiting 36 projects.
Sombat Tour to give 89 free seats every day
To honor His Majesty the King
Tour is offering 89 free seats a day until January 24, 2017 for those
wishing to travel to Bangkok to pay their respects to His Majesty the King
at the Grand Palace.
Tour will be giving away 89 seats for free every single day until January
24, 2017 so that people can travel to Bangkok to honor His Majesty the King
at the Grand Palace in Bangkok.
Worawith Tiesakul, the Manager of Sombat Tour, Chiang Mai told Chanchai
Keelapang, the Director of Chiang Mai Transport Office, that the company
will be offering free tickets daily to passengers wishing to travel to
Bangkok to pay their respects at the Grand Palace. He asked that interested
people contact the company for tickets on the first class air conditioned
buses in advance. Buses leave three times a day at 9 a.m., 5 p.m., and 6
p.m. People wanting to travel can contact the counter of Sombat Tour at
Chiang Mai Arcade 1 and 2 and at office of Sombat Tour, Star Avenue Project,
or call for information at 053-304041 or Call Center 1215.
Director of the Chiang Mai Transport Office said the office supports this
project o offering 89 seats for 89 days and said it would help helpful for
those wishing to pay their respects to HM the King. He added that the State
Railway of Thailand may find itself fully booked and this would help a great
Check in to Chiang Mai High Season and get a chance to win prizes
Miss Universe China finalists welcomed to Chiang Mai
Pawin Chamniprasart and Wisut Buachoom are joined by Miss Universe China
2016 finalists as part of the Check in to Chiang Mai annual promotion for
the high season.
Chiang Mai Governor Pawin Chamniprasart
welcomed tourists to Chiang Mai at the Chiang Mai International Airport on
October 30 to kick off the annual “Check in to Chiang Mai” promotion.
He was joined by government officials
in welcoming the Thai Airways Flight carrying Miss Universe China 2016
finalists who came to film in Chiang Mai. The women will be visiting Bangkok
and Pattaya as well and learn Thai culture and activities. The fifteen
finalists learned to “wai” and prostrate themselves from Chalita Suansanei,
Miss Universe Thailand 2016 at Wat Tevarajkunchorn, Thai dramatic arts,
merit making and how to fold lotus at Wat Pha That Doi Suthep. They will
also learn Muay Thai and take a sea tour by boat.
All pre-final activities will be filmed
for broadcast on November 12 at 7 p.m. on LeTV in China as well as via chat
such as Weibo and WeChat. The finalists will also be featured during their
trip to Thailand in major Chinese magazines. Around 500 million views of
their activities are expected.
On the same day, the inaugural flight
of Malindo Air from Kuala Lumpur landed at Chiang Mai International Airport,
the new route for the airline will connect Chiang Mai to Kuala Lumpur
directly daily, departing from Kuala Lumpur at 10:35 a.m. and departing
Chiang Mai for Kuala Lumpur at 1:40 p.m.
Wisut Buachum, Director of TAT, Chiang
Mai Branch said visitors can use the hashtag #CheckinChiangMai for 3 months
from 1 November 2016 to 31 January 2017 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
and get the chance to win prizes such as air tickets, accommodation, and
other prizes awarded to activity participants, sponsored by Thai AirAsia,
accommodation from hotel members of Thai Hotels Association (Northern
Chapter). For more information check