Tourism Authority to put on lights show in Thailand’s southern tourist resorts

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is organizing the country’s biggest ever light show in a bid to increase tourism to three southern resort provinces.

The event, titled “Aqua Lumina, the Magical Lights of Andaman” will take place in Krabi, Phuket, and Phang-nga from May 14 to June 12.

“For the Aqua Lumina, the Magical Lights of Andaman event, we estimate at least 90,000 tourists, both Thai and foreign, will attend the event, which will generate at least 700 million Baht,” Pipat Ratchakitprakarn, Minister of Tourism and Sports and Chairman of the event said.

The event will begin in Krabi province between May 14-25 at the Royal Lanta Boat Museum and Lan Phra Athit.

The event venue covering around 30,000 square metres in size. Then, this will be followed by Phuket, which will take place between May 20-31, at Nai Han Beach with an event space of over 12,000 square metres, and Phang-nga Province, which will take place between May 27 to June 12, at Memory Beach with an event area of over 14,000 square metres.

“These events are expected to help increase the travelling number of both Thai and foreign tourists, ensuring the continuity and stability of tourism industry,” Pipat said.


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