BANGKOK (NNT) - The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will hold a variety of events in Bangkok to promote tourism and revitalize the economy.

Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt made the announcement after his meeting with the TAT to discuss plans to boost tourism in Bangkok. He said both sides have agreed to set up a joint working panel to oversee events and activities set to promote the unique cultural characteristics of each district in the capital. The BMA will serve as a facilitator and provide support in utilities and infrastructure while the TAT will spearhead the initiative with their tourism management expertise.

At least 12 festivals will be organized to attract domestic and international tourists such as the outdoor movie festival this month and the boat racing festival expected to be held in October. The Bangkok governor believes that these events will boost the economy and provide a fun experience for participants both domestically and internationally.

Bangkok and TAT to Host Festivals in Bangkok to Promote Tourism