Thailand As Top Global Destination For Romance

In order to raise Thailand’s position in tourism global rankings, Tourism Authority of Thailand will be placing a stronger emphasis on the extremely profitable wedding and honeymoon travel segment. This is good news for wedding hotel in Phuket that offers different wedding packages for couples who are dreaming of a romantic and memorable event.

At the press conference during the opening of Thailand Travel Mart, TanesPetsuwan,TAT deputy governor for marketing communications said that Thailand is now the top global destination for romantic weddings and honeymoons. Several marketing and promotional activities are being planned in order to reinforce Thailand’s image as a global destination for weddings and honeymoons.

Most of the potential places for destination weddings are Pattaya, Phuket, Samui, Krabi, Trang, Trat, Hua Hin-PranBuri, Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai in North Thailand. Most of the destinations for romance travel are beaches with the exception of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai.

The objective of TAT is to increase romance travel visits at 5% of the total tourist arrivals in the country. Last year, 35 million visitors were welcomed at Thai airports. In 2016, 3.37% of all visitors to Thailand were connected to a romantic themed holiday that includes weddings and honeymoons.

Latest estimates for 2016 claimed that 1.1 million visitors were classified under the romantic travel category. Approximate revenue was US$1.65 billion or US$1,500 per visitor per trip. Weddings generated 104,000 visitors while honeymoons generated 990,000 trips. The largest single source of destination weddings to Thailand is India with 400 weddings.

Thailand is perfect for weddings and honeymoons because of the presence of many breathtaking locations that are perfect for weddings. Tailor-made wedding themes can be held on the beach, underwater or aboard a luxury ship. Thais are known for hospitality and friendliness that enhances the couple’s experiences.

There is a wide range of wedding venues like wedding hotel in Phuket that guarantees unforgettable experiences. Wedding planners are available to help you plan and prepare for the momentous day. Couples can opt for a traditional Thai wedding or a Western-themed wedding and other individual wedding packages that will meet the couples taste and requirements.

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