Bangkok, 16 October 2023 – 4 Thai cities – Hua Hin, Mueang Kao Sukhothai, Khlong Thom, and Nan Previous Metropolis – have been listed within the ‘2023 Inexperienced Vacation spot High 100 Tales’ for showcasing exemplary vacation spot administration practices towards a accountable future for tourism.
Good follow tales of Mueang Kao Sukhothai, Khlong Thom (in Krabi), and Nan Previous Metropolis have been submitted by the Designated Areas for Sustainable Tourism Administration (DASTA), whereas the story of Hua Hin (in Prachuap Khiri Khan) was introduced by the Hua Hin Municipality.
The 2023 Inexperienced Vacation spot High 100 Tales cowl six classes comprising Vacation spot Administration, Nature and Surroundings, Atmosphere and Local weather, Tradition and Custom, Thriving Communities, and Enterprise and Advertising and marketing. The tales of Khlong Thom, Nan Previous Metropolis, and Hua Hin have been listed within the Atmosphere and Local weather class, whereas the story of Mueang Kao Sukhothai” was listed within the Nature and Surroundings class.
Ms. Thapanee Kiatphaibool, Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), stated, “TAT applauds DASTA and Hua Hin Municipality of their efforts for sustainable vacation spot administration and congratulate the folks of all 4 locations for doing their half in working towards sustainability. Their tales mirror Thailand’s path in direction of creating and delivering extra significant, one-of-a-kind journey experiences to guests from all over the world. TAT is certainly dedicated to serving to to advertise sustainable tourism locations and communities all through the dominion.”
Over time, good follow tales of Thai cities have been recognised by the annual Inexperienced Locations High 100 Tales checklist in distinction classes. These embrace Huai Pu Keng in Mae Hong Son, Ko Mak in Trat, and Sapphaya in Chai Nat within the 2022 version, Mueang Kao Sukhothai and Nan Previous Metropolis within the 2021 version, and Chiang Khan in Loei and Nan Previous Metropolis within the 2020 version.
As well as, the tales of Huai Pu Keng’s community-based tourism follow and Ko Mak’s low-carbon vacation spot effort additionally received the Inexperienced Locations Story Awards on the ITB Berlin 2023.
Inexperienced Locations High 100 Tales is an annual competitors organised by Inexperienced Locations. The competitors is held below the auspices of the High 100 Partnership, supported by the Way forward for Tourism Coalition, with particular contributions by: Inexperienced Locations, ITB Berlin, QualityCoast, Good Journey Information, Travelife, Ecotourism Australia, and DEL Turismo, along with fee-waiver sponsorship by Acorn Tourism Consulting and Simpleview.
The 2023 Inexperienced Locations High 100 Tales checklist was introduced in the course of the Inexperienced Locations 2023 Convention in Estonia on 9-10 October 2023, with greater than 250 delegates from over 40 international locations discussing Sustainable Tourism Options.