DASTA to Promote Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet as Hub of Asian Cultural Tourism; ACN Newswire

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Thailand – Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns

BANGKOK, Aug 16, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – DASTA, the government agency which aims to develop sustainable tourism in Thailand, is seeking to promote the region of Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet in becoming a hub for cultural and heritage tourism in Asia, and a destination which will attract a greater number of higher-quality, foreign tourists to its magnificent sites, while enhancing the regional economy and local standards of living.

Col. Dr Narikatipak Saengsanit, DASTA’s Director-General, laid out his agency’s plans to transform Sukhothai and the Associated Towns into the heritage destination in Asia, highlighting some of the unique and stunning qualities of the region’s many archaeological sites, magnificently preserved, which form the origins of Thai culture, and the arts, and the pervasive sense of an ancient civilisation, which qualified the region for its UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites.

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