Bangkok, 12 September 2019 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to share that its “Khon, An Aesthetic Art of Drama” poster and five other Thai tourism products and services are among the winners of the 2019 PATA Grand and Gold Awards.
Two of four prestigious PATA Grand Awards 2019 will be presented to IECD (Institut Européen de Coopération et de Développement), ASSET-H&C, Thailand and Elephant Hills Co., Ltd.
IECD, ASSET-H&C, Thailand will receive a Grand Award for Education and Training for its ‘Association of Southeast Asian Social Enterprises for Training in Hospitality and Catering (ASSET-H&C)’ initiative.
Elephant Hills Thailand will receive a Grand Award in the Environment category for its Elephant Hills, Thailand’s First Luxury Tented Jungle Camps. This is the second consecutive year that the Camps has been awarded with this honour for its elephant conservation efforts. It was honoured for the first time in 2017 with a Gold Award in the Environmental – Ecotourism Project category.
Four of 29 PATA Gold Awards 2019 will be presented to TAT and three Thai tourism operators.
TAT’s ‘Khon – An Aesthetic Art of Drama’ poster will receive a Gold Award in the Marketing Media – Travel Poster.
YANNA Ventures, Thailand will receive a Gold Award in the Environment – Ecotourism Project category for its Cardamom Tented Camp.
Diethelm Travel Group, Thailand will receive a Gold Award in the Marketing Media – E-Newsletter category for its Diethelm Cares project.
Destination Asia, Thailand will receive a Gold Award in the Travel Journalism – Travel Guidebook for its eBook on Thailand.
The six winners from Thailand will be among 27 separate organisations and individuals to receive the recognitions at the 2019 PATA Gold Awards Dinner and Award Presentation in Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan on 19 September during the PATA Travel Mart 2019. There are in total 33 Grand and Gold Awards to be presented at the event.
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